At least 42 people have been killed and hundreds injured after the Army raids a sit-in by supporters of former President Mohamed Morsi in the Nasr City district of Cairo.
Egyptian army officials issue a 48-hour ultimatum to the Muslim Brotherhood-linked government of President Mohamed Morsi to respond to the concerns of millions of protesters who have taken to the streets calling for Morsi’s resignation, or it will “step in to restore order”.
At least 7 people are killed and more than 770 are injured during clashes between supporters and opponents of the President of Egypt Mohamed Morsi in front of the Presidential Palace in Cairo. The Egyptian Army deploys several tanks and armoured troop carriers to secure the building.
Egypt's top judges accuse President of Egypt Mohamed Morsi of staging an "unprecedented attack" on the judiciary, after he passes a decree granting himself extensive new powers. Critics and supporters have staged rallies. Crowds gathered in Cairo's Tahrir Square, vowing to stage a sit-in protest.