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Egypt court orders cancellation of April 22 legislative vote

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Egypt's administrative court on Wednesday ordered the cancellation of controversial parliamentary elections scheduled for April 22, throwing the country deeper into political crisis. 

A man calls for an election boycott at an Egyptian National Salvation Front (NSF) meeting in Cairo, February 26, 2013. Egypt's administrative court has ordered the cancellation of controversial parliamentary elections scheduled for April 22, throwing the country deeper into political crisis.

President Mohamed Morsi and his Muslim Brotherhood both issued statements saying they would respect the court's decision, although it was not immediately clear whether the president would appeal.

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