Rival protesters clash outside the presidential palace in the Egyptian capital, Cairo. Anti-government demonstrators want the sharia-based draft constitution scrapped.
A court in Egypt has given the death penalty to 188 people found guilty of murdering 13 policemen. The accused had attacked a police station in August last year.
A Cairo court has dismissed the case against former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak. The reasons for this are obvious, writes DW's Rainer Sollich.
The change needed to bring about a new, democratic Middle East can only come from within, says DW's Naser Schruf. It's the only way to effectively counter terrorist groups like the "Islamic State."
Further fatalities have been reported in Egypt as police dispersed anti-government demonstrators. Meanwhile, an Qaeda-inspired group based in the Sinai Peninsula has claimed a series of coordinated deadly bombings.
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