Israeli flares float down over Gaza tonight  in Sderot, Israel. Photograph: Andrew Burton/Getty Images

Egypt is proposing a temporary ceasefire as a first step in ending the latest Israeli-Palestinian conflict that has left more than 175 people dead.The(...)

Turkey’s ambassador to Egypt Huseyin Avni Botsali has been asked to leave. Photograph:  Amr Abdallah Dalsh/Reuters

Egypt said today it was expelling Turkey’s ambassador and accused Ankara of backing organisations bent on spreading instability - an apparent referenc(...)

US secretary of state John Kerry participates in an impromptu game of soccer with staff as he waits for his plane to refuel at Vienna airport during a flight from Islamabad to London. In an interview with Pakistani media, Mr Kerry indicated support for Egypt’s new army leaders. Photograph: Jason Reed/Reuters.

The United States today said it would work with other nations to resolve Egypt’s crisis peacefully, injecting new energy into a push to end a bloody (...)

A supporter of deposed Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi holds a copy of the Koran during a protest at the Rabaa Adawiya square, where they are camping at, in Cairo today. Photograph: Amr Abdallah Dalsh/Reuters

Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood plans new protests tomorrow as it vowed to peacefully resist the “military coup” that deposed Islamist president Mohamed M(...)