A health ministry official says that "up to 42" people have been killed and 300 wounded after the military opened fire on a group of protesters. The army is saying that terrorist forces attempted to storm the barracks.
The seven men, who were arrested last year and charged with posting online messages to encourage protests, have been jailed for between five and ten years, after their trial was heard in an anti-terrorist court.
At least one person has been killed in clashes at the political party's offices in the Egyptian capital. Millions have been protesting out on the streets, calling for the country's President, Mohammed Morsi, to resign.
In the 21st century, being in power doesn't mean having power. Dov Seidman, author and CEO of the corporate good governance company LRN, expands on ideas he discusses in today's Thomas Friedman column about the critical mistakes of Turkey's Prime Minister, Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Street art is an ancient Egyptian tradition, but the new book Walls of Freedom: Street Art of the Egyptian Revolution shows how the Arab Spring uprising brought it back to life as a way to fight corruption.
The democratically elected President is putting aside half an hour each evening to talk to citizens on Twitter. Last night he had to reply to just eight questions—the network is not widely used in Egypt—but is seen as a media-savvy move that counteracts recent crackdowns on journalists and activists.