Egypt Declares 3-month State of Emergency After Daesh Terror Blasts

Egypt has announced a three-month state of emergency following twin deadly Daesh bombings in the country.

“Several steps are to be taken, the first of which will be the declaration of a state of emergency after the necessary legal and constitutional procedures are complete, for three months in Egypt. We are announcing this state of emergency only to protect our country and secure it, and to prevent any interference with it,” said Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi during a live televised speech on Sunday. Read full