Hundreds of Muslim Brotherhood supporters chanted “Down with the military government” outside Cairo University today, defying Egypt’s army-backed auth(...)

Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak (85) is escorted by medical and security personnel into an ambulance to be taken by helicopter ambulance from Maadi Military Hospital to the Cairo Police Academy at the weekend. Photograph: Amr Nabil/AP

    It was billed as the “Trial of the Two Regimes”. In one courtroom, at the police academy in New Cairo on the sprawling cap(...)

A supporter of Egypt’s ousted president Mohammed Morsi holds a banner with Morsi’s image during a march against Egyptian defense minister General Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi in the Nasr City district of Cairo. Photograph: AP Photo/Manu Brabo

Egypt’s defence council warned yesterday that negotiations for a peaceful resolution to the standoff between the state and the Muslim Brotherhood are (...)

An opponent of Egypt’s ousted president Mohammed Morsi waves a national flag as a military helicopter flies over Tahrir Square in Cairo. Photograph: Amr Nabil/AP

The city that gave rise to the Muslim Brotherhood is a sleepy place most of the year, let alone at the beginning of Ramadan – and at a time that its l(...)

Nobel laureate Mohamed ElBaradei was yesterday confirmed as Egypt’s vice president for foreign affairs and liberal economist Hazem El-Beblawi named a(...)