Dec 23, 2012 05:10 EST
Almost two-thirds of Egyptian voters approved an Islamist-backed constitution rejected by a secular leaning opposition which led protests in the run up to a referendum, according to unofficial preliminary results.
Dec 23, 2012 01:10 EST
A majority of Egyptians have backed a controversial charter in a two-round referendum, ruling Islamists and official media said Sunday, as the secular-leaning opposition alleged fraud and mulled its next move.
Dec 22, 2012 11:33 EST
Egyptian Vice President Mahmud Mekki announced his resignation on Saturday, the day of a referendum on a new constitution that leaves unclear whether his position would be maintained.
Dec 22, 2012 11:10 EST
Egyptian Vice President Mahmud Mekki announced his resignation on Saturday, state television reported, on the day of a referendum on a new constitution that leaves unclear whether his position would be maintained.
Dec 22, 2012 09:58 EST
As Egypt's voters turned out on Saturday for a final round of a referendum on a divisive, Islamist-backed constitution, workers at Cairo's pyramids located near some polling stations lamented the turmoil that has caused tourists to flee.
Dec 22, 2012 01:47 EST
Egyptians voted on Saturday in the final round of a referendum on a new constitution championed by President Mohamed Morsi and his Islamist allies against fierce protests from the secular-leaning opposition.
Dec 21, 2012 21:07 EST
Egyptians vote on Saturday in the final round of a referendum on an Islamist-backed constitution that has fuelled weeks of sometimes bloody protests in the divided country but is likely to be approved.
Dec 21, 2012 14:20 EST
Clashes between rival demonstrators erupted on Friday in Egypt's second city Alexandria, on the eve of the final round of a referendum on a divisive new constitution pushed by Islamists.
Dec 21, 2012 04:57 EST
Last-minute campaigning was taking place in Egypt on Friday ahead of the final round of a referendum on a new, Islamist-backed constitution that has plunged the country into crisis.
Dec 20, 2012 09:57 EST
Egypt's chief public prosecutor on Thursday retracted his resignation, days after offering to step down following protests by prosecutors and judges against his appointment by President Mohamed Morsi.
Dec 19, 2012 20:02 EST
Egypt's ousted president Hosni Mubarak was transferred to a military hospital almost a week after slipping and injuring himself in a prison shower, a security official said.
Dec 18, 2012 16:56 EST
The United States is treading warily amid Egypt's political crisis, uncertain how the struggle between President Mohamed Morsi's Islamist supporters and the opposition will play out in its key ally.
Dec 18, 2012 14:55 EST
Egypt's opposition mustered only a low turnout for protests late Tuesday against a draft constitution backed by Islamist President Mohamed Morsi that looks likely to be adopted in a weekend referendum second round.
Dec 18, 2012 14:01 EST
Hundreds of protesters demonstrated in front of the Cairo palace of Islamist President Mohamed Morsi late on Tuesday in a last-ditch bid to scuttle a draft constitution being put to a referendum.
Dec 18, 2012 11:31 EST
Egypt's opposition launched fresh protests on Tuesday in a last-ditch bid to scuttle a draft constitution pushed by President Mohamed Morsi and his Islamist backers ahead of a second round of voting.
Dec 18, 2012 03:36 EST
Fresh opposition protests are to be held in Cairo on Tuesday over a draft constitution shaped by Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi's Islamist allies that looks on track to be adopted this weekend.
Dec 17, 2012 07:55 EST
The star witness in Silvio Berlusconi's trial for paying for sex with an underage prostitute is to testify next month, lawyers said on Monday, as legal woes threaten his faltering re-election campaign.
Dec 17, 2012 06:39 EST
Egypt's opposition is calling for mass protests on Tuesday after Islamists backing President Mohamed Morsi claimed victory in the first round of a referendum it alleges was riddled with polling violations.
Dec 16, 2012 16:58 EST
Islamists backing a new constitution for Egypt claimed victory Sunday in the first leg of a referendum, but the opposition alleged polling violations and called for nationwide protests ahead of next weekend's second leg.
Dec 16, 2012 09:13 EST
Islamists backing a new constitution for Egypt claimed victory on Sunday in an initial phase of a referendum, but the opposition alleged polling violations and said it would await the final results in a week's time.