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.
Several casualties have been reported after a bomb exploded near a top Egyptian court in central Cairo. The attack comes one day after a deadly bombing outside a police station in southern Egypt.
Egypt has secured a number of lucrative investment deals - including 10 billion euros in agreements with German conglomerate Siemens. German Chancellor Merkel has also invited President el-Sissi to visit Germany.
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.
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.