Egypt expels Turkish ambassador, Turkey retaliates

Egypt said it was expelling Turkey`s ambassador and accused Ankara of backing organisations bent on undermining the country.

Egypt`s Muslim Brotherhood blasts John Kerry comments

Egypt`s Muslim Brotherhood lashed out at US Secretary of State John Kerry for saying the Islamist group "stole" the 2011 popular uprising that toppled autocrat Hosni Mubarak.

UN calls for `maximum restraint` in Egypt

The UN Security Council has called on the Egyptian government and the Muslim Brotherhood to exercise "maximum restraint".

Canada shutters embassy in Egypt

Canada has shuttered its embassy in Egypt, citing concerns about staff safety amid growing unrest in Cairo.

UN officials warn of attacks on Christians in Egypt

Coptic Christians make up between six and ten percent of Egypt`s population and their community has been the target of sectarian violence in the past.

US warns citizens to leave Egypt: State Department

The United States warned its citizens not to travel to Egypt and called on those already there to leave.

Egypt violence toll rises to 643; Islamists hold `Friday of anger`

Deeply polarised Egypt braced for renewed confrontation after the Muslim Brotherhood called for a nationwide march of millions to show anger.

Obama remarks may `embolden armed groups`: Egypt`s President

Egypt`s President suggested US President Barack Obama`s condemnation of a deadly crackdown on Islamists may "encourage violent armed groups".

Egypt President slams US labelling Morsi removal as `coup`

US Congressmen John McCain and Lindsey Graham used the term `coup` to refer to the ouster of Islamist leader Mohamed Morsi.

US, EU concerned over Egyptian stalemate

The US and the EU have expressed concern over dangerous stalemate in Egypt, as the country`s interim president announced foreign mediation efforts have failed.

Egyptian government to say mediation failed to end crisis

The chances for a negotiated end to Egypt`s political crisis looked to have hit the rocks.

UN chief calls anew for Mohamed Morsi`s release

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon appealed anew for the release of deposed Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi, in a telephone call with Egypt`s foreign minister.

Mohammed Morsi supporters vow more protest in Egypt

Defiant supporters of Egypt`s deposed president Mohammed Morsi vowed fresh protests against his ouster, raising fears of renewed violence.

Egypt`s rulers tell pro-Mursi protesters to quit camps

Egypt`s Army-backed government urged supporters of deposed president Mohamed Morsi to abandon their Cairo protest camps.

Germany chides Egypt on `selective justice`, Brotherhood defiant

Germany urged Egypt to avoid "the appearance of selective justice" amid a crackdown on deposed President Mohamed Morsi`s Muslim Brotherhood.

Egypt orders to `put an end` to Muslim Brotherhood vigils

Thousands of supporters of the Islamist Mohamed Mursi and his Muslim Brotherhood have been staging sit-ins at two locations in the Egyptian capital.

EU`s Ashton visit ends, but Egypt crisis persists

EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton met Egypt`s ousted Islamist President, saying he was "well".

Egypt`s ousted Mohamed Morsi `well`: EU`s Ashton

Egypt`s ousted President Mohamed Morsi is well, EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton said after meeting him at an undisclosed location.

11 killed in clashes between pro and anti-Morsi protesters

At least 11 people were killed and over 80 injured in deadly clashes across Egypt between supporters and opponents of ousted president Mohamed Morsi as pressure grew on the country`s new leadership to release the Islamist leader.

Egypt may have dodged civil war: US

The US Secretary of State has reportedly suggested that Egypt may have dodged a potential civil war by ousting President Mohammed Morsi.