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An Egyptian news vendor arranges state-owned newspapers for sale on the street in Cairo on Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012. Most independent Egyptian newspapers suspended publication of Tuesday's edition in protest over the hurried drafting of the country's new constitution adopted by an Islamist-led panel. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)
Photo by: Nariman El-Mofty
An Egyptian news vendor arranges state-owned newspapers for sale on the street in Cairo on Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012. Most independent Egyptian newspapers suspended publication of Tuesday's edition in protest over the hurried drafting of the country's new constitution adopted by an Islamist-led panel. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)

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