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PHOTO GALLERY: A tumultuous January in an uncertain Egypt




Egyptians gather outside the Virgin Mary church following a shooting that killed a police officer, in Cairo, Egypt, on 28 January 2014. (Photo: AP)

Friends and relatives of General Mohamed Saeed, head of the technical office of the interior ministry, reacts during his funeral service in Cairo, 28 January 2014. General Saeed was shot dead in Giza's Haram district outside his home (Photo: Reuters)

A supporter of Egypt's army chief Field Marshal Abdel Fattah al-Sisi shouts slogans and try to stop a car transporting lawyers of ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi and members of the Muslim Brotherhood during a demonstration outside a police academy, where their trial is due to take place, on the outskirts of Cairo January 28, 2014 (Photo: Reuters)

In this image taken from Egyptian state TV, ousted president Mohamed Morsi stands inside a glass-encased metal cage in a courtroom in Cairo, 28 January 2014.

Egypt's deputy Prime Minister Ziad Bahaa El-Din resigns (Photo: Reuters)

Field Marshal Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi (third from right) during the SCAF meeting to empowers El-Sisi to run for president (Photo: Facebook page of the armed forces' spokesman)

Egypt's General Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi promoted to field marshal (Photo: Facebook page of the armed forces spokesman)

Egyptian museum specialist repairs interior of the Museum of Islamic Art after a car bombing on Friday that targeted a nearby police building killed six people (Photo: AP)

Despite earlier talks with Liverpool, Mohamed Salah moves from Basel to Chelsea (Photo: Reuters)

President Adly Mansour announces change to transitional roadmap that will see presidential polls held before parliamentary elections (Photo: AP)

In this photo released by the Egyptian defence ministry, officers and soldiers pray during a funeral for 5 Egyptian soldiers killed when a helicopter crashed in the Sinai Peninsula, at an undisclosed location in Egypt.

Police attack anti-government protesters in downtown Cairo on the third anniversary of the revolution. (Photo: Mai Shaheen)

The gathering in Tahrir Square (Photo: Mai Shaheen)

Supporters of Egypt's army and police gather at Tahrir Square in Cairo, on the third anniversary of Egypt's uprising (Photo: Reuters)

This aerial image made from an Egyptian army helicopter shows a general view of a pro-military rally marking the third anniversary of the uprising that toppled autocrat Hosni Mubarak in Tahrir Square in Cairo. 49 people were killed, 247 injured, 1,079 arrested on 25 January 2014 (Photo: AP)

A general view of security in front of the Egyptian embassy in Tripoli on 25 January 2014. Four Egyptian embassy staff were kidnapped in Tripoli on that day, a day after the abduction of another Egyptian diplomat (Photo: Reuters)

Egyptian security officers stand guard outside of the Museum of Islamic Art after the explosion at the Egyptian police headquarters close by (Photo: AP)

A taxi destroyed due to the blast at the Egyptian police headquarters (Photo: Mai Shaheen)

A huge hole in front of the Egyptian police headquarters after a bomb exploded - Cairo, 24 January 2014. A string of four bombings struck Greater Cairo on the same day, killing at least six people and injuring dozens of others (Photo: Mai Shaheen)

98.1 percent of voters endorse Egypt's new constitution in a nationwide referendum (Table: Ahram Online)

A crowd gathers as a vehicle burns during clashes between supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi and riot police in Cairo, 17 January 2014. Four died and 15 were injured (Photo: Reuters)

Still shot from 'The Square,' the first Egyptian documentary nominated for an Oscar.

Supporters of Egypt's ousted president Mohamed Morsi run for cover as Egypt's security forces shoot teargas to disperse the gathering near Cairo University in Giza, Egypt, on 16 January 2014. One student was killed (Photo: AP)

Vote counting during Egypt's constitutional referendum (Photo: Mai Shaheen)

The name of an ancient Egyptian king, Pharaoh Senebkay, was revealed in Abydos, an ancient Egyptian necropolis near the Upper Egyptian town of Sohag (Photo: Nevine Al-Aref)

Egyptians line up to vote outside poling station in Dokki, Greater Cairo, on the second day of the constitutional referendum, Wednesday 15 January (Photo: Lamia Hassan)

Egyptians line up to vote in the country's constitutional referendum in Cairo, Egypt, Wednesday, 15 January (Photo: AP)

Egyptian girl dances outside a polling station in Dokki, Greater Cairo, on the first day of vote on the constitution (Photo: Lamia Hassan)

Hundreds queue at a polling station in Imbaba, Greater Cairo, to vote in referendum on new charter (Photo: Fouad Mansour)

An explosion damages the North Giza Court facade, 14 January 2014 (Photo: Fouad Mansour)

Christmas decorations in Mohandiseen, Cairo (Photo: Lamia Hassan)

Coptic Christians attend a Coptic Christmas eve mass led by Pope Tawadros II, the 118th Pope of the Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of St. Mark Cathedral, in Cairo, 6 January 2014 (Photo: Reuters)

Heavy smoke billows in the air after clashes between supporters of Egypt's ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi and security forces in Alexandria on 3 January 2014, a day on which 14 people died nationwide, while 258 civilians and 17 police officers were injured. (Photo: AP)