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  7/8/2012, Tammuz 18, 5772

Morsi Reconvenes Egyptian Parliament

President Mohammed Morsi of Egypt ordered, Sunday, the reconvening of the Egyptian parliament, which was disbanded, last month, by an Egyptian court, pending the holding of new elections, according to an Egyptian news agency.

Morsi issued a presidential decree calling for the elections to take place in 60 days after adoption of a new Egyptian constitution.