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.
Egypt has marked the fifth anniversary of a pro-democracy uprising that toppled President Hosni Mubarak. Amid raised security, there was a ban on any demonstrations not approved by police.
A group of plainclothes policemen have been shot dead by gunmen in the Egyptian capital. The attack was the deadliest in Cairo in months, amid heavy policing of the city.
Egypt has opened its border with Gaza for the first time in three months. The bitter squabbles between Cairo and Hamas, which rules the Gaza Strip, have been put on hold for two days.
Egypt has expelled a French journalist who had been working as a correspondent in Cairo since 2014. The government has not explained the decision, which comes amid a media crackdown by President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi.
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