Last Updated: Wed Mar 21, 2012 12:09 pm (KSA) 09:09 am (GMT)

From Egypt Independent: Cairo Court of Appeals head denies stepping down

Abdel Moez Ibrahim, president of the Cairo Court of Appeal, on Tuesday denied media reports that he waived his powers.

He told the Middle East News Agency that he is carrying on with his job, as authorized by the General Assembly of the Cairo Court of Appeal at the beginning of the current judicial year.

The General Assembly meeting to withdraw confidence from Ibrahim on Tuesday did not reach a quorum, as only 70 judges attended out of the 287 judges needed for a quorum attended. A total of 861 members make up the court.

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