The new Gharbiya governor, Ahmed al-Baily, was appointed by Morsi earlier this week.
"Gangs of New York" seems a fitting favourite movie for Egypt's new culture minister, a film studies professor who styles himself an outsider fighting to break the hold of a privileged elite over spending on the arts.
Opponents of Islamist President Mohammed Morsi are convinced that this is the best and perhaps the last opportunity to drive him from power.
In this Friday, May 17, 2013 file photo, An Egyptian activist covers her face with an applications for "Tamarod", Arabic for "rebel", a campaign calling for the ouster of Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi and for early presidential elections, during a protest in Tahrir Square, in Cairo, Egypt.
When Egyptians took to the streets to overthrow an oppressive government in 2011, the world was on their side.
Ethiopia and Egypt cooled talk of war on Tuesday and agreed to more dialogue to resolve a row over a giant dam that the Horn of Africa nation is building on the Nile, on which Egyptians depend on for almost all their water.
An Egyptian protester shouts anti-President Mohamed Mursi slogans as he holds an application for Tamarud, Arabic for "rebel", a campaign calling for the ouster of Mr Mursi and for early presidential elections, during a protest in Tahrir Square, in Cairo, Egypt, on May 17, 2013.
Adel el-Khayat was named to the provincial governor's post Sunday by President Mohammed Morsi, causing the outrage.
Egyptians are deeply divided and many have no faith in any of the main political groups, creating a crisis for the state to build on the revolution of 2011, a new poll by Zogby Research Services found on Monday.
Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi is supporting "no-fly" zones over Syria. A statement from the Assad government calls the move "irresponsible" and part of a conspiracy against Syria.
Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi listens to a speaker at a rally called by hardline Islamists loyal to the Egyptian president to show solidarity with the people of Syria in a stadium in Cairo on Sunday in this image released by the Egyptian presidency.
A Canadian citizen is facing five years of hard labour in an Egyptian prison for working with an NGO in Cairo during the Arab Spring.
Egypt's president on Sunday appointed 17 new provincial governors, including seven members of his Muslim Brotherhood, adding to its already considerable power in the legislative and executive branches.
Yes I saw that. I think it occurred about a year ago and both Hillary and Uma and now Kerry said he didn't really mean it.
Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi cut ties with Syria and sent his foreign minister to Ethiopia over a dam dispute as the Islamist leader flexed political muscle two weeks before he faces mass rallies against his rule.
Radical Islamic preacher Wagdy Ghoneim said participation in the protests scheduled for 30 June is forbidden as President Mohamed Morsi is a legitimately elected president.