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Egypt set to end state of emergency

Cairo, November 12, 2013

Egypt plans to lift a state of emergency and nightly curfews on Tuesday that have been in force for three months, two government sources and a security source said.

Egypt's army-backed authorities announced a state of emergency and a nightly curfew on August 14, the day security forces dispersed two sit-ins by supporters of ousted Islamist President Mohamed Mursi in Cairo, prompting nationwide violence. - Reuters

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