Both pro and anti government forces gathered in Cairo for rallies ahead of a divisive referendum - scheduled to take place on Saturday - on a new constitution that the opposition says is too Islamist.
A court in Egypt has sentenced Muslim Brotherhood leader, Mohammed Badie, and 36 other members to life in prison. Death sentences have been confirmed for ten others.
They have been branded terrorists by the government and their top leaders have been thrown in jail. Hundreds face mass executions, thousands have been killed at protests or languish in Egyptian prison cells.
An Egyptian court has confirmed death sentences against the leader of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood and almost 200 of his supporters. The majority of the 683 people originally sentenced to death were acquitted.
The former head of the army, Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, has been sworn in as Egyptian president in a ceremony in Cairo. He has pledged to restore stability, but opponents fear a return to autocratic rule.
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