The 596-member body, which is stacked with presidential supporters, voiced overwhelming guide for the modifications in February before formally approving them in the Tuesday vote. Those will now be the concern of a countrywide referendum that will likely take region earlier than the begin of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan on may additionally 5.

Tuesday's vote become primarily based on a reworded invoice finalized by way of the Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee, which covered an exception to permit el-Sissi to serve a 3rd time period.

sun shades of Mubarak?

'mother or father and protector'

js/se (AP, dpa)