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.
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.
Two bombs have detonated at police outposts in Egypt's capital, Cairo. A senior police officer was killed in the bombings.
Egypt's election commission has said presidential elections will be held May 26 and 27. Former army chief Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, who orchestrated last year's ouster of President Mohammed Morsi, is the frontrunner.
Gunmen have opened fire on a security checkpoint in northern Cairo, killing several soldiers. Two bombs have also been defused at the scene of the shooting, according to authorities.
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