For more than a month, thousands of Islamists have been camped outside Rabaa al Adawiya mosque in Cairo. But many fear the military will clear their camp now that Ramadan is over.
A botched raid has left more than 50 soldiers and police dead, according to reports. The government has struggled to contain an insurgency since the military overthrew Egypt's first democratically elected leader.
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.
A Cairo court has recommended the death penalty for 31 people convicted over the 2015 killing of the country's top prosecutor. Verdicts on a further 36 defendants are to be handed down next month.
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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