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  12/5/2012, Kislev 21, 5773

Report: Morsi to Cancel Sweeping Powers

Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi is expected to cancel the constitutional order which he announced last week and which gives him extended powers, according to a report on Tuesday in Russia Al-Youm TV.

Sources close to the Muslim Brotherhood’s Freedom and Justice Party told the channel that Morsi's deputy, Mahmoud Maki, will announce that cancellation on Wednesday.