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Egyptian court suspends military arrest powers | BBC News

An Egyptian court has suspended a government decision allowing military police to arrest civilians, judicial sources say.

The administrative court took the decision after reviewing an appeal filed by rights groups against the controversial decree passed on 13 June.

The Cairo court has also delayed its rulings in two controversial cases, media reports say.

One concerns the dissolution of parliament, held off till 7 July.

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