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.
Egyptian investigators are making no progress in the case of an Italian student murdered in Cairo. And they're not being very helpful to their counterparts in Rome, either, Megan Williams reports.
Several agreements with a combined worth of more than 2 billion euros have been signed between French companies and the Egyptian state. French President Francois Hollande is in Cairo as part of a regional tour.
Protesters have criticized Egyptian President al-Sissi's decision to hand over control of two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia. He warned against attempts to "terrorize" the nation amid a crack down on dissenters.
Egypt has ceded two islands to Saudi Arabia, settling a long-standing maritime dispute but angering the Egyptian opposition. The islands of Tiran and Sanafir have strategic importance.
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