AP Interview: Egypt Liberal Objects to Charter
CAIRO December 25, 2012 (AP). One of Egypt's leading opposition figures on Monday pledged continued resistance to his country's Islamist-oriented constitution even if it is declared to have passed, contending that the process was fundamentally ...
Egypt to announce result of constitution vote on Tuesday
Egypt's Islamists Tighten Grip on Power
Egypt awaits official referendum results
Egypt Ex-Jihadi Group: Opposition Used Violence
The leader of a former jihadist group who is now a member of Egyptian parliament accused the largely secular opposition on Monday of using violence in the country's political struggle. Another member of the same group, who served 29 years in prison for ...
Egypt's constitution vote results delayed
Egypt's president ordered parliament's upper chamber to convene after the release of official results of a referendum on an Islamist-backed constitution that gives temporary legislative powers to the traditionally toothless chamber. The results had ...
Egypt's parliament to meet Wednesday following referendum vote
Shura Council to Assume Legislative Powers - Presidential Source
Egypt's Shura Council enters recess, new session to start Wednesday
Voice of America
No Date Set for Egyptian Referendum Results
Voice of America
Speaking Monday, members of Egypt's election commission also said they were still compiling results from the staggered voting in Egypt's 27 provinces on December 15 and 22. The Muslim Brotherhood movement of President Mohamed Morsi said Sunday ...
S&P downgrades Egypt credit rating
The country's long-term rating was lowered to B- from B because the turmoil has "weakened Egypt's institutional framework, and the increasingly polarised political discourse could diminish the effectiveness of policy-making," the agency said on Monday.
S&P cuts Egypt rating on political strife
Egypt Rating Cut to Same Junk Level as Greece at S&P Amid Unrest
Egypt Credit Rating Downgraded to “Junk” Status
Egypt referendum: Your reaction
The official results of the referendum on Egypt's new draft constitution are set to be announced later. The unofficial results suggest the majority of voters support the document endorsed by Islamist President Mohammed Morsi. If the constitution is ...
ElBaradei: Egypt's Draft Constitution Will 'Institutionalize Instability'
In Egypt, citizens are still awaiting official results of the country's constitutional referendum even though one side seems to have won the clear majority. Jeffrey Brown speaks to McClatchy Newspapers' Nancy Youseff from Cairo. Then, Gwen Ifill speaks ...
Egypt is top sunspot for bargain winter breaks
Sun-starved Brits looking for a bargain winter holiday destination should put Egypt top of the list. New research shows that not only does sterling buy seven per cent more Eygptian pounds than a year ago but by the time food and drink is added to ...
Fragile Egypt economy overshadows Mursi's vote win
Egypt's fractured opposition, defeated at the ballot box by Islamists in each poll since Mubarak was overthrown in February 2011, unified their ranks after Mursi expanded his powers in a decree on November 22 to push through the constitution. "What ...
New York Times
Egypt Opposition Gears Up After Constitution Passes
New York Times
But a backlash against Mr. Morsi and his Islamist allies over their authoritarian tactics has led to new pressure to rebut charges that they intend to exploit loopholes in the charter in order to move Egypt toward theocracy. In a news conference on ...