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Egyptians vote on changes that may see Sisi in power to 2030

Updated : 2019-04-20 14:56:23

Egyptians began voting on Saturday on constitutional changes that will potentially allow President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to stay in office until 2030 and bolster the role of Egypt's powerful military.

A man walks in front of a banner depicting Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi before the upcoming referendum on constitutional amendments in Cairo. (REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany/Files)
A man walks in front of a banner depicting Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi before the upcoming referendum on constitutional amendments in Cairo. (REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany/Files)
Supporters of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in Tahrir square. (REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany/Files)
Supporters of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in Tahrir square. (REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany/Files)
A woman casts her vote during the referendum on draft constitutional amendments, at a polling station in Cairo. (REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany)
A woman casts her vote during the referendum on draft constitutional amendments, at a polling station in Cairo. (REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany)
An army soldier gestures as people stand in line to cast their vote during the referendum on draft constitutional amendments, at a polling station in Cairo. (REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany)
An army soldier gestures as people stand in line to cast their vote during the referendum on draft constitutional amendments, at a polling station in Cairo. (REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany)
An army soldier stands guard at a polling station, during the referendum on draft constitutional amendments, in Cairo. (REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany)
An army soldier stands guard at a polling station, during the referendum on draft constitutional amendments, in Cairo. (REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany)
People stand in line to cast their vote during the referendum on draft constitutional amendments, at a polling station in Cairo. (REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany)
People stand in line to cast their vote during the referendum on draft constitutional amendments, at a polling station in Cairo. (REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany)
People stand in line to cast their vote during the referendum on draft constitutional amendments, at a polling station in Cairo. (REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany)
People stand in line to cast their vote during the referendum on draft constitutional amendments, at a polling station in Cairo. (REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany)
A man casts his vote during the referendum on draft constitutional amendments, at a polling station in Cairo. (REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany)
A man casts his vote during the referendum on draft constitutional amendments, at a polling station in Cairo. (REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany)
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