Members of Egypt's constituent assembly
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Egypt power struggle: Assembly backs draft constitution

Egypt's Islamist-dominated constituent assembly has approved a draft constitution, as the judiciary threatens to dissolve it amid a power struggle with President Mohammed Morsi.

The draft will now be sent to Mr Morsi, who is expected to call a referendum.

The Supreme Constitutional Court is due to rule on Sunday on whether the assembly should be dissolved.

Jon Leyne reports.

  • 30 Nov 2012