A soldier holds his weapon on an armoured personnel carrier positioned outside Ramses Square in Cairo. Photograph: Louafi Larbi/Reuters

Supporters of deposed Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi fought a gunbattle with security forces in a Cairo mosque today, while Egypt’s army-backed gove(...)

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,(...)