Egyptian Military Forces Morsi To Compromise

Three weeks after issuing it, Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi today revoked the controversial decree that gave him sweeping emergency powers. This is expected to defuse the violent protests and growing political tension gripping the country. The decision came after exhaustive talks among representatives of Muslim Brotherhood, the political movement to which Morsi belongs. Although invited, the umbrella opposition group, National Salvation Front, boycotted the meeting. Interestingly, Morsi‚Äôs backing down came soon after the powerful Egyptian…

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