A decision by Egypt's new president to reinstate parliament was a bold challenge to the military that dissolved the house, but some politicians slammed it as a constitutional coup that shows no regard for the judiciary or democracy.
- 2 December, 2013 New Egyptian constitution draft limits military power New constitution promises defense minister to be chosen by army during next eight years, but nonetheless, extensive amendments adopted under Egypt's ousted Islamist president which military more privileges, being dramatically cut
- 8 July, 2013 Egypt army: We didn’t kill kids, images taken from Syria war After dozens of Islamist demonstrators killed by security forces at Cairo barracks where Morsi held, military spokesman says Muslim Brotherhood 'spreading lies' about incident; interim president launches investigation
- 10 July, 2013 Egypt’s timetable for transition to elections CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's military-backed interim president has issued a 7-month timetable for the country's transition after the ouster of President Mohammed Morsi, starting with amending the constitution and leading to elections for a new parliament and president by the first months of next year.
- 1 December, 2012 Egypt’s president sets date for constitution vote Egypt's President Mohammed Morsi called Saturday for a referendum in two weeks on a contentious draft constitution, setting a date for another milestone in the country's transition to democracy. Widespread disputes over the charter and Morsi&...
- 22 December, 2012 Egyptians vote on Islamist-backed constitution CAIRO (AP) — Egyptians voted on Saturday in the second and final phase of a referendum on an Islamist-backed constitution that has polarized the nation, with little indication that the result of the vote will end the political crisis in which the country is mired.