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Egypt's supreme court has caused outrage by calling for the dissolution of the lower house of parliament.
It has ruled that last year's parliamentary election was unconstitutional, deciding that one third of the seats were "illegitimate".
The controversial decision, days before Egypt's presidential election run-off, has prompted the ruling military council to hold an emergency meeting.
The Muslim Brotherhood said it would send Egypt into a "dark tunnel".
Its Freedom and Justice party won 46% of the vote in the three-month poll and senior Brotherhood figure Essam Al-Arian warned that the decision would leave the incoming president without a parliament or a constitution. [more]Okay, Mr. President, should the U.S. invade Syrian and Egypt and Iran? Or is Ron Paul right and we should just watch the old cookie crumble?