The Egyptian opposition is furious after Islamist president Mohammed Mursi granted himself sweeping powers, effectively usurping parliament until elections next year. Popular protests are building across the country.
Saudi Arabia has listed the Muslim Brotherhood and a number of other groups as terrorist organizations. The Brotherhood has been the target of many Gulf nations since Egypt's Mohammed Morsi was ousted last July.
Egypt's deposed Islamist president Mohammed Morsi has appeared in court in Cairo on espionage charges and conspiring to commit terror attacks. It's one of four trials against Morsi.
Egypt’s constitution has passed with more than 98 percent approval, according to official results. The referendum has paved the way for presidential and parliamentary elections later this year.
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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