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Egypt extends state of emergency for further 3 months

Egypt has extended a nationwide state of emergency for a further three months, effective as of Sunday, according to a presidential decree by President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi. The three-month-long nationwide extension was approved by the House of Representatives, headed by its Speaker Hanafi Gebali, last Thursday, to take effect as of 24 January. Under the …

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House of Representatives approves 3-month extension of state of emergency

Egypt’s House of Representatives approved, on Thursday, the extension of the nationwide state of emergency for a further three months, effective as of 24 January 2021. House Speaker Hanafi Gebali revealed that more than two-thirds of MPs approved the extension. In April 2020, President Adel Fattah Al-Sisi ordered for the nationwide state of emergency to …

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Al-Sisi extends state of emergency for three months

President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi extended the nation’s state of emergency, currently in effect, for three months, starting 13 January. The extension allows the army and police to take any measures needed to face terrorism and its funding, with the aim of protecting citizens and institutions. Al-Sisi had announced the state of emergency, previously approved by …

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Egypt lifts state of emergency, curfew on Thursday

Reuters- Egypt lifted a state of emergency and nightly curfews on Thursday, a government minister said, three months after the army enforced the measures amid bloody turmoil that followed its overthrow of an Islamist president. The state of emergency was imposed in mid-August, when hundreds of people were killed in a crackdown on supporters of President Mohamed Mursi, …

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