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 has summoned the British ambassador in Cairo for comments he made about a court's decision to sentence three Al-Jazeera journalists to prison. The diplomat had said he was "shocked" by the judge's ruling.
Egypt has announced that it will hold parliamentary elections starting in October. The long-awaited polls will be the first since President Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi ousted his Islamist predecessor.
A Muslim cleric in Egypt has been suspended after allegedly saying "Prayer is better than Facebook" during the call to prayer. The case has attracted attention amid a crackdown on free speech across the country.
An Egyptian court is set to issue a verdict on three al-Jazeera journalists accused of being part of a terrorist group and broadcasting false information. One of them, Baher Mohammed, spoke to DW about his ordeal.