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  Tamuz 27, 5773 , 05/07/13

Egyptian Army Declares Emergency in Sinai

The Egyptian army declared a state of emergency in the southern Sinai and Suez on Friday afternoon, according to the Al Ahram newspaper.
The announcement came in the wake of attacks by Islamist extremists on the El-Arish Airport and on police checkpoints in the peninsula.

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