Draft Constitution

  • Obama expresses deep concern, doesn't condemn Egyptian military intervention July 4, 2013

    Washington: US President Barack Obama expressed deep concern about the Egyptian military's removal of President Mohamed Morsi on Wednesday but stopped short of condemning a move that could lead to a cut-off in US aid. Obama issued a written statement responding to dramatic events in Cairo after huddling with his...
  • Egypt: Draft charter gets 'yes' majority in vote December 23, 2012

    Cairo: Egypt's Islamist-backed constitution received a "yes" majority in a final round of voting on a referendum that saw a low voter turnout, but the deep divisions it has opened up threaten to fuel continued turmoil. Passage is a victory for Islamist President Mohammed Morsi, but a costly one. The bruising...
  • Gunmen attack Egyptian opposition protesters December 11, 2012

    Cairo: Masked gunmen attacked opposition protesters camped out at Cairo's Tahrir Square early on Tuesday, firing birdshot at them and wounding nine people, security officials said. The attack stoked tensions just hours ahead of rival mass rallies in the Egyptian capital by supporters and opponents of the country's Islamist president...