Egypt: Police arrest Muslim Brotherhood chiefs Mohammed el-Beltagy and Khaled Al-Azhari

Egyptian police have arrested two top Muslim Brotherhood figures, including an outspoken former politician who has made public appeals for protests against the new military-backed government.

The caskets of 25 policemen killed on Monday morning near the Sinai town of Rafah

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Nobel laureate set to be tried for ‘betrayal of trust’ as Muslim Brotherhood’s spiritual leader is arrested

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Release of dictator signals end of hopes of Arab Spring

Egypy unrest: Hundreds held as state sets about wiping out Muslim Brotherhood

Islamists order rallies in Cairo as PM vows ‘There can be no reconciliation’

Protesters are rounded up near a burnt mosque building

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A backlash against the Egyptian state’s war on Islamists took hold today as a government building was torched in Cairo and protesters vowed to continue their defiant stance against the interim government.

We could join Egyptian peace talks, says Muslim Brotherhood

The Muslim Brotherhood has indicated for the first time that it would be willing to engage in talks to end Egypt’s ongoing political crisis – but its own stringent preconditions, clashes in central Cairo and the deepening nationwide polarisation mean a solution may be hard to come by.

Israel intercepts rocket from Egyptian territory targeted at coastal resort of Eilat

Israel's Iron Dome missile defence system intercepted a rocket launched at the Red Sea resort town of Eilat near the border with Egypt today, the army said.

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It is a plaster that cannot heal the region's perpetual turmoil

Supporters of the deposed President Mohamed Morsi protest in Cairo yesterday. Rare co-operation between Egypt and Israel saw five suspected Islamic militants killed in the Sinai desert by an Israeli rocket strike

Egypt's generals urged to tighten their grip on power

Exclusive: Former head of military intelligence is possible presidential candidate in the coming elections

Supporters of Mohamed Morsi demonstrating in Alexandria

Egypt: Mohamed Morsi's allies admit defeat and plot to fly him into exile

Deposed President could resign via a televised address and hand powers to interim Prime Minister

European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton

Robert Fisk: Baroness Ashton's low-key approach gets her all the way to Mohamed Morsi’s secret location

The 2011 Revolution showed how mature Egyptians were, even after dictatorships

President Moncef Marzouki stands in front of coffin, draped in the Tunisian flag, of the one of the eight soldiers who died in an ambush by an armed group in Mount Chaambi

Tunisia turmoil: President calls for national unity after eight soldiers ambushed and killed

Powerful union has called for the dissolution of the ruling coalition

Egyptian violence was a massacre, not a ‘post-revolution transition’

Sisi realises Egypt’s relations with Israel are far more important than any coup

Supporters of Egyptian Armed Forces General Ahmed Fattah al-Sisi wave national flags as they rally at Tahrir Square

Eyewitness in Egypt: 'Most were shot in the face – only one in the back'

The hospital next to the Rabaa mosque was filled with the blood of 37 corpses, the doctors using two weeks' worth of medical supplies in two hours

Car bomb detonated and one shot dead ahead of funeral for murdered MP in Tunisia

A man was killed and a car bomb detonated in the Tunisian capital of Tunis on Saturday during violent protests ahead of the funeral of an assassinated politician.

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