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Soraya Nelson

Soraya Nelson appears in the following:

Critics Say Egypt's Constitution Process Is Flawed

Sunday, September 08, 2013

Egypt's the military-backed interim president last week appointed a 50-member committee to help draft a new constitution. That committee โ€” which includes only one of ousted President Mohammed Morsi's allies โ€” meets for the first time Sunday in Cairo. Critics in Egypt say the new constitution is likely to be just as controversial as the previous one.

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Egyptian Military Warns Of Crackdown On Morsi Supporters

Wednesday, August 07, 2013

The military-backed interim government in Egypt says diplomatic efforts to resolve the stand-off with the Muslim Brotherhood have failed. The declaration has raised fears that the security forces may move soon against the sit-in camps, set up by supporters of ousted president Mohammed Morsi.

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Morsi Supporters Stage Sit-Ins In Cairo As Tensions Rise

Thursday, August 01, 2013

Tensions are growing among the thousands of pro-Morsi supporters camped out around a mosque in eastern Cairo. The government has ordered the protesters to disperse, sparking fears of fresh bloodshed.

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E.U. Meeting In Egypt Does Little To Quell Political Crisis

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

European Union envoy Catherine Ashton completed a round of talks in Cairo with Egyptian officials and opposition leaders including ousted president Mohammed Morsi. Ashton says she will continue her mediation efforts to resolve Egypt's worsening political crisis.

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