State of Emergency
Egypt’s House of Representatives approved in its plenary session on Tuesday to impose a state of emergency for three months.
During the parliament's general session, MPs have voted in favor of extending the state of emergency in the country for additional three months.
Two thirds of members of the Egyptian Parliament, in a plenary session on Monday, approved a presidential decree to extend the state of emergency for three months, starting July 27.
The parliament’s general committee headed by Speaker Ali Abdel Aal in a plenary session, approved on Monday a presidential decree to declare the state of emergency nationwide for three months.
The House of Representatives formed a committee Monday morning to consider the president’s decision.
Madbouli requested members of the House of Representatives to approve the declaration of a state of emergency as regulated by law in accordance with Article 154 of the Constitution.
The decision has been published on Sunday in the official gazette Al-Waqa'i' al-Misriyya to come into force.
Ali Abdel Aal said that the parliament received President Abdel Fattah El Sisi's decree No.20 of 2020 to extend the emergency state on January 12.
A majority of 450 Parliamentarians approved the decree, three others rejected, while only one abstained.
Coincidently, Prime Minister Moustafa Madbouli issued a decree to renew a dusk-to-dawn curfew for another three months on some areas of North Sinai.
The state of emergency was prescribed by Presidential Decree No. 555 of 2019 for a period of three months.
The ministry said it declared a state of emergency in various hospitals to receive all cases during the four-day Eid.
Tunisian Interim President Mohamed Ennaceur has decided to extend the state of emergency nationwide for one month from August 4 to September 2, 2019.
The parliament has approved the decree earlier this month.
The decree, which saw over two thirds of the house lawmakers voting in favor of it, is due to come in force as of 1 am on Thursday, July 25, 2019.
Madbouli said on Saturday that presidential decree No 208 of 2019 to declare state of emergency nationwide aims to maintain Egypt's stability and progress.
President Abdel Fattah El Sisi issued a decree on Thursday to extend a state of emergency in Egypt for three more months starting from 1:00 a.m. this morning.
Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly decided imposing a dusk-to-dawn curfew on some areas of North Sinai, which has witnessed numerous terror attacks.
The extension decision will come into force at 1:00 a.m. on January 15, 2019.
The Egyptian Parliament, headed by Ali Abdel Aal, approved Sunday the extension of the state of emergency across the country for three months.