Egypt's administrative court on Saturday ruled that this month's presidential election should be held on time, overturning a lower court's ruling, judicial sources said.
A provincial administrative court had ordered the suspension of the election on Wednesday, saying the electoral commission chief had overstepped his mandate by calling for the May 23 and 24 vote.
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The judicial sources could not immediately give the reasoning behind Saturday's decision.
The run-up to the election has been drama-filled with repeated legal twists and turns that have kept the Arab world's most populous nation on edge.
The Supreme Council of the Armed Forces, which took power after a popular uprising ousted veteran leader Hosni Mubarak in February 2011, has vowed to hand over to civilian rule once a president has been elected.
The main candidates running include former Arab League chief Amr Mussa, Muslim Brotherhood candidate Mohammed Mursi and former Brotherhood member Abdel Moneim Abul Fotouh.