Outgoing Egyptian prime minister Hazem el-Beblawi waves as he leaves government headquarters in Cairo on Monday after announcing the government’s resignation. Photograph. EPA/STR

Egypt’s interim government headed by Hazem El-Beblawi has resigned in response to sharp criticism over its handling of the economy in a move likely(...)

A file photo dated April 2011 shows the then Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood Supreme Guide Mohammed Badie (3rd row, 3-left) standing amongst members of the group’s Shura Council as they pose for a group photo after their meeting in Cairo, Egypt. Egyptian state television reported today that the Egyptian government has labeled the Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist group. The government on has blamed the Muslim Brotherhood for an attack that targeted a regional police headquarters in northern Egypt which killed 15 people and injured more than 130. Photograph: EPA/Khaled Elfiqi

The Egyptian government formally designated the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist organisation today, accusing it of carrying out a suicide bomb attac(...)

Police detain students at Cairo’s al-Azhar University yesterday after their protest at the detention of Muslim Brotherhood leader Essam el-Erian. Photograph: Mohamed Abd El-ghany

The arrest yesterday by Egyptian security forces of Essam el-Erian completed the round-up of the most senior Muslim Brotherhood leaders. Mr Erian, a f(...)

Protesters throw stones yesterday during clashes with riot police in front of the main offices of Al-Azhar University in Cairo. Photograph: Mohamed Abd El Ghany /Reuters

Egypt’s interim prime minister has condemned an attack outside a Cairo Coptic church that killed three people, including an eight-year-old girl, pledg(...)

A demonstrator with members of the Muslim Brotherhood and supporters of ousted Egyptian president Mohamed Mursi, gestures the number four, during a protest against the military in Rabaa al-Adaweya square in Cairo yesterday. Photograph:  Amr Abdallah Dalsh/Reuters

Egyptian authorities warned the Islamist Muslim Brotherhood today against staging violent protests and tightened security in all cities and strategic (...)

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(...)

Egyptian army soldiers and medics escort former president Hosni Mubarak after he arrives at a military hospital in the southern suburb of Maadi on the outskirts of Cairo today. Photograph: Stringer/Reuters

Deposed Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak has been released from prison. He was taken by helicopter from Cairo’s Tora prison to the armed forces’ Intern(...)

The damaged interior of the Saint Moussa Church is seen a day after it was burned in sectarian violence following the dispersal of two Cairo sit-ins of supporters of the ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi, in Minya, south of Cairo, yesterday. Photograph: Roger Anis, El Shorouk Newspaper/AP

Churches and Coptic Christian homes and property have come under concerted attack in Egypt since security forces dispersed Muslim Brotherhood sit-ins (...)

Supporters of Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood stormed and torched a government building in Cairo today, while families tried to identify hundreds of mut(...)

Soldiers  patrol  tension-filled streets in Cairo. Photograph: Asmaa Waguih/Reuters

Egypt’s rival political camps are set to face off today in a duel of the squares, with each trying to muster mass support for its claim to legitimacy.(...)