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Egyptian Panel Begins Voting on Draft Constitution

An Egyptian panel has begun voting on a draft constitution, a move considered the first step toward democratic rule following the July ouster of President Mohamed Morsi. Voting began Saturday on the 247 articles in the new document, which would replace the constitution enacted by Mr. Morsi last year. The French news agency reports the committee approved more than half of the articles on Saturday. The 50-member panel resumes voting Sunday. The committee plans to present the draft...

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