Egypt lifts state of emergency after more than four years

//Egypt lifts state of emergency after more than four years

Egypt lifts state of emergency after more than four years

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi on Monday announced the lifting of the state of emergency in place since deadly jihadist attacks on Coptic Christian churches more than four years ago.The North African country has been under a state of emergency since April 2017 bombings of two Coptic churches by an Islamic State group affiliate that killed more than 40 people.Coptic Christians account for around 10 per cent of Egypt’s population.“Egypt has become, thanks to its great people and its…

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