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Ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi dies after collapsing in court
Morsi was deposed by a military coup in July 2013.
Egypt court recommends death sentence for 3 journalists
Mohamed Morsi of the Muslim Brotherhood was one of the codefendants but was not sentenced to death.
Egypt sentences its former president Morsi to death
Mohamed Morsi has been sentenced to death alongside more than 100 others over jailbreaks during the 2011 Arab Spring uprising.
Irish teen due to stand trial in Egypt 'losing hope'
Ibrahim Halawa was detained last year after attending a protest against the ousting of Mohamed Morsi.
Ex-army chief Sisi declared Egypt's president-elect with 96.9% of votes
It comes almost a year after he overthrew elected Islamist leader Mohamed Morsi.
Egypt sentences 529 people to death after mass trial
A court has sentenced the Morsi supporters to death, most of whom are on the run.
Morsi trial delayed to February because of weather in Egypt
The former president is accused of inciting the killings of opposition protesters in December 2012 outside the presidential palace.
Student killed as Egypt police clash with protesters
The unrest follows nationwide repression of Islamist protests after the military-installed government listed the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist organisation.
Car bomb in Sinai region kills 10 soldiers, while blast in Cairo leaves 4 police injured
35 people were injured in the car bomb attack, while four police were wounded in the explosion in Cairo.
Security forces on high alert as Morsi appears in court in Cairo
The ousted Egyptian president is facing trial over the deaths of protesters. His supporters have accused the current government of fabricating the charges against him.
Egypt's Morsi to stand trial for 'inciting murder'
The former leader is set to stand trial along with 14 other suspects in his Muslim Brotherhood movement.
No update on status of Halawa siblings being held in Egypt
The four Irish citizens have been detained in a Cairo prison for nearly a week.
At least 17 killed in Egypt police crackdown
Security forces backed by bulldozers moved in to dismantle the camp in Cairo set up by Morsi supporters.
Egypt detains former president Morsi as five killed in further clashes
The Arab world’s most populous country has been rocked by violence that killed some 200 people since the army ousted Morsi on 3 July.
Muslim Brotherhood should not be treated as criminals – ElBaradei
Egypt’s interim premier has called for the inclusion of the Muslim Brotherhood in the democratisation process, adding that new elections would take place within a year.
Egypt: Liberal opposition leader Mohamed ElBaradei picked as new PM
The former UN nuclear watchdog chief is to be sworn in as premier later on Saturday, three days after the army overthrew Morsi.
Timeline: What's happened since Egypt's president was overthrown?
Here’s a look back key developments in Egypt in the last 24 hours as the country comes to terms with more upheaval just over two years after dictator Hosni Mubarak was overthrown.
Update: Morsi ‘no longer in charge of country’ – reports
Egypt’s army has suspended the constitution and announced early presidential elections.
16 murdered in Egypt but President Morsi refuses to step down
Today is the deadline that has been set by the army for the president to meet the “people’s demands” and step down or have a solution imposed on him.
Egypt's presidency rejects army ultimatum
Meanwhile, US president Barack Obama has called Mohamed Morsi to express his concern about ongoing unrest.
Egypt army threatens action in 48 hours if Morsi fails to resign
In a statement read out on state television, it said the demands of the people must be met and gave 48 hours, as “a last chance”.
Egyptian killed as protest targets Morsi's palace
The 23-year-old was shot dead as protesters clashed with police.
Egypt: 31 dead after football riot verdict
Riots took place in several cities across the country yesterday following the sentencing to death of 21 people for riots at a football game last year.
At least 22 dead following clashes in Egypt over football riot verdicts
Earlier a court in Port Said sentenced 21 people to death over the violence that led to 74 deaths at a football match in the coastal town last year.
Egypt: 21 people sentenced to death over Port Said football disaster
A policeman has reportedly been killed in violence in the coastal city of Port Said following the announcement of the verdicts.
Egypt: Disputed constitution signed into law, elections in two months
The referendum on the constitution passed earlier this week with a low turnout doing little to assuage the fears of the opposition.
Egypt: Opposition mulls next step after Morsi gives up expanded powers
President Mohamed Morsi has annulled the decree which gave him wide-ranging powers but the referendum on a controversial draft constitution will go ahead this coming week.
Tanks deployed at Egypt presidential palace after clashes
Five demonstrators died overnight as supporters and opponents of president Mohamed Morsi fought outside the presidential palace.
Pics: Tens of thousands of Egyptian protesters encircle presidential palace
A growing crisis over President Mohamed Morsi’s decree which widened his powers continues as scenes reminiscent of the February 2011 uprising are repeated.
Protests as Egyptian panel adopts draft constitution
Concerns have been raised about the content of the constitution and its potential restriction on freedom of expression.
Pics: Clashes as Egyptians take to Tahrir Square in their thousands... again
Egyptian police fired tear gas at protesters camped out in the Cairo square this morning as demonstrations against a power grab by President Mohamed Morsi took place across the country.
Egypt: Protests rage as Morsi promises democracy
Morsi opponents began a one-week sit-in in Tahrir Square and called for a mass protest on Tuesday.
Egyptian president branded 'new pharaoh' after assuming new powers
Nationwide protests are expected across the country today as Mohamed Morsi gave himself sweeping new powers yesterday.
Gaza conflict: Fighting rages amid continued efforts to reach peace deal
Israel is pushing for a long-term solution to the crisis as attacks on both sides of the Gaza border continued overnight.
The Daily Fix: Sunday
All the main news from today, plus a few bits and pieces you may have missed along the way…