The Wenatchee World

Weather:

Weather

The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

Remove this weather forecast

Today

Hi89° Sunny

Tonight

Lo63° Clear

Sunday

Hi94° Sunny

Sunday Night

Lo69° Mostly Clear

Monday

Hi98° Hot

Monday Night

Lo66° Clear

Tuesday

Hi100° Hot

Tuesday Night

Lo65° Clear

Wednesday

Hi101° Hot

Wednesday Night

Lo71° Mostly Clear

Egyptian voters back new charter

Send to Kindle
Print This

CAIRO — An overwhelming majority of Egyptians who voted on the country’s new constitution have backed the draft charter, a senior Egyptian official said today while an international monitoring group criticized the clampdown ahead of the vote and said authorities had imposed “severe limits” on freedom of expression.

The election official told The Associated Press that unofficial results, after most of ballots have been counted, indicate that more than 90 percent of the voters have said “yes” to the constitution.

View my optionsorSign in