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  • If Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi was hoping to heal political rifts in the wake of Tuesday's divisive constitutional referendum, his chief prosecutor does not appear to be helping his case. Talaat Abdullah, the public prosecutor appointed by Morsi last month, has announced an investigation of top opposition leaders -- including Nobel Peace laureate Mohammed ElBaradei -- on treason charges. The other two opposition figures targeted in the probe are Hamdeen Sabbahi and Amr Moussa, both of whom ran against Morsi in Egypt's June presidential election.

    President Mohammed Morsi signs into law Egypt's Islamist-backed constitution.
    LAST UPDATE : Dec 28, 2012, 2:52 PM EST
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  • In this Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012 file photo, Egyptian women line up outside a polling station to cast their votes.

    Impoverished farmland south of Cairo full of die-hard backers of Muslim Brotherhood, but frustrated with pace of change.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 27, 2012, 3:26 PM EST
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  • Tarek el-Zomor leader and founder of the Building and Development Party, who was convicted with others of planning the assassina

    The new constitution would give the Shura Council powers to legislate until the lower house is elected.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 25, 2012, 2:06 AM EST
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  • Egyptian protesters chant slogans denouncing the proposed constitution and the upcoming referendum during a rally in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012.

    After considering boycott, secular opposition rolls out aggressive "no" campaign for the referendum on Mohammed Morsi's new constitution.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 13, 2012, 7:04 PM EST
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