The draft being voted on this weekend is largely based on Egypt's old constitution. However, there are some key differences in terms of women's rights and the document's Islamic influence.
Egyptians are voting in a controversial constitutional referendum. It is the first time the country has voted since the ouster of President Mohammed Morsi in a military-backed coup last July.
State sources in Egypt have said that partial results indicate clear support for the country's latest constitution. This paper's main opponents, the now-outlawed Muslim Brotherhood, had advocated boycotting the ballot.
Egyptians approved a new constitution in a referendum. The new constitution supports freedom of religion - at least for some minority groups, according to Egypt and Islam expert Jörn Thielmann.
Egyptians have overwhelmingly supported a new draft constitution, state media have reported. The referendum paves the way for presidential and parliamentary elections later this year.
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