Extending the state of emergency in Egypt for 3 months

 Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi issued a decision to extend the state of emergency across the country for a period of three months, starting this morning.

According to the decision - reported by the Middle East News Agency - the Armed Forces and the Police Authority shall take the necessary measures to confront the dangers of terrorism and its financing, maintain security throughout the country, protect public and private property, and save citizens' lives.

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