Egypt`s prosecutor general Friday ordered an investigation into what it said were fabricated audio tapes claiming president Mohamed Morsi had been "illegally" detained immediately after his ouster last year.
Egyptian police have arrested 40 supporters of ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi's Muslim Brotherhood during protests after Friday's prayers in Cairo and Egypt's second city Alexandria, Egyptian security officials said.
An Egyptian court jailed 19 supporters of ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi for five years on Saturday for storming the offices of the head of the prestigious Al-Azhar Islamic institution, judicial sources said.
Egypt`s interior minister said on Saturday his forces have foiled several attempted terror attacks and arrested militant leaders, accusing the Muslim Brotherhood of mobilising and financing some of them to cause unrest.
The Muslim Brotherhood has proven a failure in Egypt, Syria`s Information Minister Omran al-Zohbi said on Monday, as Egyptian protesters demonstrated for a second consecutive day against Islamist President Mohamed Mursi.