Egypt Court Strikes a Decree Reimposing Martial Law

An administrative court on Tuesday suspended a decree by the military-led government that authorized soldiers to arrest civilians. The court’s action raised the possibility that the judges may also try to roll back other aspects of the generals’ recent expansion of their powers.

Syrian Regime rounds up opponents

Syrian Security forces raided homes across Syria and arrested opponents of the regime yesterday, activists said, as more funerals were planned for people killed in a bloody crackdown on protests. Meanwhile, students called for action and two MPs resigned after at least 13 mourners were shot dead on Saturday during funerals