François Hollande. He telephoned Egyptian president Abdel Fatah al-Sisi to “renew the expression of his solidarity”

France’s defence minister signed a €5.2-billion arms deal with Egypt on Monday, hours after the Egyptian air force bombarded Islamic State targets in(...)

A riot police officer stands guard outside a police academy, where the trial of ousted Egyptian president Mohamed Mursi and members of the Muslim Brotherhood is taking place. Photograph: Reuters

An explosion on a tourist bus in Egypt’s Sinai peninsula killed three Koreans and the Egyptian driver today, the Interior Ministry said, an ap(...)

Egyptian supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood clash with security forces in Cairo. Photograph: Khaled Elfiqi/EPA.

Egyptian police used tear gas today to end clashes in Cairo between supporters and opponents of ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi, the state new(...)

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 (...)