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.
Former top members of the now blacklisted Muslim Brotherhood have been sentenced to life in jail - a term that amounts to 25 years. Around 15,000 of the group's members and supporters have been arrested since last year.
Egypt's state prosecutor has charged ousted president Mohammed Morsi with handing over national security documents to Qatar. The Islamist leader already faces the death penalty in several other cases.
A court has commuted the death sentence against the spiritual leader of Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood. In this case, Mohammed Badie will get life in prison, but he has also been sentenced to death in another trial.
Clashes between civilians and police in Egypt have left several dead and dozens arrested in protests marking the bloody crackdown on pro-Morsi demonstrations in Cairo one year ago.
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