Opposition rejects Morsi's constitutional referendum

Egypt's main opposition coalition has rejected President Morsi's referendum on a new constitution, which had been set for December 15.

The National Salvation Front issued a statement which also called for widespread protests on Tuesday to object to the draft constitution.

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Rival rallies in Cairo

Thousands of opponents and supporters of Egypt's President Morsi are staging rival rallies in the nation's capital, four days ahead a nationwide referendum on the new constitution.