Prime Minister Hazem el Beblawi intends to have his government up and running by the end of the week. But supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi.
President Obama has approved sending twelve fighter jets, 20 Harpoon missiles and 125 tank kits to Egypt, the White House has said. The military aid had been suspended after the army seized power in Cairo in 2013.
The freed Al-Jazeera journalist Peter Greste has arrived in Brisbane after spending over a year in an Egyptian prison. The Australian has called for two of his colleagues who are still in custody to be released as well.
An Egyptian court has confirmed death sentences for 183 men convicted of killing police officers in Cairo in 2013, during the power struggle between security forces and Islamist supporters of ousted President Morsi.
An Egyptian court has condemned Muslim Brotherhood spiritual leader Mohammed Badie and 13 other people to death for planning attacks on police and army institutions that were "aimed at sowing chaos."