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Panel Approves New Egyptian Draft Constitution

A 50-member panel tasked with amending Egypt's constitution has approved a new draft that includes changes to the interim government's transition plan and stipulations for when civilians can be tried by the military.   The new constitution must be approved by voters, and would replace the more Islamic document enacted under ousted president Mohamed Morsi. A referendum is expected to be held by next month.   The draft calls for presidential and parliamentary elections, with...

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