Egypt is bracing for another tense night as protesters for and against ousted President Mohammed Morsi gather for rival rallies.
Ahmed Shafiq has made his first comments since arriving in Cairo amid a swirl of rumors he had been kidnapped. The former premier and air force officer says he is still considering a run for the presidency in 2018.
The ex-general met with his lawyer after rumors circulated he may have been disappeared upon arriving in Egypt. Ahmed Shafiq is considered on of the few challengers that could successfully run against President el-Sissi.
Egypt has replaced the army chief of staff and several top Interior Ministry security officials. The shakeup appears to be in reaction to a deadly militant attack last week.
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.
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