Egypt's women increasingly at risk of rape and sexual assault as rights groups warn of a step up in attacks.
Opposition-led protests have spread across Egypt over a decree affording President Mohamed Morsi sweeping powers immune from judicial oversight.
A French female television reporter was sexually assaulted during a protest in Cairo, the latest of ongoing attacks on women covering unrest there.
A year after it claimed centre stage in the Arab Spring, Cairo's Tahrir Square has become an open-air market where capitalism meets the revolution.
Egypt's rulers are studying a proposal from their own advisers to bring forward parliamentary elections by two weeks after demands from protesters.
Egypt is holding the latest round of its first democratic parliamentary election in relative calm after five days of violent protests in Cairo.
Egyptians have gone to the polls in parliamentary elections after six days of violence in Cairo that has cast a pall over the transition to democracy.
Egyptian police and soldiers fired guns and teargas to clear protesters from Tahrir Square on the sixth day of clashes that have killed 13 people.
The latest round of fighting that began on Friday has left 12 dead and 500 injured, according to health ministry officials.
Military police are battling demonstrators in Tahrir Square in the third day of clashes that have killed 10 people and injured hundreds.
One year on from the Arab Spring uprising following a death in Tunisia, it spread to Egypt, Libya and Syria. The youth revolt has truly gone global.
Egypt's soldiers stormed an anti-military protest camp outside the Cabinet building, beating women with sticks and throwing concrete onto protesters.
While Egypt's secular activists were outflanked in the parliamentary elections by Islamists, they are ready for heavy battle with military leadership.
Egypt will hear the results of elections on Friday as protesters gather at a rally to remember 42 people killed in clashes with police.
The Muslim Brotherhood says it is leading Egypt's election, which would give the nation's oldest Islamist group a powerful parliamentary platform.
Fears of violence in Egypt have been unfounded, with no major violations or security incidents reported in its first free ballot in over 80 years.
Egyptians have voted in their first election since a revolt ousted Hosni Mubarak, amid fears the generals who replaced him would cling to power.
In the run-up to Egypt's first vote since Hosni Mubarak's ouster, protesters have gathered again to evict the generals who replaced him.
Young activists have organised a vote for a civilian council to guard their revolution from Egypt's rulers who they no longer trust.
Egyptian demonstrators have demanded an end to army rule and rejected the military's choice of prime minister ahead of a parliamentary vote.