A man was killed and two others injured on Sunday in Egypt's central Beni Suef governorate in clashes between citizens and the police in the village of El-Maymoun.
A Salafi leader allied with the Muslim Brotherhood has vowed to stage an “Islamic Revolution” on Friday, 28 November, across the republic.
Giza security services have arrested an alleged criminal who escaped two death sentences and nine life sentences, within efforts to step up security in al-Saff area.
Egypt's army has announced that it has killed eight suspected militants in North Sinai, as part of its ongoing anti-jihadist operations.
The Salafi Daawa and its political arm, Nour Party, have slammed the Muslim Brotherhood for instigating Salafi supporters of deposed president Mohamed Morsy against the state.
Egypt's Coptic Orthodox Church won't support a specific electoral list in upcoming elections as all the lists include Christians, said Pope Tawadros II, the country's highest Coptic leader.
A group calling itself the “Sons of Sinai” released a video Nov. 2 in which they vowed to avenge the “victims of terrorism,” and fight the Sinai-based militant group Ansar Bayt Al-Maqdis, which has claimed responsibility for a number of deadly attacks on police and military forces in the past year.
Salafi Shiekh Mahmoud Shabaan, who achieved notoriety after his remarks were lampooned by satirist Bassem Youssef in early 2013, was banned from teaching at Al-Azhar University after being accused to inciting violence, Youm7 reported Monday.
Egypt’s Copts’ leader Pope Tawadros II and the accompanying delegation visited on Monday the Novojerusalemskiy, or New Jerusalem, monastery in Moscow.
Cairo Criminal Court postponed Monday the trial of former president Mohamed Morsi and fourteen others in the Presidential Palace trial until Wednesday.
The Salafi Da’wa, an ultraconservative proselytizing group, condemned Monday recent calls by Islamist political organisation Salafi Front to stage a new wave of protests entitled “The Muslim Youth Uprising” on 28 November.
The Muslim Brotherhood has rejected Islamist proposals for reconciliation with the authorities.
"The [Brotherhood] affirms to the Egyptian people, and the revolutionaries, that it stands by its principles and will not compromise. We assert that we shall not recognise the military coup and that all its consequences are void," the group said on Monday via its official website.
Abu Musab al-Maqdisy, the leader of Islamic State, called on jihadists to go to Egypt and move the battle to central Cairo to make authorities occupied. He also called for targeting armed forces convoys in governorates through car bomb.
Reda Fahmi, a leading figure of the Muslim Brotherhood, has criticized an initiative suggested by his fellow group member in the dissolved parliament, Ali Fath Al-Bab, that called for reconciliation with the current government.
Security authorities say they are currently questioning five people who returned from Syria after training with Islamic State militants and planned to carry out attacks targeting police and army forces.
Egypt's army killed three suspected militants in jihadist-stricken North Sinai on Monday, as a presidential committee arrived to discuss community issues with locals.