13.04.2012 21.Nissan. 5772 Schwii schel Pesach; Tag 6 des Omer
Islamist-dominated parliament passes legislation banning top officials who served under Mubarak from becoming president.
Egypt's Islamist-dominated parliament on Thursday passed legislation banning top officials who served under Hosni Mubarak from becoming president, a move which could derail former Vice President Omar Suleiman's attempt to become head of state.
The measure however would need to be approved by Egypt's ruling military and in a signal of the military council's likely response, a minister in the army-appointed cabinet called the new law "a deviation" that targeted one or two people….