Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak steps down and gives power to the military.
Protests continue over slow political change
Mohammed Morsi narrowly wins the election, but he ends up in a power struggle with the military.
Islamist fighters attack an army outpost in Sinai
Morsi is put under house arrest while the new military leadership suspends the constitution.
New constitution bans parties based on religion
Former army chief Abdul Fattah al-Sisi wins the election
Armed group Ansar Beit al-Maqdis pledges allegiance to an Islamic State movement, which controls parts of Syria and Iraq, and renames itself Sinai Province
Former president Morsi sentenced to death after mass breakout
Islamic State sends waves of attacks in North Sinai