Former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi ‘unwell’ after arriving at civil prison

Egypt’s ousted President Mohammed Morsi spent his first night in a civilian penitentiary in a hospital room after he complained he wasn’t feeling well, senior security officials have said.

In this video image made available by the Armed Forces of Malta from an overflying aircraft, a life raft carrying survivors floats in the sea between Malta and the Italian island of Lampedusa, following the capsize of a boat carrying an estimated 200 migrants

'We cannot let Mediterranean become a cemetery': At least 39 dead as two more migrant boats sink

Echoes of last week’s Lampedusa disaster off Italian and Egyptian coasts

John Kerry spoke to the media in Kuala Lumpur, and explained that Washington's suspension of military hardware deliveries to Egypt was 'not a withdrawal' of US friendship

Egypt condemns 'American pressure' after White House suspends arms and aid shipments

US freeze is a response to violent state crackdown on Muslim Brotherhood

The Burning Shadow, By Michelle Paver. Puffin, £12.99

The once-popular Victorian writer RM Ballantyne regularly channelled real-life adventures for his stories. His natural successor is Michelle Paver, whose children's books have sold over two million copies. A misleadingly demure former City lawyer, for research purposes she has swum with killer whales, gone seal hunting in Greenland and followed reindeer in Finland. For this Mediterranean Bronze Age novel, she has taken it comparatively easy, only crawling through claustrophobic copper mines and exploring a volcano.

Masked rebel fighters run past a journalist in the Salaheddin district of Aleppo last week

The Arab Spring backlash has killed any hope of a free and fearless press

World Focus: The sacking of journalists is seen as a way of keeping newsrooms timid and self-censored

A bloodied supporter of former President Morsi, injured in clashes with security forces in Giza near Cairo, is helped away

Egypt’s Islamist fightback grows as insurgent strikes kill nine

Series of nationwide attacks targets areas popular with British holidaymakers

The protest march triggered clashes with police and troops

Egypt: More than 50 killed as Muslim Brotherhood protest on October war anniversary

Pro-military commemorations go on regardless, as General Sissi tells the people his army is 'like the pyramids' and cannot be broken

Egypt unrest: Four dead as Muslim Brotherhood-led Anti-Coup Alliance attempt to march on Tahrir Square

Supporters of deposed President Mohamed Morsi defied continuing attempts by the Egyptian authorities to destroy the Muslim Brotherhood by staging a series of nationwide demonstrations yesterday – a move which triggered violent clashes between protesters and police.

Picture of the day: Cries of 'down with the murderer,' fill Cairo's streets

Supporters of deposed President Mohamed Morsi defied continuing attempts by the Egyptian authorities to destroy the Muslim Brotherhood by staging a series of nationwide demonstrations yesterday – a move which triggered violent clashes between protesters and police.

Tear gas fired as Pro-Morsi demonstrators clash with Egyptian security forces at Tahrir Square

Muslim Brotherhood calls for escalating protests ahead of Sunday's commemorations marking 1973 war with Israel

Book review: Sailing through Byzantium, By Maureen Freely

Orient excess: high times and deep waters by the Bosphorus

Muslim Brotherhood banned as Egyptian court seizes party's funds

Cairo court orders overthrown Islamist group to be shut down

Farmer arrested for putting hat on donkey and naming it after a general

Egyptian police have cracked down on any perceived criticism of its powerful military in the wake of the coup against former President Mohamed Morsi

Photography book review: Youssef Nabil, with text by Hans Ulrich Obrist and Marina Abramovic

Youssef Nabil’s work oscillates between a personal photographic journal and portraits featuring internationally renowned film stars, directors, popular musicians, artists, architects, and choreographers.

Security forces try to help Gen Nabil Farag, a police chief who was killed when militants in Kerdasa opened fire on troops yesterday morning

Egyptian security forces storm Kerdasa to expel pro-Morsi militants from tourist town

Police chief killed during raid, which had been held by Islamists for a month

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