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Mohammed Mursi

New constitution drafted by Mursi allies approved by Egypt

Mursi's opponents say the new constitution could allow clerics to intervene in lawmaking, while offering scant protections to minorities and women. Mursi dismisses those criticisms, and many Egyptians are fed up with street protest movements that have prevented a return to normality.

December 26, 2012 10:11
 

After the carrot, Egypt military shows the stick

Military moves to ban strikes; Says labour unrest threatens national security; Taking state land must cease.

February 19, 2011 3:30
 

Labour unrest as Egypt moves towards democracy

First working day since military's appeal; Mubarak in Sharm, not well, says Saudi official; Further talks on transition to democracy; Constitutional committee meets for first time.

February 16, 2011 4:10