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Egyptian Islamists Rally for Morsi

Posted December 1st, 2012 at 8:35 am (UTC-5)
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Thousands of supporters of Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi are holding a rally outside Cairo University. The Muslim Brotherhood has called for rallies across Egypt Saturday in support of Mr. Morsi and a draft constitution set for a national referendum. Meanwhile, thousands of protesters continue to demonstrate in Cairo’s Tahrir Square for a ninth straight day […]

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Egyptians Protest Draft Constitution, State Court On Strike

Posted November 30th, 2012 at 11:55 pm (UTC-5)
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Tens of thousands of Egyptians demonstrated Friday against a draft constitution approved by an Islamist panel. Protesters gathered in Cairo’s Tahrir Square for an eighth straight day of demonstrations against President Mohamed Morsi and the draft constitution set to to for a vote in a nationwide referendum. Massive protests also took place in the coastal […]

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Egyptians Protest Draft Constitution, State Court On Strike

Posted November 30th, 2012 at 8:35 pm (UTC-5)
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Thousands of people are demonstrating in Egypt and state courts have gone on strike to protest the decree giving President Mohamed Morsi extraordinary powers as well as a draft constitution approved by an Islamist panel. Protesters gathered in Cairo’s Tahrir Square for an eighth straight day of demonstrations against President Morsi, as an Islamist-dominated panel […]

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Egyptian Panel Approves Draft Constitution

Posted November 30th, 2012 at 8:20 am (UTC-5)
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Egyptians have gathered in Cairo’s Tahrir Square Friday for an eighth straight day of demonstrations against President Mohamed Morsi, as an Islamist-dominated panel approved Egypt’s new draft constitution that must now be voted on in a nationwide referendum. The panel, boycotted by several Christian and liberal members, retained the principles of Islamic law as the […]

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Egyptian Panel Approves Draft Constitution

Posted November 30th, 2012 at 1:45 am (UTC-5)
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An Islamist-dominated panel has approved Egypt’s new draft constitution that must now be voted on in a nationwide referendum. The panel, boycotted by several Christian and liberal members, has retained the principles of Islamic law as the main source of legislation. The group hastily rushed through the approval of the 234 articles in a meeting […]

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Egypt Panel Convenes to Vote on Constitution

Posted November 29th, 2012 at 9:50 am (UTC-5)
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A controversial Islamist-dominated panel writing Egypt’s new constitution has convened to begin voting on the document’s final draft, a move likely to stoke a widening political crisis over decrees giving President Mohamed Morsi near absolute powers. Egyptian television said it would broadcast Thursday’s vote live in the assembly – a body that has been boycotted […]

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Egypt President To Address Nation, Panel Set to Vote on Constitution

Posted November 29th, 2012 at 2:15 am (UTC-5)
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Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi plans to address the nation Thursday, as a divisive panel boycotted by Christians and liberals was set to vote on a draft constitution. Mr. Morsi extended the deadline to write the constitution from December to February, but the assembly’s speaker said the extra time was unnecessary. Critics say the Islamist-dominated panel’s […]

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Top Egyptian Courts Suspend Work as Protests Continue

Posted November 28th, 2012 at 12:50 pm (UTC-5)
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Hundreds of Egyptians continued their demonstrations against President Mohamed Morsi for a sixth day as at least three of Egypt’s highest courts said they would suspend work in protest of his sweeping decrees. In a move that could help resolve the political crisis, the assembly drafting a new constitution said it would complete work on […]

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Top Egyptian Courts Suspend Work as Protests Continue

Posted November 28th, 2012 at 9:45 am (UTC-5)
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Hundreds of Egyptians continued their demonstrations against President Mohamed Morsi for a sixth straight day as two of Egypt’s highest courts said they will suspend work in protest of his decrees. Egypt’s Cassation and Appeals courts said Wednesday they would go on strike until the Supreme Constitutional Court rules on the president’s order granting himself […]

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Clashes in Cairo Continue

Posted November 28th, 2012 at 6:40 am (UTC-5)
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Clashes in Cairo continued Wednesday between police and several hundred Egyptian protesters following Tuesday’s massive demonstration against Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi. Police fired tear gas into a mob of stone-throwing protesters on a street near the U.S. Embassy in Cairo. Other Egyptian demonstrators staged a sit-in Wednesday at Tahrir Square, the epicenter of protests during […]

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