Egyptian photojournalist Mahmoud Abu Zeid, better known as Shawkan, reacts behind a grill after a verdict sentenced him to five years in Cairo, Egypt. Photograph: Mohamed Hossam/EPA

An Egyptian court has sentenced 75 people to death for their involvement in a 2013 sit-in protest by Islamists that was broken up by security forces i(...)

 Supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood attend a protest in support of the ousted Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi outside the Rabaa al-Adawiya mosque, in Cairo in August 2013.  Photograph: Khaled Elfiqi/EPA

An Egyptian court has sentenced 75 people to death, including top figures in the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood group, for their involvement in a 2013 si(...)

Former Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi raises his hands inside a defendants cage in a makeshift courtroom at the national police academy, in Cairo. Photograph: Ahmed Omar/AP Photo

An Egyptian court has struck out a life sentence and ordered the retrial of ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi on charges of conspiring with for(...)

 Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood supreme Guide Mohamed Badie gestures from behind bars during a trial session in Cairo this week. Photograph: EPA

An Egyptian court has confirmed the death sentences of more than 180 Islamists, including the top leader of the Muslim Brotherhood. Lawyers say the ru(...)

In this image taken from Egypt State TV yesterday, Egypt’s toppled former president Mohammed Morsi stands inside a glass-encased metal cage in a courtroom in Cairo. Photograph: AP

Former Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi has been charged with breaking out of jail during the 2011 uprising and conspiring with foreign groups, includ(...)

Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak (85) is escorted by medical and security personnel into an ambulance to be taken by helicopter ambulance from Maadi Military Hospital to the Cairo Police Academy at the weekend. Photograph: Amr Nabil/AP

    It was billed as the “Trial of the Two Regimes”. In one courtroom, at the police academy in New Cairo on the sprawling cap(...)

Supporters of deposed Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi take part in an anti-army rally in Cairo last night. Photograph: Asmaa Waguih/Reuters.

Egypt’s new rulers today said vigils by supporters of deposed president Mohamed Morsi threatened national security, and signalled that they would end(...)

A supporter of deposed Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi holds a copy of the Koran during a protest at the Rabaa Adawiya square, where they are camping at, in Cairo today. Photograph: Amr Abdallah Dalsh/Reuters

Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood plans new protests tomorrow as it vowed to peacefully resist the “military coup” that deposed Islamist president Mohamed M(...)

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,(...)