One day after newly elected Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi declared that parliament — which was dissolved by the Supreme Constitutional Court in June — should reconvene, the court insisted that the dissolution of the Islamist-led parliament, made official by a decree from military leaders, would stand. The decision "raised new concerns over the potential volatility of public frustration with the military's continued grip on power, and with elements of the establishment supporting it."
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