Clerics supporting deposed Egyptian president Mohamed Mursi attend a rally at the Raba El-Adwyia square where Mr Mursi’s supporters are camping in Cairo. Photograph: Reuters

Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood yesterday accused the army of massacring protesters staging a sit-in outside the republican guard barracks where ousted pre(...)

A man holds up a bloodied shirt at a pro-Morsi rally in Cairo yesterday near where more than 50 people were purported to have been killed by members of the Egyptian military and police in early-morning clashes. Photograph: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Just as the situation in Egypt appeared to be settling into a bloodless standoff between the contenders for power and the divided opposition front was(...)

Mohamed ElBaradei: his appointment as prime minister was suspended at the insistence of the ultraconservative Salafi Nour party. Photograph: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images

Egypt’s opposition exposed weakening divisions within its ranks when the appointment of Nobel laureate Mohamed ElBaradei, the revolutionaries’ candida(...)