Egypt voters back constitution as roadmap advances

Egypt`s new constitution was overwhelmingly approved in a referendum, state media reported on Thursday, an expected victory that nudges army chief General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi ever closer to a bid for the presidency.

Egypt`s Constitution approved officially

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

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The rally, which was initially peaceful, turned violent when clashes broke out between Islamist demonstrators and rival opposition group.

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