Assailants abducted seven Egyptian security personnel at gunpoint in the northern Sinai Peninsula early Thursday, officials said.
Fouad Gadallah, legal adviser to Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi, has resigned, the 11th presidential aide to leave the government, officials said.
Thousands of Egyptians protested outside the supreme court Friday, calling for dismissal of the justice minister and a purge of the judiciary, officials said.
Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's health has improved, and he was ordered transferred from a military hospital back to prison, an official said.
The family accused of sparking sectarian violence between Christians and Muslims that killed seven people in Khosous, Egypt, surrendered to police Monday.
A court says ex-Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak should not be held for killing protesters but must remain jailed while corruption charges are investigated.
The Egyptian government has abandoned plans to forcibly enlist striking train drivers into Egypt's army, officials said.
Violence outside of a Coptic cathedral killed two and injured 90 others before police ended the fighting Monday, Egypt's Health Ministry said.
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Thousands of protesters took to the streets in Luxor, Egypt, Friday to voice support for the grand imam of Al-Azhar University.