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Egypt's Morsi Backs Off Added Powers

NPR | Dec. 9, 2012 11:36 a.m.

In Egypt, President Mohammed Morsi has annulled a decree that gave him sweeping new powers last month. But the newly elected president is still facing major resistance to his efforts to ram through a new constitution. Weekend Edition Sunday host Rachel Martin talks with NPR’s Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson about the latest news from Egypt.

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