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News and updates about Egyptian Constitution

Egypt Government Hails High Referendum Turnout

Preliminary tallies suggest that more than 90 percent of Egyptians have voted in favor of the new constitution.

Egypt Government Hails High Referendum Turnout

Egyptian Official Hints Constitution Approved

95% of voters may have approved Egypt's new constitution, says official as vote counting is underway.

Egyptian Official Hints Constitution was Overwhelmingly Approved

Muslim Brotherhood Warned Ahead of Referendum

Egypt's interior minister warns the Muslim Brotherhood that troops will use unprecedented force if vote on new constitution is disrupted.

Muslim Brotherhood Warned Ahead of Egypt 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.

Morsi Supporters to Boycott Referendum on Constitution

Date Announced for Egypt Referendum

A referendum on Egypt's draft constitution will be held on January 14-15, says interim President Adly Mansour.

Date Announced for Referendum on Egypt's Constitution

Egypt’s New Draft Constitution Approved

Egypt’s new draft constitution approved for a referendum. Elections to follow in mid-2014.

Egypt’s New Draft Constitution Approved

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.

Egypt to Hold Referendum on New Constitution

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.

Egypt's Interim President Sets Timetable for Elections

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.

IMF Official to Visit Egypt, Discuss Loan

Morsi: Constitution is a 'New Dawn' for Egypt

Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi hails an Islamist-backed charter as "a new dawn" for his country.

Morsi: Constitution is a 'New Dawn' for Egypt

Egyptians Pass New Constitution

Egypt's electoral commission confirms that the Islamist-backed constitution was passed by 64 percent of voters.

Egyptians Pass New Constitution

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.

Egypt's Opposition to Appeal Referendum Results

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.

Egypt: Islamists Claim Lead in Second Referendum Vote

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.

Egypt's VP Resigns as Vote on Constitution Continues

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.

Egypt: Low Turnout for Protest Against Constitution

Egypt's Prosecutor General Resigns

Egypt's prosecutor general gives into demands of lower prosecutors by agreeing to resign next week.

Egypt's Prosecutor General Resigns

Egypt: Islamists Claim Lead After First Round

Islamists backing a new constitution for Egypt claim victory in the first leg of a referendum.

Egypt: Islamists Claim Lead After First Round of Voting

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.

Egyptian Opposition Claims Fraud in Referendum

Egypt Tense as Voting on Referendum Begins

Morsi's opposition accuses Muslim Brotherhood of vote rigging in first day of vote on new constitution.

Egypt Tense as Voting on Referendum Begins

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.

Egypt's Constitution Draft Based on Islam