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Egyptian protests military trials as court suspends constitution row

An Egyptian man chains his own wrists as he takes part in a demonstration against military trials outside Cairo's administrative court on July 30, 2012.
An Egyptian man chains his own wrists as he takes part in a demonstration against military trials outside Cairo's administrative court on July 30, 2012.Gianluigi Guercia / AFP - Getty Images

The struggle over Egypt's new constitution was temporarily suspended on Monday when a court deferred until late September the next step in a legal row that had threatened the dissolution of the body writing it, Reuters reports.

The adjournment of a battle that has overshadowed one of the main components of Egypt's transition to democracy after the Arab Spring uprising that ousted Hosni Mubarak could give the current constitutional assembly time to complete its work. Continue reading.

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