Egyptian anti-riot police outside  Cairo University where clashes between the security forces and student supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi resulted in the death of one student. Photograph: EPA

Egypt’s new constitution would strengthen the army’s hand and could ban Islamist parties outright, according to a draft published in state media yeste(...)

Supporters of deposed Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi run from tear gas fired by riot police during clashes on the Sixth of October Bridge over the Ramsis square area in central Cairo. Photograph: Amr Abdallah Dalsh/Reuters

A spokesman for Egypt’s interim president said today authorities expected Islamist movements to join in national reconciliation, including the Muslim (...)

Pro-Islamic Turks take part in a demonstration supporting deposed Egyptian president Mohamed Mursi in Istanbul. Photograph: Umit Bektas/Reuters

The first senior US official to visit Egypt since the army toppled the country’s elected president will hold high-level talks in Cairo today, where th(...)

Death toll after clash at Cairo military HQ rises to 51

The death toll due to violence earlier today at the Cairo headquarters of the Republican Guard has risen to 51, the head of Egypt’s emergency services(...)