Egypt’s Islamist-dominated Shura Council (the upper house of parliament) approved Thursday a revised election law on Thursday setting the rules for lower house parliamentary polls due to be held later this year.
The Islamist-led upper house will now send it to the Supreme Constitutional Court to check its legality.
President Mohamed Mursi had originally called elections for April but postponed them when the court annulled the decree setting the dates. Mursi has said the elections could now begin in October.
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