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 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.
Almost half of EU countries - including Germany - has contributed to Egypt's crackdown on dissent, Amnesty said in a report. The human rights group has called on the bloc to end arms transfers worth billions of euros.
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.
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.
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