Thousands of Morsi supporters have increased calls for their ousted president to be reinstated. This comes as prosecutors announced a criminal investigation into the Islamist leader, who has been secretly held by the military for nearly two weeks.
Egypt's top prosecutor has accused the suspects of involvement in attacks on churches and military targets. The militant group has increasingly targeted Christians after launching an armed insurgency in northern Sinai.
Militants in Egypt have killed three police officers and wounded five others in a drive-by shooting in the capital, Cairo. No group has claimed responsibility for the attack.
Ties between the two long-time allies were strained last year over differences on Syria, and a pair of islands. The two sides appear to have agreed to disagree over Syria, and the islands dispute may be resolved as well.
An affiliate of the so-called "Islamic State" in Egypt has urged Muslims to stay away from Christian gatherings. The group claimed responsibility for last month's twin attacks on Coptic churches that killed 46 people.
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