Some Muslim Brotherhood supporters have taken up weapons, and the Egyptian military and police are heavily armed. But now, it seems, they have company.
Comparisons of Egypt to regional nations that have witnessed ruinous civil wars are premature – but worth noting.
Muslim Brotherhood ally Turkey has condemned the attacks, while Gulf monarchies, which have pledged $12 billion in support, voiced support for the military.
A return to long-term military management of politics has a certain charm for Egypt's generals. Here's why.
The US secretary of State initially hailed Egypt's military as 'restorers of democracy,' but after more than 500 were killed in Cairo yesterday, he is changing his tune.
The US strained mightily to avoid calling Morsi's ouster a coup and to continue military aid. Egypt's military answered back today.
The Egyptian military's violent dispersal of a Muslim Brotherhood protest camp in Cairo overnight left scores dead and has set the stage for a bloodier period in Egypt.
After days of warning, Egypt's interim government finally moved to clear protest camps filled with supporters of the deposed president.
Sinai-based Islamist militants claimed the attack was in retaliation for a drone strike that killed four of their own last week.
Mohammed Abd El-Zaher's bookshop has been binding books by hand since 1936, building a gilded reputation and withstanding the rise and fall of many a regime.
Armed with generosity, German cleaning products, and biweekly meetings to discuss politics, Hebba Bakri has trained her staff to run a tight ship.
Struggling Egyptians are more concerned with putting food on the table than dueling protest movements.
Bassem Youssef's 'America in Arabic' comes at a sensitive time for US-Egypt ties.
Some hope the EU could play a major role in curbing the growing violence in Egypt, as Morsi's Muslim Brotherhood demands his reinstatement.
While Egypt wages grandiose battles, like what defines democracy, some in the beleaguered country are fighting merely for personal safety.