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Egypt Prosecutor General Ibrahim Submits Resignation, Mena Says

Egypt’s Prosecutor General Talaat Ibrahim, named by President Mohamed Mursi on Nov. 22 to a four- year term, has resigned, Middle East News Agency reported, citing a letter to the country’s Supreme Judiciary Council.

The resignation follows a strike by hundreds of prosecution office employees today demanding his resignation, the state-run news service said.

Ibrahim asked the council in the letter to accept his resignation at its Dec. 23 meeting, MENA reported.

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