The charges against the recently deposed president include murder and kidnapping, and come as thousands of Egyptians prepare to take to the streets.
With Secretary John Kerry confident of talks starting soon, the new imperatives in the US and Middle East can help drive a peace deal between Israel and Palestinian leaders.
A sea of exuberant fans greeted Palestinian singer Mohammed Assaf in Ramallah last night as he kicked off a victory tour in the West Bank after winning the Arab Idol singing contest.
With a democratic mandate that expired six years ago and an aging old guard around President Mahmoud Abbas, new Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah's attempted resignation is just the latest trouble.
One man alone used to employ more than 2,000 fishermen to bring in Gaza's daily catch, but Israel has reduced the areas in which Palestinians may fish, curbing the number of accessible fish.
Umm Abdullah, whose husband is on his 14th turn in prison and has been imprisoned herself, is angry with Palestinian officials for cooperating with Israelis to arrest Palestinians.