[JURIST] The Egyptian Constitutional Court [official website, Arabic] announced Saturday that it can not rule on an act of parliament that banned certain candidates from the upcoming presidential elections [IFES election guide]. The court said that it is only able to rule on the constitutionality of a law [AFP report] after it has taken effect. The law in question was passed last week [JURIST report] and prevents anyone who held a rank of party leader or higher during the regime...

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