Egypt's constitution approved in vote, say rival camps




 
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Egypt's constitution approved in vote, say rival camps
 
December 23rd, 2012  
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Egypt's constitution approved in vote, say rival camps
CAIRO (Reuters) - A constitution drafted by an Islamist-dominated assembly was approved by a majority of Egyptians in a referendum, rival camps said on Sunday, after a vote the opposition said drove a wedge through the Arab world's most populous nation. The Muslim Brotherhood, which propelled President Mohamed Mursi to power in a June election, said 64 percent of voters backed the charter after two rounds of voting that ended with a final ballot on Saturday. It cited an unofficial tally. An opposition official also told Reuters their unofficial count showed the result was a "yes" vote. ...




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