February 11, 2011 / 4:52 PM / 7 years ago

Egypt army to suspend parliament, sack cabinet-TV

CAIRO, Feb 11 (Reuters) - Egypt’s higher military council will sack the cabinet, suspend both houses of parliament and rule with the head of the supreme constitutional court, Al Arabiya television reported on Friday.

The army statement was expected to be delivered later on Friday and followed President Hosni Mubarak’s dramatic resignation after 30 years in power. (Writing by Edmund Blair)

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