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.
Islamist group the "Sinai Province" has claimed responsibility for missiles fired at Israel, after days of clashes between the jihadis and Egyptian troops. The attack caused no casualties, Israeli officials say.
Two years ago, the Muslim Brotherhood was driven underground, after President Mohammed Morsi was deposed. Tensions between the Brotherhood and the regime now seem to be escalating. Naomi Conrad reports from Cairo.
Egypt's top prosecutor has died after a bomb attack. Hisham Barakat and his bodyguards had been taken to hospital after their car was hit outside a military academy in the Heliopolis neighborhood of the Egyptian capital.
A convoy belonging to the Egyptian state prosecutor has been targeted in a bomb attack in Cairo. It was the first the first major assassination attempt on a high government official since 2013.