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Egypt Referendum

Shadee Ashtari

Imprisoned Egyptian Activist Slams 'Incompetent Regime'

HuffingtonPost.com | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 02.06.2014 | World

The international community is ratcheting up pressure on the Egyptian government to release imprisoned protesters ahead of the Feb. 10 appeals hearing...

Official: Egyptian Constitution Backed By Majority Of Voters

AP | MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 01.25.2014 | World

CAIRO (AP) — An overwhelming majority of Egyptians who voted on the country's new constitution have backed the draft charter, a senior Egyptian offi...

Polls In Egypt Close After Final Day Of Referendum

Reuters | Posted 03.17.2014 | World

CAIRO, Jan 15 (Reuters) - Polls across Egypt closed on Wednesday evening after a second and final day of voting on a draft constitution that could p...

Clashes During Egyptian Vote Kill 11

AP | MAGGIE MICHAEL and SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

CAIRO (AP) — The Health Ministry says 11 people have died in clashes between security forces and protesters loyal to toppled Islamist President Moha...

Sophia Jones

Egyptians Cast Votes On Proposed Constitution As Military Suppresses Opposition

HuffingtonPost.com | Sophia Jones | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

CAIRO -- Amid massive troop deployment Tuesday, Egyptians lined up outside polling stations around the country to cast their votes at the start of a t...

Heavy Clashes Ahead Of Egyptian Referendum Leave 3 Dead

Reuters | Posted 03.12.2014 | World

CAIRO, Jan 10 (Reuters) - Three people were killed in clashes in Egypt on Friday, security sources said, ahead of a referendum next week on a new co...

Controversial Egyptian Constitution Passes

AP | AYA BATRAWY and SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 02.24.2013 | World

CAIRO — The official approval of Egypt's disputed, Islamist-backed constitution Tuesday held out little hope of stabilizing the country after tw...

Egyptian Opposition Complaints Of Voting Irregularities

Reuters | Posted 02.23.2013 | World

By Tamim Elyan CAIRO, Dec 24 (Reuters) - Egyptian judges were on Monday investigating complaints of voting irregularities before decl...

Egyptian Voters Appear To Approve Controversial Constitution

Reuters | Posted 02.21.2013 | World

* Early indications suggest measure will pass * Constitution backed by 57 percent in first round vote * ...

Egypt's Vice President Reportedly Resigns

AP | Posted 12.22.2012 | World

CAIRO -- Egypt's state TV says Vice President Mahmoud Mekki has resigned. Mekki's Saturday resignation was announced with more than five hours to go ...

Egypt Votes On Constitution

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI and MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 02.14.2013 | World

CAIRO -- Egyptians took their quarrel over a draft constitution to polling stations Saturday after weeks of violent turmoil between the newly empowere...

Egyptian Islamists, Opponents Hold Rival Rallies Before Vote

AP | SARAH EL DEEB and MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 02.13.2013 | World

CAIRO — Waving swords and clubs, Islamist supporters of Egypt's draft constitution clashed with opponents in the Mediterranean port city of Alex...

Egypt TV To Play 'Patriotic' Music Only Before Referendum Vote

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 07.28.2014 | World

Egypt plans to ban any "romantic" songs from playing during daytime and primetime hours on many local television channels, state-run newspaper Al-Ahra...

Egypt's Opposition Urges 'No' Vote On Constitution

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI and MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 02.11.2013 | World

CAIRO — Egypt's opposition called on its followers Wednesday to vote "no" in a crucial referendum on a disputed constitution drafted by Islamist...

Morsi Annuls Controversial Decree, But Pushes Referendum

Reuters | Posted 02.07.2013 | World

CAIRO, Dec 9 (Reuters) - Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi has cancelled a decree that gave him sweeping powers and sparked huge prot...

Egyptians Pass Major Reforms

AP | MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAIRO — Egyptian voters overwhelmingly approved changes in the constitution, opening the way for parliamentary and presidential elections within...

Egypt Faces Landmark Vote In Democratic Transition

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAIRO — Egypt's transition to democracy after 30 years of authoritarian rule faces a major test on Saturday when Egyptians vote in a referendum ...