Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, the new president of Egypt, said in his first speech to the nation that he will focus on fighting terrorism in the "coming phase".
"Defeating terrorism and achieving security is the top priority in our coming phase," Sisi said, just hours after being sworn in, referring to his Islamist opponents.
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The heavy showers will ease off this weekend.
Labour MPs are attempting to build a consensus for a single challenger to Corbyn, while the big game in the Tory Party is Stop Boris.
Hefty showers and longer, slow moving downpours into this evening and again on Saturday - some lively with thunder.