Supporters of Egypt’s army chief General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi holds a poster of Sisi in Tahrir square in Cairo, on the third anniversary of Egypt’s uprising yesterday. Photograph: Mohamed Abd El Ghany/Reuters

Egypt’s interim president has announced the country will have presidential elections before parliamentary polls.The elections will be held before the (...)

A military helicopter flies over Tahrir Square in Cairo this evening as clashes continued today between members of the Muslim Brotherhood and those opposed to the rule of ousted president Mohamed Morsi. Photograph: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Seventeen people were killed in violence in Egypt today as supporters of deposed Islamist president Mohamed Morsi protested his overthrow by the army,(...)