Tanks were posted throughout Cairo as supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi called for more rallies on Sunday.
Prominent Egyptian journalist Wael Abbas has been removed blindfolded from his Cairo home. No reason has been stated by authorities. His presumed arrest follows recent detentions of two other bloggers.
Hazem Abdel-Azim, a prominent government opponent, has become the latest critic to be detained in Egypt. The government has been accused of failing to respect human and civil rights since the March elections.
Seventeen people have been sentenced to life for their involvement in deadly unrest when then-General el-Sissi announced his presidential bid. Now Egypt's president, he has warned against challenging his grasp on power.
Militants have attacked an Egyptian army base hours after a nationwide state of emergency was extended for the fourth time. Egypt has been fighting an insurgency since President el-Sissi toppled his predecessor in 2013.
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