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Egyptian Parliament Meets After 3 Year Lapse

Egypt held an opening session of parliament Sunday, the chamber's first session in more than three years.  The assembly has 15 days to ratify hundreds of executive decrees issued by President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi, or the laws will be repealed.  Egypt has not had a parliament since 2012 when a court dissolved the democratically elected legislature that had been dominated by the Muslim Brotherhood of the country's former president Mohamed Morsi. Sissi, the former...

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