Last Updated: Wednesday, January 15, 2014, 16:37
Egyptians on Wednesday voted on a new draft constitution in a two-day referendum that may set the stage for a presidential bid by powerful army chief General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, even as nine people were killed during previous day`s poll-related violence.
Last Updated: Monday, January 13, 2014, 10:33
Sisi deposed Morsi, Egypt`s first freely elected head of state, on July 3 following mass protests against his rule.
Last Updated: Tuesday, December 17, 2013, 02:02
The Islamist supporters of deposed Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi will boycott a referendum on a new constitution next month and organise a campaign against the vote, a spokesman said Monday.
Last Updated: Tuesday, December 03, 2013, 11:34
The United States has said that it is the Egyptian people who would decide the fate of the draft constitution through a referendum as Washington continued to support the democratic transition process in the country.
Last Updated: Tuesday, December 03, 2013, 09:24
Egypt took its first step towards political transition on late Monday by finishing a draft charter that amends the existing Constitution and gives majority of powers to the military making it the most powerful institution in the country.
Last Updated: Sunday, December 01, 2013, 09:08
An Egyptian panel approved today more than half of the articles of a new constitution aimed at paving the way for a return to elected rule after July`s military ouster of president Mohamed Morsi.
Last Updated: Tuesday, August 20, 2013, 10:02
Cairo: Egypt`s new constitution may seek to ban all religious parties from the political activities, according to a media report.
Last Updated: Monday, July 22, 2013, 09:24
A 10-member panel to amend Egypt`s Constitution met for the first time Sunday amid political turmoil over the ouster of President Mohammed Morsi.
Last Updated: Sunday, July 21, 2013, 12:50
Egypt`s interim president on Sunday appointed a committee of experts to amend the constitution that was suspended following the military`s overthrow of president Mohamed Morsi, the presidency said.
Last Updated: Saturday, December 29, 2012, 21:13
Egypt`s Islamist President Mohamed Mursi played down the country`s economic woes and claimed that the transition period has ended with the new Constitution.
Last Updated: Thursday, December 27, 2012, 09:06
Egypt`s Islamist President Mohamed Mursi on Wednesday congratulated his countrymen for endorsing a new Constitution in a referendum.
Last Updated: Wednesday, December 26, 2012, 09:10
Final figures from the elections commission showed the constitution was backed by 63.8 per cent of voters.
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