An Egyptian court on Tuesday deferred a long-awaited parliamentary election due in March indefinitely after another court declared the election law`s provision on voting districts as unconstitutional, judicial sources said.
A top Egyptian court on Sunday ruled as unconstitutional a clause in the election laws, forcing the country's electoral body to put on hold the much-anticipated parliamentary polls from March 21 until the review of the ruling.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi arrived Sunday in Riyadh, as his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who is accused of backing the Cairo-banned Muslim Brotherhood, also visited Saudi Arabia.
Egypt`s Supreme Constitutional Court ruled on Sunday that an article in an election-related law was unconstitutional, paving the way for a possible delay in a long-awaited March-April parliamentary poll.
An Egyptian court listed the Palestinian group Hamas as a terrorist organisation, judicial and security sources said on Saturday, one month after a judge listed the group`s armed wing as a terrorist group.
The Egyptian body which rules on Islamic law on Friday condemned the Islamic State group`s destruction of Iraqi artefacts, saying the Prophet Mohammed`s own companions had never demolished ancient heritage.