Constitution will be passed to interim president Adli Mansour Tuesday, making it possible that presidential elections are held ahead of parliamentary polls.
Influential Islamic scholar announces his resignation from key post with Al-Azhar because of the institution's support for the 'military coup'.
Heavy jail sentences issued against 21 female Islamist protesters illicit widespread condemnation, including from secular and liberal political ranks.
Prosecutors have charged Alaa Abdel-Fattah with organising an illegal demonstration, thuggery and inciting violence.
Misdemeanour Court sentences 14 female Islamist protesters to 11 years and one month in jail and sends seven female minors to youth detention centres.
The new protest law has created a rift among the supporters of Egypt's current interim government.
The assembly decided to form a sub-committee to rewrite the preamble of the constitution after the three churches objected to omitting the term “civil state”.
Despite a controversial vote Wednesday where military trials for civilians were approved, the 50-Member Committee could still reject the constitutional article.
Nour Party rejects the opening paragraphs of Egypt's new draft constitution, accusing its drafters of adopting Western, secular values.
In the wake of the ouster of President Morsi, student movements have once again reasserted their role as a driving force behind anti-government protests.