Day: December 15, 2012

Egypt constitution referendum unofficial results: ‘Yes’ 56.5 pct

Unofficial final results of the constitution referendum’s first round show a 56.5 per cent approval for the draft charter *Total: “Yes”: 4,595,311 (56.50 per cent) “No”: 3,536,838 (43.50 per cent) Turnout: 33% —————————————————————————————- Note: All results are from governorates’ presiding judges, except Cairo’s, which are from the tallies of the […]

Egypt faces a ‘dark tunnel’

Source: Asia Times: By Victor Kotsev Egypt goes to the polls on Saturday in the first round of a referendum that will shape the future of the regime there and perhaps even the course of the Arab Spring in general. Amid continuing clashes and extraordinarily high tensions – including allegations […]