Ibrahim Halawa with his sisters Fatima, Omaima and Soumaya, who have been detained  at the security forces headquarters in the Tora district of Cairo. Photogrzaph: PA Wire

Egyptian media today reported that four Irish citizens are among nine foreigners to be jailed for up to 15 days pending investigation into charges (...)

A pro-Morsi demonstrator at Al-Nour mosque on Ramses Square in Cairo reacts as a friend who was wounded after security forces opened fire on protesters is treated. Photograph: Bryan Denton/The New York Times

Tears streaking down his face, Ahmed al-Sheikh let out a long howl as his legs gave way beneath him. “My brother!” he screamed, as a passerby caught h(...)

Members of the Muslim Brotherhood and supporters of deposed Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi mourn during a funeral yesterday for two people killed in recent clashes at Rabaa Adawiya Square, where they are camping in Nasr city area, east of Cairo. Photograph: Reuters/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood yesterday rejected an interior ministry proposal for a “safe exit” and “full protection” for supporters of deposed presiden(...)