Egypt's interior ministry said they killed at least 17 militants in raids in Cairo and in Fayoum, four days after a car filled with explosives wrecked outside the county's main cancer hospital, killing at least 20 people.
Militants attacked forces stationed south-west of the city of Arish, the Egyptian interior ministry said in a statement.
Amidst a controlled media narrative and a heavy blanket of government scrutiny, many Egyptians are questioning former president Mohamed Morsi's death in whispers and with discretion.
With the death of the former president, friends and colleagues say Egypt has lost a visionary who wanted to change the country’s authoritarian political framework.
Egyptian authorities halt access to TRT Arabi's website in an unannounced move following death of ousted president Mohamed Morsi in captivity.
Egypt's first and only democratically elected president Mohamed Morsi died in a courtroom amid allegations that he was banned from receiving medicine or visits. However, the United States and European countries have remained mum on his death.
After rising from obscurity to become Egypt’s first and only democratically elected president, Morsi spent his final years jailed in poor conditions.
Here's how world leaders and prominent figures are reacting to the sudden death of Egypt's first democratically elected civilian president Mohamed Morsi.
Egypt's first democratically elected president has died in the custody of a government that repeatedly ignored his deteriorating health and kept him in constant solitary confinement.
At least eight Egyptian security personnel were killed on Wednesday in the Sinai Peninsula, the centre of a long-running militant insurgency, the interior ministry confirmed. Other sources place the death toll at 10 officials.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el Sisi's brand of rule thrives on chaos and perceived threats.
National Election Authority head Lashin Ibrahim says 88.83 percent voted "yes" for changes that could keep President Abdel Fattah el Sisi in power until 2030, with 11.17 percent voting "no".
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