People celebrate in Cairo’s Tahrir Square on Wednesday after Egypt’s army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi declared his candidacy for the presidential election. Photograph: Asmaa Waguih/Reuters

A Muslim Brotherhood leader yesterday threatened continuing unrest in response to the presidential candidacy of Egypt’s former army chief Abdel Fat(...)

Egyptian policemen stand guard outside a court during the trial of supporters of toppled president Mohamed Morsi in Minya, Egypt, yesterday. Photograph: EPA

The leader of Egypt’s outlawed Muslim Brotherhood and 682 others went on trial today on charges including murder, a day after more than 500 sup(...)

Summary justice in Egypt

Egypt’s military regime has descended to a new low of summary justice and state terror with the threat of mass executions on an unparalle(...)

Egyptians celebrate on Tahrir Square in Cairo after the overthrow of president Hosni Mubarak in 2011. Those behind that revolution, however, say its goals have never been fulfilled. Photograph: Dylan Martinez/Reuters

Mass trials of Muslim Brotherhood figures and supporters, detentions of secular figures and legal proceedings against Al- Jazeera journalists a(...)

An Egyptian member of the Muslim Brotherhood Safwat Hegazy flashes the four-finger sign, referring to the sit-in dispersed by security forces in August, during his trial in Cairo. Photograph: Khaled Elfiqi/EPA

An Egyptian court sentenced 529 members of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood to death on charges including murder today, a defence lawyer said, (...)

Ibrahim Mahlab said he hoped to form his government within three or four days. Photograph: Reuters

A former member of Hosni Mubarak’s political party has been appointed Egypt’s new prime minister, a day after the cabinet announced its resigna(...)

Foreign and local journalists wait before the start of the trial of the journalists accused of allegedly supporting a terrorist group and spreading false information, outside Torah prison, southern Cairo, Photograph: Mohamed Kamal/EPA

Egypt put three Al Jazeera journalists on trial today on charges of aiding members of a “terrorist organisation”, in a case that human rights g(...)

Smoke rises after an explosion yesterday on a tourist bus in the Red Sea resort town of Taba in south Sinai, Egypt, in which three people were killed. Photograph: Reuters

A bomb on a tourist bus in Egypt’s Sinai killed at least two South Koreans and the Egyptian driver yesterday, army and security sources said, i(...)

Supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood carry an injured protester who was shot in Cairo on Saturday on the third anniversary of Egypt’s uprising. Photograph: Reuters/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

Standing in the forecourt of Cairo’s Zeinhom mortuary, waiting to pick up the corpse of his friend, Amr Hussein could scarcely believe he was there(...)

Egyptians supporting the army and its defence minister  Abdel Fatah al-Sissi, celebrate the anniversary of the 25th January 2011 revolution, at Tahrir square, Cairo. Photograph: Amel Pain/EPA

The anniversary of Egypt’s 2011 uprising brought a violent display of the country’s divisions, as giant crowds danced at government-backed rallies an(...)

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