Police in Cairo clashed with demonstrators who had gathered near the presidental palace. Tens of thousands came out to protest against the draft constitution which they fear will turn Egypt into a state based on Sharia law.
An Egyptian court has sentenced senior leaders of the banned Muslim Brotherhood to life imprisonment for inciting murder. Death sentences were upheld against four other group members.
Egypt's Administrative Court has suspended parliamentary elections scheduled to begin on March 22. The country's election committee is expected to set a new date for the polls.
Prominent Egyptian activist Alaa Abdel Fattah has been sentenced to five years imprisonment for organizing an illegal protest in 2014. The demonstration took place just two days after a law banning protests was passed.
An Egyptian court has declared Palestinian movement Hamas a "terrorist" organization, according to a judicial source. The decision comes one month after Cairo added the group's military wing to its terror blacklist.
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