Thousands of opponents of President Mohammed Morsi are waiting on Cairo's Tahrir Platz. They are waiting to see if he will resign before the military steps in, as it has promised.
A leading left-of-center politician has filed the required documentation to run in Egypt’s presidential election. Hamdeen Sabahi is seen as the main rival to former army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sissi.
Legal sources in Egypt say a court in Cairo has jailed at least 119 members of the Muslim Brotherhood. The group was convicted in relation to violence after the overthrow of Mohammed Morsi.
So far this year, a car bomb gutted the Cairo police headquarters, a military helicopter was shot down, a high-level security official was assassinated, and a tourist bus was bombed near Egypt's Sinai Peninsula.
Two bombs have detonated at police outposts in Egypt's capital, Cairo. A senior police officer was killed in the bombings.
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