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Egypt's interim president dissolves Shura Council: State TV

Ahram Online, Friday 5 Jul 2013
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Egypt's chief justice Adly Mansour (Photo: AP)

Egyptian television has announced that President Adly Mansour issued a presidential declaration dissolving the Islamist-dominated Shura Council. 

Correction: this article initially described the decree issued as a constitutional decree.

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Stephen Beasley
20-03-2014 11:04pm
Shura Council abolition
Greetings President Mansour, To enable you to get back to work, I am keeping this email message brief. Out of pure and unabashed curiosity, what were basic tenets/reasons of calling for the Shura Council's abolition? Respectfully, Stephen R. Beasley Lady Lake, FL
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