Thousands of opponents of President Mohammed Morsi are waiting on Cairo's Tahrir Platz. They are waiting to see if he will resign before the military steps in, as it has promised.
An Egyptian court has sentenced 28 people to death for their involvement in the murder of the country's chief prosecutor in 2015. Hisham Barakat was killed in a car bomb after jihadists called for attacks on judiciary.
In addition to killing alleged IS members, Egypt police also killed two men suspected of belonging to the new Hasam terror group. Cairo has been struggling against multiple insurgencies that target state officials.
Two German tourists have been killed in a knife attack at the Egyptian holiday resort town of Hurghada. Officials said the suspected "Islamic State" inspired attack intentionally targeted foreign tourists.
Militants in Egypt have killed three police officers and wounded five others in a drive-by shooting in the capital, Cairo. No group has claimed responsibility for the attack.
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