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Egypt confirms dissolution of local councils

By AFP CAIRO: The Egyptian government on Sunday confirmed a court order to dissolve local councils for being dominated by officials close to the regime of former president Hosni Mubarak, state media reported. “The government has decided to endorse the court’s ruling to dissolve the municipal councils,” a caption broadcast on state television said. Cairo’s …


Supreme Admin Court dissolves Egypt’s municipal councils

By Mai Shams El-Din CAIRO: A court order obliging the government to dissolve Egypt’s municipal councils should be applied in one month, the ruling judge said Tuesday. However, some analysts are worried about a law stipulating that new elections be held in 60 days. The Supreme Administrative Court ruled on Tuesday to dissolve municipal councils around …


Admin court dissolves municipal councils

By Agencies CAIRO: A Cairo court on Tuesday ordered the dissolution of municipal councils, whose representatives were elected under the regime of ousted president Hosni Mubarak, a judicial official told AFP. Egypt’s “Supreme Administrative Court has ordered the dissolution of the municipal councils following several lawsuits accusing the councilors of belonging to (Mubarak’s) National Democratic …


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