Police said they would be unable to move the defendants, who are among thousands rounded up at a protest site in August 2013, from prison to the courthouse because cage expansion works had stalled.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi hailed this parliamentary election as a milestone on the road to democracy. But turnout has been dismal, suggesting Sisi is losing his appeal.
Egypt's Interior Ministry said that police and military forces were pursuing “terrorist elements,” when they accidentally opened fire on a convey carrying Mexican tourists.
VICE News spoke to Yahia Hamed, a Muslim Brotherhood leader, who said Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has turned the country into a breeding ground for the Islamic State.