The prosecution in the case against former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak called witnesses to reveal who ordered police to shoot at protesters. Instead, they denied knowing of any such orders.
Militants killed at least five Israelis in an attack on southern Israel. Israel Radio reported that the militants were dressed in Egyptian uniforms, and fired on a bus and cars from across the border.
Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak makes a second appearance at a Cairo court house today, where nearly 100 lawyers engaged in shouting matches and shoving as they argued about the case.
Amid a US campaign to support democratic transition in Egypt, a state-run magazine derided the US 'ambassador from hell' and officials are investigating groups who accepted funding.
Outside the courtroom where former President Mubarak appeared inside the defendant's cage today, one man waved a noose while others expressed satisfaction that justice was being served.
Egyptians have pushed hard for a speedy trial of ousted President Hosni Mubarak, who appeared in a Cairo courthouse today. But key aspects of transitional justice are being overlooked.
Egyptian protesters, who reoccupied Tahrir Square 10 days ago, say they want a change in policies – not just personalities – to show that the military rulers are serious about democratic reform.
The strictest of Egypt's Islamists, some with roots in terrorist groups in the 1980s and '90s, are emerging from the shadows of the Mubarak era to fight for power at the ballot box.
A verdict for two policemen accused in the murder of Khaled Said, the young man whose beating death helped spark Egypt's revolution, was postponed until September.
Cadets at Egypt's police academy say they face disdain from a society that sees them as remnants of Mubarak's regime, while the public sees them as both ineffective and overbearing.
Why? Well, it was coming from the IMF.
A 'boot camp' for Egyptian entrepreneurs is one of a number of US initiatives to support economic and democratic reform. But not all Egyptians welcome the help.
Many thought Egypt's pervasive sexual harassment had ebbed when men and women rallied side by side for revolution. But old habits have returned.
Twitter and Facebook were flooded with posts from Egyptian women and men in a June 20 online campaign calling for an end to Egypt's notoriously rampant sexual harassment of women.
Egypt's interim government this week recognized the new political party of the Muslim Brotherhood, a formerly banned group that is seeking a prominent role in the new Egypt.
Egypt's $3 billion IMF loan will buy time for a government whose finances are wracked by investor fears and political upheaval. Tourism was down 46 percent in the first quarter of 2011.
The Egyptian military's use of so-called virginity tests against female democracy protesters in Tahrir Square is part of a long tradition of using sexual harassment as a tool of social control.
Egyptian protesters see a need to keep pressure on the country's interim military rulers, but some warn that their impatience could thwart their ultimate goals.
Mohamed Fahmy, who goes by Ganzeer, was one of three artists briefly arrested today on the eve of massive protests. His work is part of a wave of political and revolutionary graffiti on Cairo's streets.
If convicted, former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak could face the death penalty. Protesters are heartened by the trial, and vow to keep pressing their other demands.
In contrast with Obama's major speech two years ago in Cairo, today's address on the Middle East has generated little interest in Egypt. But Libyans and Syrians have higher hopes.
A 17-year-old was sentenced to death this week amid a wave of civilian cases tried by military tribunals in as little as five minutes. Under Mubarak, civilians rarely faced military tribunals.
In the wake of sectarian clashes that killed 15, Egypt's interim government said it will draft a new law that could better protect Christians' ability to worship in peace.