Egyptian parliament: What you need to know
The new Egyptian parliament has legislative powers and is set to draft the country's new constitution, but the military council will retain power until a new president is elected in June.
Islamist parties won 73% of the seats in recent parliamentary elections , with the Muslim Brotherhood's Freedom and Justice Party securing the most representation.
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BBC Arabic's Shaima Khalil reports on the hopes and fears Egyptians hold for their new parliament.