Tanks were posted throughout Cairo as supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi called for more rallies on Sunday.
Ahmed Shafiq has made his first comments since arriving in Cairo amid a swirl of rumors he had been kidnapped. The former premier and air force officer says he is still considering a run for the presidency in 2018.
The ex-general met with his lawyer after rumors circulated he may have been disappeared upon arriving in Egypt. Ahmed Shafiq is considered on of the few challengers that could successfully run against President el-Sissi.
Friday's attack on worshipers attending prayers at a mosque was the most brutal so far amid escalating violence in Sinai. The troubles there have a long history, with both religious and social factors playing a role.
The Egyptian military has carried out airstrikes and raids against militants reportedly linked to Friday's Sinai attack that killed at least 305 people. President el-Sissi promised the attack would "not go unpunished."
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