The Egyptian army has ousted democratically-elected President Mohammed Morsi and announced fresh elections.
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.
An Egyptian court has issued a ruling dissolving the political wing of the banned Muslim Brotherhood. It is the latest step in a campaign to crush the Islamist movement.
A year ago today, Egyptian forces forcibly cleared a protest camp of the Muslim Brotherhood in downtown Cairo. The government is suppressing reminders of what Human Rights Watch calls a crime against humanity.
Human Rights Watch has issued a report saying that a violent crackdown on protesters by Egyptian security forces last year likely amounted to "crimes against humanity." It also called for an international inquiry.
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