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High Court Dissolves New Parliament

June 15 2012


Egyptian judges have dissolved the Islamist-led Parliament and ruled that a prime minister from the Mubarak government could compete in a presidential runoff election, reports the Voice of America News.

Muslim Brotherhood officials denounced Thursday's ruling by the Supreme Constitutional Court as a power grab.

The high court, whose judges were appointed by former President Hosni Mubarak, found that one-third of the Egyptian legislature was elected illegally, making the...

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