Ex-president Hosni Mubarak's release has added new elements to Egypt's political turbulence as members of the Muslim Brotherhood are rounded up.
Egypt's hardline military leader has warned against further protests in the country as the EU prepares to hold talks on the crisis.
At least 74 supporters of Egypt's ousted Islamist president have been shot dead during clashes with security forces, officials said.
Tens of thousands of Islamists poured onto Egypt's streets demanding ousted president Mohamed Morsi be put back in power.
Egypt's new prime minister has gotten closer to forming a cabinet as supporters of Mohamed Morsi vow to keep fighting for his reinstatement.
President Mohamed Morsi has sworn in new ministers after a Cabinet reshuffle, in a move that falls short of opposition demands.
A majority of Egyptians have backed a controversial charter in a two-round referendum. This according to ruling Islamists and official media.
Egypt's army has massed troops and carried out arrests to quell deadly militants in the Sinai Peninsula close to the borders with Gaza and Israel.
Egypt is braced for a showdown between the military and the Muslim Brotherhood as the electoral commission delayed announcing the election winner.
Egypt's Hosni Mubarak is in a coma on life support in Cairo after suffering a stroke in prison, but officials deny reports that he is clinically dead.