Egypt's Mursi Rescinds Controversial Decree

Publisher:
Al Jazeera
Publication Date:
8 December 2012
Tags:
Egypt, Governance, Legal and Judicial Affairs

Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi has annulled a decree he issued last month expanding his powers, an official told a Cairo news conference. A referendum on a draft constitution would however still go ahead as planned on December 15. Al Jazeera's Sherine Tadros reports from Cairo.