Egypt’s administrative court said Tuesday that it has lifted a three-month state of emergency in the country, though the nation’s military and police said they’re still enforcing it because they’d yet to receive the court’s ruling, state-run media reported.
Because of the security forces’ stance, it wasn’t immediately clear when the emergency rules — which include curfews intended to limit public gatherings after deadly clashes in August — would truly be canceled.
The emergency was ordered in August, during a period of intense unrest after the July coup that ousted President Mohamed Morsy. Clashes flared in August when security forces broke up huge Cairo sit-ins led by Morsy supporters; hundreds died, and thousands were injured
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