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Egypt Sets Parliamentary Elections

Egypt said Sunday it will conduct two-stage parliamentary elections in October and November, the first since then-military chief Abdel Fattah el-Sissi overthrew the country's first freely elected civilian President Mohamed Morsi two years ago and later was elected president himself. Egypt has been without a legislature since June of 2012, when a court dissolved the democratically elected main chamber.  President Sissi has passed dozens of laws by decree. The country's...

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