At least four people have died in Egypt after clashes between the military and Islamists, Supporters of ousted president Mohammed Morsi continue to demand his return to office and that the military quit politics.
An Egyptian court has sentenced 28 people to death for their involvement in the murder of the country's chief prosecutor in 2015. Hisham Barakat was killed in a car bomb after jihadists called for attacks on judiciary.
In addition to killing alleged IS members, Egypt police also killed two men suspected of belonging to the new Hasam terror group. Cairo has been struggling against multiple insurgencies that target state officials.
Two German tourists have been killed in a knife attack at the Egyptian holiday resort town of Hurghada. Officials said the suspected "Islamic State" inspired attack intentionally targeted foreign tourists.
A son of former Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi, Osama Morsi, has been arrested. He will face a mass trial over a bloody dispersal of a protest camp in 2013.
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