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.
Cairo has pledged a quick and "transparent" probe into the deaths of eight Mexican tourists in the country. The travelers died when they were hit by an air strike after security forces mistook them for militants.
The bomb that rocked Cairo today serves as a reminder that despite the Sissi government’s increasingly authoritarian clampdown Egypt is neither stable nor secure. This should worry the Obama administration.
Egyptian security forces last week killed a group of tourists they say they mistook for militants in the desert. One of those killed was an Egyptian tour guide. DW spoke to his family.
Egypt has announced that it will hold parliamentary elections starting in October. The long-awaited polls will be the first since President Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi ousted his Islamist predecessor.