Thousands of Morsi supporters have increased calls for their ousted president to be reinstated. This comes as prosecutors announced a criminal investigation into the Islamist leader, who has been secretly held by the military for nearly two weeks.
Senior members of Egypt's outlawed Muslim Brotherhood, who had sought refuge in Qatar, have agreed to leave the Gulf state. Doha has come under increasing pressure from its neighbors not to support the Islamist Group.
Former top members of the now blacklisted Muslim Brotherhood have been sentenced to life in jail - a term that amounts to 25 years. Around 15,000 of the group's members and supporters have been arrested since last year.
Envoys from countries around the world have gathered in the Egyptian capital to discuss raising money to reconstruct Gaza after its recent war with Israel. Costs will run into the billions.
A court has commuted the death sentence against the spiritual leader of Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood. In this case, Mohammed Badie will get life in prison, but he has also been sentenced to death in another trial.
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