Rival protesters clash outside the presidential palace in the Egyptian capital, Cairo. Anti-government demonstrators want the sharia-based draft constitution scrapped.
With ex-army chief Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi sworn in as Egypt's president, Washington has promised that it will cooperate with his government. Are US-Egyptian ties returning to the Mubarak-era status quo of military rule?
Since the Muslim Brotherhood was ousted from power in Cairo, the conservative Persian Gulf states have transferred billions of dollars to buoy up the country's economy - in the hope of maintaining stability at home.
Egypt's new president Fattah el-Sissi has promised reconciliation with political opponents, after being sworn in. However, the ex-army chief said there would be no leniency for those "with blood on their hands."
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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