From the Editors
Salma Shukrallah and Bel Trew
The People's Assembly, the lower house of Egypt's parliament, is due to meet within hours, following a surprise Sunday decree issued by newly-inaugurated President Mohamed Morsi calling for the reinstatement of the dissolved assembly and for fresh legislative polls within sixty days of the ratification of a new constitution. As the decree has been published in the official Egyptian Gazette, it is considered legally binding. Many observers see Morsi's move as the opening ...Keep Reading »
Salma Shukrallah and Bel Trew write for Ahram Online.