Morsi Annuls Controversial Decree

    Egypt's Islamist President Mohamed Morsi waves to his supporters in front of the presidential palace in Cairo on November 23, 2012. Thousands of ecstatic supporters of Morsi gathered outside the presidential palace to defend their leader against accusations from rival protesters that he has become a dictator.  AFP PHOTO/STR        (Photo credit should read -/AFP/Getty Images)

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    The Egyptian people have demonstrated the power of protest once again. President Mohamed Morsi annulled the controversial constitutional decree that expanded his power to an unprecedented level. After weeks of protests, the leader of the newly democratic nation made the decision Saturday, according to a spokesman. A referendum on a draft constitution is still scheduled for December 15, though opposition leaders have been fighting to rescind it.

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