The New York Times
A court declined on Tuesday to rule on the legality of the committee drafting Egypt 's Constitution, dealing a setback to critics who have faulted the committee as being unrepresentative and too heavily dominated by Islamists. Nasser Nasser/...
War In Context
Grievances concerned the performance of the current government, the Brotherhoodization of state institutions and a draft constitution produced by a Brotherhood-controlled constituent assembly that is peppered with Islamic references and conservative...
The delay in a ruling is a possible blow to liberals, since it could give Islamists time to finish drafting the contested document.
Egypt's President Mohamed Morsi has "suggestions" for a change to his country's peace treaty with Israel, but will not implement them unilaterally, former US President Jimmy Carter said on Tuesday. "I have talked with President Morsi about the peace...
An Egyptian court on Tuesday asked the country's highest tribunal to rule on whether to disband the body tasked with writing a new constitution. That could give Islamists time to finish drafting the document before a legal ruling. It's the latest...
The process of framing Egypt's new Constitution suffered a setback on Tuesday with an Administrative Court referring to the superior court a case that sought the dissolution of Islamist-dominated constituent assembly.