Egyptians outside the police academy in Cairo watch a live video feed of the trial of former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak and his sons in August 2011. An Egyptian court yesterday ordered Mubarak released from prison, saying all appeals by prosecutors to keep him behind bars had been exhausted. Photograph: Ed Ou/The New York Times

Egypt’s prosecutor will not appeal against yesterday’s court ruling to release ousted president Hosni Mubarak (85) from Tora prison where he has been (...)

Anti-Morsi protesters and riot police officers gather outside al-Fateh mosque at Ramses Square in Cairo this morning. Muslim Brotherhood supporters of the ousted   Islamist president Mohamed Morsi, including four Irish citizens, are sheltering in the mosque.  Photograph: Louafi Larbi/Reuters

Four Irish citizens have left a Cairo mosque that had been occupied by Islamist supporters of the country’s ousted president.Egyptian security forces (...)