The army said five checkpoints were attacked by about 70 Islamic State militants and that soldiers had destroyed three landcruisers fitted with anti-aircraft guns.
Morsi also received a life sentence.
A suicide bomber detonated outside the ancient temple of Karnak today.
Penalty also sought for 106 supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood in connection with a mass jail break in 2011.
The former Egyptian president and his sons Gamal and Alaa may not have to serve any jail time.
Mike Coupe was found guilty of embezzlement and could now be arrested if he travels to the country,
Mohammed Dahlan mediates dam agreement between Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan ahead of future challenge to Mahmoud Abbas.
The law was extended yesterday as Sisi tries to combat smuggling between Sinai and Gaza.
The UN is preparing for a "massive influx" of refugees to Djibouti and Somalia as fighting in Yemen escalates.
UN children's agency calls on all parties in conflict to ensure safety of children.
Engineering students at the Technion created a complex system to tell snippets of the holiday's story.
Iranian-allied Houthis besiege Yemeni president's base as Saudi Arabia deploys a reported 150,000 troops and 100 warplanes.
"Seder tonight and we saved you a spot. Don't be slavin', just nosh."
He plans to plead not guilty in court today.
Commemoration due to be attended by 26 countries and could include first meeting of Chinese and North Korean leaders.
"We continue to strengthen our capabilities by producing more rockets," said Marwan Issa, leader of Hamas' military wing.
Anti-terrorism law gives authorities sweeping powers to ban groups for harming national unity
Al-Azhar's grand imam linked misinterpretations of the Koran to religious extremism.
Fattah was sentenced for violating limits on demonstrations, amid one of the toughest crackdowns on dissent in Egypt's history.
A quarter-million Egyptians are registered to work in Libya.
The fitness enthusiast turned extremist is an active member of the digital Jihadist movement.
After the beheading of 21 Christians, Egypt sees no other choice.
Libya appears to be Islamic State's most successful move yet beyond its Middle East heartland.
"We are ready to bear witness to whom we are and what we do according to the words of Christ."
"Geopolitical risk is not something to write off," analyst says as price nears $62 a barrel.