Egypt extends state of emergency for three months

FILE PHOTO: Egypt's Housing Minister Mostafa Madbouly talks at Egypt Mega Projects MEED Conference in Cairo, Egypt, December 8, 2015. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany

CAIRO (Reuters) – Egypt’s parliament voted on Sunday to extend a state of emergency in the country for three months, prolonging the authorities’ ability to use special powers into 2019. Egypt first imposed a state of emergency in April 2017 after two church bombings killed at least 45 people, and has extended it at three-month […]

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