Egyptian man holds a newspaper.
Egyptian man holds a newspaper, Cairo, July 4, 2013. Photo by AP
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Mansour is sworn in as the interim Egyptian president; Morsi is held in custody by Egyptian military as a 'preventative' measure, as 'final preparations' are made. Meanwhile, Obama urges the Egyptian military to return quickly to a democratic government. Follow Haaretz's live blog.

Netanyahu orders ministers not to release public statements or grant interviews regarding the Egypt crisis; Israeli MK Ben Eliezer, however, praises the army for deposing Morsi and blasts the ousted president as a power-hungry opportunist.

Netanyahu's bureau chief, Gil Sheffer, to step down over sexual assault claims; the allegations relate to an incident that occurred 15 years ago, and Sheffer and the bureau deny they are related to his planned resignation.

The staff of a Channel 10 televison show have now twice succeeded in smuggling into the Knesset plastic pistols, made with a 3D printer, capable of firing live bullets.

Jerusalem Municipality bans photographs of women and men from bus advertisements in the city, after ultra-Orthodox protests about depiction of women and High Court criticism of gender segregation in public places.

According to a central bank report, competition in Israeli banking sector declined in 2012; Leumi, Hapoalim, Discount, Mizrahi-Tefahot and First International Bank of Israel control 94% of the market.

Right-wing Israeli party puts weight behind controversial rabbi - accused of making anti-Arab comments - for position of Israel's Sephardic chief rabbi.

Israeli shipping magnate Eyal Ofer has donated £10 million for the expansion project of the Tate Modern museum in London.