Egypt—President Ends State Of Emergency After Nearly 5 Years

Daily News Egypt | 10/26/2021

President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi has lifted state of emergency in Egypt, reports the Daily News Egypt. On Monday, Sisi announced the end of the emergency measures, which were first implemented in April 2017 following a pair of terrorist bombings on churches that killed dozens. The move gave the military and police extended powers to crack down on suspected terrorists. It was extended several times in part due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.  

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