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Egypt Lawmakers OK Amendments That Could Let Sissi Stay in Power Until 2030

Egypt's parliament on Tuesday passed amendments to the constitution that could see President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi remain in power until 2030. The vote, which sends the amendments to a national referendum, was seen by critics as another step back to authoritarianism, eight years after a pro-democracy uprising ended autocrat Hosni Mubarak's three-decade rule.  The 596-member assembly, packed with el-Sissi's supporters, overwhelmingly gave its initial approval in...

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