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Morsi supporters to boycott Egypt constitution vote

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.

Egyptian people will decide the fate of draft Constitution: US

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.

Egypt drafts new Constitution, more powers for military

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.

Egypt begins work on Constitution, Islamists protest

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.

New constitution ends transitional period: Mursi

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.

Mursi hails Constitution, calls for national unity

Egypt`s Islamist President Mohamed Mursi on Wednesday congratulated his countrymen for endorsing a new Constitution in a referendum.

Egypt`s Constitution approved officially

Final figures from the elections commission showed the constitution was backed by 63.8 per cent of voters.

Egypt to hold referendum on two separate dates

Voting was taking place at Egyptian embassies abroad, with more than 500,000 Egyptians expected to cast their votes in 150 countries.

UN rights chief concerned by Egypt constitution

The UN`s top human rights official is expressing alarm about the casualties resulting from protests over Egyptian President Mohammed Mursi`s draft constitution.

Islamist-led assembly votes on Egypt constitution

Fast tracking the process is aimed at pre-empting a possible ruling by the Supreme Constitutional Court to dissolve the constitutional assembly.