Egyptian military air strikes killed 27 Islamic militants in Northern Sinai early on Friday, in one of the biggest security operations in the region months, security sources said.
Egyptian military arrested Friday a leading member of Al Qaeda-inspired Sinai-based Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis group in a raid on southern Arish city of North Sinai province, a security source said.
An Egyptian military court on Thursday sentenced a member of a pro-Islamist information website to one year in jail over leaks involving ex-army chief Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi, security officials said.
Some of the tanks are located in the square of Rab`a al- Adawiyah in east Cairo where Islamists intend to stage massive protests on Friday in support of President Mursi, who would complete his one year in office this weekend.
Egyptian military rulers have planned to demand that the country`s next constitution must safeguard its political power and independence.
Women detainees and rights groups have accused Egyptian troops of sexual assault in latest crackdown on demonstrations.
The 26-year-old blogger has also refused to apologize to Field Marshal Hussein Tantawi.
Israel-Egypt relations took a hit, when five Egyptian police were killed during a firefight between Israeli forces and fleeing militants.
Egyptian military constituted a panel of legal experts to suggest amendments to the constitution.
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