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.
The sentencing of Egyptian-American activist Mohammed Soltan to life in prison has drawn condemnation. Critics have accused Washington of putting a strategic alliance with Egypt before human rights.
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.
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.
The acquittal of Hosni Mubarak stirred up Egypt like no other incident in 2014. After this new setback to the revolution, people have become increasingly demoralized. DW correspondent Khalid El Kaoutit in Cairo.