Egypt votes on new constitution amid terror attacks and government crackdown
The government and its supporters have portrayed the vote as a choice between stability and “terrorism,” after Egypt declared the Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist organization and criminalized its activities last month. In recent weeks, thousands of ...
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Egypt votes on constitution amid violence
Military rule popular with Egyptians, study finds ahead of vote on constitution
But at the same time, more than a quarter support Islam's Sharia law, which makes the idea more popular in Egypt than in Iraq, Lebanon, Tunisia or Turkey. The numbers reveal the depths of the divisions in a society that has seen revolution and, some ...
Egypt's bogus democracy doesn't deserve US aid
EGYPT'S MILITARY regime is taking a major step this week toward installing an autocracy more repressive than any the country has known in decades. Citizens are being summoned to the polls to vote on a new constitution that exempts the army, police and ...
The Times of Israel
Egypt Vote Lays Bare Sharp, Post-Coup Divisions
A referendum on a new constitution laid bare the sharp divisions in Egypt six months after the military removed the elected Islamist president, with pro-army voters lining up Tuesday outside polling stations, singing patriotic songs, kissing images of ...
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Exclusive: With Muslim Brotherhood crushed, Egypt sets sights on Hamas
Since it seized power in Egypt last summer, Egypt's military has squeezed Gaza's economy by destroying most of the 1,200 tunnels used to smuggle food, cars and weapons to the coastal enclave, which is under an Israeli blockade. Now Cairo is becoming ...
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As Egypt Votes On New Constitution, Space For Dissent Closes
Egyptian voters go the polls Tuesday and Wednesday in a constitutional referendum. The vote comes at a time Egypt is witnessing what many analysts call a full-blown counterrevolution. While the country remains dangerously polarized, the space for ...
Is Egypt back where it was in 2011?
Seen as the lynchpin in the "roadmap" that was declared soon thereafter, the referendum is to be followed by presidential and parliamentary elections. Once these elections are conducted, it is hoped that Egypt's revolution, which erupted exactly three ...
How a 'yes' or 'no' will shape Egypt's future
Critics said the 100-strong Islamist-dominated panel that drafted the December 2012 constitution was unrepresentative of Egyptian society. Liberal and secularist groups said the document failed to protect the freedoms they sought in the 2011 uprising ...
Egyptians Vote on New Constitution in Referendum
New York Times
The Brotherhood, the Islamist group that dominated Egypt's free elections and now constitutes the main opposition, is boycotting the vote as an attempt to legitimize an illegal coup. The government has declared the Brotherhood a terrorist organization ...
Egypt protesters face 'decisive' crackdown
Egypt's security chief has warned supporters of the ousted president, Mohamed Morsi, that troops will use unprecedented force against anyone attempting to disrupt voting on a new referendum. "I am telling them, they will be faced with force ...