Reports: Egypt's draft constitution goes to interim president
(CNN) -- A 50-member committee completed Sunday an item-by-item vote on the 247 articles of a new constitution for Egypt, according to a breaking news banner on state-run Nile TV and reporting on state-run al-Ahram Online. The next steps in the process ...
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Egypt begins revoking citizenship of Hamas leaders
The paper quoted an Egyptian source as saying that the latest measure targeted Palestinians who are “affiliated with certain Palestinian political parties or those who are connected to outlawed groups in Egypt.” The source pointed out that Egyptian law ...
HRW: Egypt's Government Must Free Morsi Aides
Human Rights Watch called Sunday on Egypt's military-backed government to immediately release from detention five aides of ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi. The New York-based advocacy group said in a statement that the five have been held ...
Tear gas fired in Egypt's Tahrir Square
Egyptian security forces have fired teargas in Cairo's Tahrir Square to disperse protesters demonstrating against the country's army-backed government. Sunday's demonstration was the first by supporters of deposed president Mohamed Morsi in the iconic ...
Pulling Egypt from the brink
While clashes and violence are by no means over, today's Egypt seems eerily headed towards normalisation. The regime is determined to signal its credibility to the West. In order to do so, Finance Minister Ahmed Galal has committed to start repaying 25 ...
Police fire tear gas to disperse protest over detentions in Egypt
CAIRO, Egypt – A top Egyptian government official strongly denounced a new protest law Saturday as police fired tear gas and used batons to beat back stone-throwing demonstrators in Cairo. Story continues below. The violence came as a 50-member panel ...
Egypt: Police Use Tear Gas On Protesters
CAIRO (AP) — Police on Sunday used heavy tear gas to clear hundreds of supporters of Egypt's ousted Islamist president from Cairo's famed Tahrir Square shortly after they took over the plaza. It was the first time in more than a year that Islamists ...
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Islamist Says Egypt on Precipice as Constitution Takes Shape
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CAIRO — A hardline Islamist leader said the army had driven Egypt to the “edge of a precipice,” as a new constitution likely to ban Islamic political parties was set to be approved on Sunday by the panel that drafted it. The 50-member constituent ...
Police in Egypt clash with protesters
An expected referendum on the changes is widely seen as a key milestone in Egypt's transition to democratic rule after a popularly-backed military coup toppled Islamist President Mohammed Morsi in July. Speaking about the new protest law, Deputy Prime ...
Egypt's constitution committee nears finish line
The 50-member committee tasked with writing a new constitution for Egypt commenced its second voting session on Sunday, in schedule with plans to finish readying the draft charter for a national referendum. Voting continued on Chapter 5 of the draft ...