Egyptian Parliamentary Deputies Defy Court and Military

Source: NY Times:

CAIRO — In a raw contest between Egypt’s competing centers of power, legislators on Tuesday defied the country’s highest court and its most senior generals by holding a brief session of the dissolved Parliament, heeding an order by President Mohamed Morsiin the face of opposition from judges and the military.

Egyptian lawmakers greeted each other at the Parliament in Cairo on Tuesday.

Categories: Africa, Egypt

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