Egypt's Prime Minister Hazem al-Beblawi said on Thursday he does not rule out posts for the Muslim Brotherhood in a new cabinet.
The United States said Tuesday it was "cautiously encouraged" by a timeline proposed by Egypt's interim rulers for elections to replace ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi.
Egypt's Salafist Al-Nur party said that it had withdrawn from talks on the formation of a new government in response to the killing of protesters.
Nobel Peace laureate Mohamed ElBaradei tops the list of candidates for premier to lead Egypt out of its crisis, the presidency said Saturday
Egypt's military appealed for conciliation and warned against revenge attacks, after it toppled president Mohamed Morsi.
President Barack Obama on Wednesday called for a swift return to elected civilian rule in Egypt, saying the United States was "deeply concerned" by the military's toppling of Mohamed Morsi.
Western powers called for restraint and a swift return to democracy in Egypt after the army on Wednesday toppled Islamist president Mohamed Morsi.
Egypt's President Mohamed Morsi vowed he would not quit despite mass protests demanding his resignation and an army ultimatum as fresh deadly violence rocked capital Cairo.
Egypt's presidency on Tuesday rejected an army ultimatum threatening to intervene if Islamist President Mohamed Morsi did not meet the demands of the people, raising the stakes in the country's political crisis.
Five people died as protesters flooded Egypt's streets calling for Islamist President Mohamed Morsi to step down.
Washington warned against travel to Egypt after an American was among three people killed during rival demonstrations for and against Islamist President Mohamed Morsi.
One person was killed and 30 injured late Thursday as supporters and critics of Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi clashed in the north of the country.
"In Egypt, there is the Muslim Brotherhood on one side and the rest of Egyptians on the other," says Mahmud Badr, who founded a campaign for the resignation of Islamist President Mohamed Morsi.
Egypt's defence minister has warned that the army will intervene if violence breaks out in the country where opponents of President Mohamed Morsi are planning rallies against him this month.
Syria's civil war has caused a split within Hamas over whether to cling to Shiite backers Damascus, Tehran and Hezbollah or side with Sunni allies such as Qatar, Egypt and Turkey.
Secretary of State John Kerry last month approved $1.3 billion in annual US military aid to Egypt, despite concerns over democratic progress by the country's new government.
Egypt will demand that Ethiopia stop construction of a Nile river dam and warned "all options are open" if it harms its water supply.
A Cairo court sentenced 43 Egyptian and foreign NGO staff on Tuesday to jail terms of up to five years for working illegally, sparking outrage and raising fears for the future of civil society.
Kazakhstan tennis professional Kamila Kerimbayeva won the ITF Tennis Championship in Sharm-el-Sheikh, Egypt.
A Chinese tourist who defaced an ancient Egyptian monument was hunted down by Internet users who prompted his parents to apologise.
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