Hamas is an offshoot of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood, which has been declared a terrorist organization and pushed almost completely underground.
Former President Morsi's supporters have protested regularly since his ouster, but that has yielded little more than arrests, making some consider more violent means.
Three Al Jazeera journalists arrested in December made their first court appearance today. They are accused by authorities of belonging to a terrorist organization – the Muslim Brotherhood.
Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis, which took responsibility for Sunday's bus bombing at Taba, says its new economic war aims to 'paralyze' Egypt's government.
But it's unclear who exactly is being charged. The names of the defendants have not been released, leaving other journalists in Cairo guessing.
Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis, which claimed responsibility for a deadly attack in Cairo last week, says it considers the military 'non-Muslim.' It stepped up attacks after former President Morsi was ousted.
Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has not yet announced his candidacy, but he is expected to win easily, despite deep polarization. He was also promoted today to the Army's highest rank.
Egypt's rulers have amended their political road map since seizing power last July. Army Gen. Abdel Fattah al-Sisi is an early front-runner in a presidential contest.
In Cairo and beyond, giant crowds danced at government-backed rallies and Egyptian security forces crushed demonstrations by rival Islamists and some secular activists. Clashes nationwide killed at least 29 protesters.
Six policemen were killed in attacks on Cairo's police headquarters and two other locales Friday. The bombings come amid deep polarization as the military-led transition moves forward.