Egyptian Constitution

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Morsi Supporters to Boycott Referendum

Morsi Supporters to Boycott Referendum

The Islamist supporters of deposed Egyptian president announce they will boycott a referendum on a new constitution next month.Elad Benari, 17/12/2013 04:12
Date Announced for Egypt Referendum

Date Announced for Egypt Referendum

A referendum on Egypt's draft constitution will be held on January 14-15, says interim President Adly Mansour.Elad Benari, 15/12/2013 04:00
Egypt’s New Draft Constitution Approved

Egypt’s New Draft Constitution Approved

Egypt’s new draft constitution approved for a referendum. Elections to follow in mid-2014.Elad Benari, 02/12/2013 04:45
Egypt to Hold Referendum on New Constitution

Egypt to Hold Referendum on New Constitution

Egypt announces referendum on an amended constitution as protesters take to the streets in defiance of new law.Elad Benari, 27/11/2013 03:13
Egyptian Democracy? Morsi's New Constitution Remains

Egyptian Democracy? Morsi's New Constitution Remains

Egypt needs a secular constitution with democratic freedoms. This should happen as soon as possible, but the opposite is quietly taking place. Ashraf Ramelah, 26/07/2013 06:09
Egypt's President Sets Timetable for Elections

Egypt's President Sets Timetable for Elections

Egypt's constitution will be amended within five months, and parliamentary elections will be held two months after that.Elad Benari, 09/07/2013 02:45
IMF Official to Visit Egypt, Discuss Loan

IMF Official to Visit Egypt, Discuss Loan

A top IMF official will visit Egypt on Monday for talks on a $4.8 billion loan frozen because of political unrest in the country.Elad Benari, 06/01/2013 05:01
Morsi: Constitution is a 'New Dawn' for Egypt

Morsi: Constitution is a 'New Dawn' for Egypt

Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi hails an Islamist-backed charter as "a new dawn" for his country.Elad Benari, 27/12/2012 05:43
Egyptians Pass New Constitution

Egyptians Pass New Constitution

Egypt's electoral commission confirms that the Islamist-backed constitution was passed by 64 percent of voters.Elad Benari, 26/12/2012 01:13
Egypt's Opposition to Appeal Referendum Results

Egypt's Opposition to Appeal Referendum Results

Egypt's opposition says it will appeal a referendum on a new constitution backed by ruling Islamists, vows to continue struggle.Elad Benari, 24/12/2012 04:12
Egypt: Islamists Claim Lead in Second Vote

Egypt: Islamists Claim Lead in Second Vote

Egypt's ruling Islamists claim that preliminary referendum results show strong backing for a constitution rejected by the opposition.Elad Benari, 23/12/2012 05:30
Egypt's VP Resigns, Vote on Constitution Continues

Egypt's VP Resigns, Vote on Constitution Continues

Egyptian VP Mahmud Mekki announces his resignation as Egyptians go to the polls in a referendum on a new constitution.Elad Benari, 23/12/2012 02:33
Egypt: Low Turnout for Anti-Constitution Protest

Egypt: Low Turnout for Anti-Constitution Protest

Up to 2,000 people gather in Egypt to protest controversial draft constitution - far fewer than previous opposition protests.Elad Benari, 19/12/2012 02:14
Egypt's Prosecutor General Resigns

Egypt's Prosecutor General Resigns

Egypt's prosecutor general gives into demands of lower prosecutors by agreeing to resign next week.Elad Benari, 18/12/2012 04:43
Egypt: Islamists Claim Lead After First Round

Egypt: Islamists Claim Lead After First Round

Islamists backing a new constitution for Egypt claim victory in the first leg of a referendum.Elad Benari, 17/12/2012 01:14
Egyptian Opposition Claims Fraud in Referendum

Egyptian Opposition Claims Fraud in Referendum

5,000 complaints of fraud filed after the first day of voting. So far, 56% of voters said yes to constitution.Gil Ronen, 16/12/2012 22:10
Egypt Tense as Voting on Referendum Begins

Egypt Tense as Voting on Referendum Begins

Morsi's opposition accuses Muslim Brotherhood of vote rigging in first day of vote on new constitution.Elad Benari, 16/12/2012 01:21
Egypt's Constitution Draft Based on Islam

Egypt's Constitution Draft Based on Islam

Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood-led government is suggesting that the country’s new constitution be based on the principles of Islam.Elad Benari, 13/11/2012 05:46