With Constitution Changes, Egypt’s President Could Stay In Power Until 2034

Egypt’s parliament has overwhelmingly approved proposed constitutional changes that would allow Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to potentially stay in office until 2034. 

The changes, which must be approved by a referendum to enter into force, would also further enshrine the¬†authority of the Armed Forces¬†in “maintaining the foundations of the civil state.