Egypt to hold referendum on new draft constitution in January

Egypt announced referendum on new draft constitution will be held in January, the first step towards reinstalling democratic rule in the country polarised since removal of President Mohammed Morsi.

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.

First stage of Egypt’s draft constitution referendum ends

The historic referendum was planned to run in two stages, according to a republican decree issued by President Mohamed Mursi.