The Muslim Brotherhood denied on Sunday that its Supreme Guide Mohamed Badie has made a deal to withdraw demonstrators in exchange for Mohamed Morsi's release and reinstatement as president
Mass demonstrations have filled Tahrir Square as more begin to converge on the presidential palace. The demonstrators are protesting the Muslim Brotherhood and the group's demand to reinstate ousted president Mohamed Morsi
Hamas called on Egypt Sunday to reopen the Rafah border crossing, which has been closed for three consecutive days.
Egypt's political transition after President Mohamed Mursi was ousted by the military stumbled at the first hurdle, after the choice of liberal politician Mohamed ElBaradei as interim prime minister was thrown into doubt by Islamist objections.
Violence broke out in Luxor on Friday, following a fight between a group of Christians and a single Muslim man, who died of his injuries, according to state-owned Al-Ahram.
The pro-Morsi National Alliance in Support of Legitimacy stressed in a Thursday press release that ousted president Mohamed Morsi is still the legitimate ruler of the country, describing his overthrow on Wednesday as a "military coup."
An alliance of Islamist parties and movements including ousted president Mohamed Morsi's Muslim Brotherhood has called for "peaceful protests" on Friday to denounce the military's overthrow of the Islamist president.
A number of Islamist channels actively supporting ousted president Mohamed Morsi promptly went off-air following an announcement Wednesday night that Morsi would be removed from office.
Egypt is braced for further dramatic events on Friday as the vanquished Muslim Brotherhood called for a "day of rejection" following a widespread crackdown on its leadership by the country's new interim president, Adly Mansour.
Several explosions were heard Thursday night in the Israeli Red Sea resort of Eilat near the Egyptian border, a police spokesman said, adding that the source of the blasts was not known.
The Muslim Brotherhood-owned television channel Misr 25 went off air along with several other Islamist-run channels, including the controversial Hafez and Al-Nas, shortly after the military statement announcing the ouster of president Mohamed Morsi.
Egyptian security forces on Wednesday arrested two senior leaders of the Muslim Brotherhood close to ousted president Mohamed Morsi, security officials said.
Brotherhood spokesperson Ahmed Aref on Wednesday evening denied the arrest of Supreme Guide Mohamed Badie.
The Muslim Brotherhood preemptively denied on Tuesday involvement in attacks “likely” to break out against opposition protesters at Tahrir Square and the presidential palace.
The Muslim Brotherhood issued a statement on Tuesday warning of attacks planned against anti-Morsi protesters at Tahrir square and Ittihadiya presidential palace.
Posters of Mohamed Morsi can be seen on every other Egyptian street this week, usually with the eyes gouged out and his face covered with a giant cross. But outside the Rabaa al-Adaweya mosque in Nasr City, in east Cairo, pictures of the president remain in rather better shape.
The National Salvation Front (NSF) praised the armed forces’ Monday announcement for not abandoning the Egyptian people and protecting the nation, in a statement issued Monday morning.
The United States urged Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi to hold early elections and cautioned Egypt's military not to overthrow him, U.S. officials said.
Egypt’s Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawadros II praised mass protests against the Islamist President Mohamed Mursi, in a statement published Tuesday on his Twitter account.
As millions of Egyptians take to the streets in protest against President and co-conspirator in the Benghazi attacks Mohamed Morsi, one American journalist has already been killed and no doubt there is much we are not being told.
The headquarters of the moderate Egyptian Islamist party Wasat was set on fire on Monday, in an expansion of attacks on Islamist organisations across the country.
The Light of the Desert-Documentary on St Macarius Monastery, Egypt