Times of Oman
Dec 02, 2015 LAST UPDATED AT 05:54 AM GMT
Egypt’s public prosecutor resigns
December 19, 2012 | 12:00 AM

Cairo: Egypt's public prosecutor resigned under pressure from his opponents in the judiciary, dealing a blow to President Mohammed Mursi and drawing an angry response from the Islamist leader's supporters in the Muslim Brotherhood. Mursi obtained a 57 per cent "yes" vote for the constitution in a first round of the referendum last weekend, state media said. The second round to be held in districts seen as even more sympathetic towards Mursi's Muslim Brotherhood.

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