At least two persons were killed and three others injured on Friday when clashes erupted between supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi and residents hostile to the Muslim Brotherhood group, from which he hails.
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.
At least four people died in clashes on Friday as supporters of deposed President Mohamed Morsi mounted their boldest marches since troops crushed their protest camps demanding his reinstatement on August 14.
Joined by Egypt`s top interim leaders, Egypt`s military chief led a funeral procession on Friday for a police general killed in a raid on an Islamist stronghold near Cairo, aiming to show a national front against supporters of the ousted Islamist president.
Militants in Egypt`s northern Sinai Peninsula struck a police bus with a roadside bomb on Monday, wounding nine people and killing with a gunshot to the head a young conscript who had survived the blast, security officials said.