Crisis in Egypt

Associated Press
Egyptians carry the body of Gaber Salah, who was who was killed in clashes with security forces, inside a mosque for funeral prayers in Cairo, Egypt, Monday, Nov. 26, 2012. Thousands marched through Tahrir square, the birthplace of last year's uprising that toppled authoritarian leader Hosni Mubarak, for the funeral procession of Salah. (AP Photo/Thomas Hartwell)

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Islamists backing a new constitution for Egypt claimed victory Dec. 16 in the first leg of a referendum, but the opposition alleged polling violations and called for nationwide protests ahead of next week's elections.

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