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Curfew and State of Emergency Lifted!!!

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Curfew and State of Emergency Lifted!!!

Kate Benyon-Tinker ‏@katebt3000 3m

Media advisor to #Egypt PM has confirmed to BBC that state of emergency & curfew have been lifted with effect from 4pm local (1400gmt) today

(BBC Producer)

Hooray!

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1. Re: Curfew and State of Emergency Lifted!!!

That's great news Modesto. Now lets hope no one mucks it up!

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2. Re: Curfew and State of Emergency Lifted!!!

There's always hope, suebovington, always hope.

…aljazeera.com/articles/2013/11/12/egypt-end…

A date people visiting now or soon should probably keep in mind is November 19, the 2 year anniversary of the Mohamed Mahmoud clashes, and a minor repeat on the anniversary last year. There's some talk of a Tahrir pro-government protest. Can you say that? Pro government protest? Anyway, a rally perhaps.

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3. Re: Curfew and State of Emergency Lifted!!!

No official word yet.

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Party popper! ;)

No, Khaledmh is right, please don't take my posting this stuff as cause to stay out past 1am tonight, should have said that originally. Supposedly the army says they will continue to enforce until receiving a pronouncement from the prime minister, after he gets official notice from the court, or something equally kafkaesque.

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5. Re: Curfew and State of Emergency Lifted!!!

Great news and Sue I hope you are right and no one mucks it up;)

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The BBC website states : However, a cabinet statement then said Cairo was still waiting for the text of the ruling before implementing it.

I haven't heard that this has happened yet. Anyone had an update or are we still waiting? I know anything in any government takes an age.

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7. Re: Curfew and State of Emergency Lifted!!!

Unofficially it should be over today. They should announce that today. I am sure once they do, it will be posted all over Egypt forums.

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8. Re: Curfew and State of Emergency Lifted!!!

Tomorrow, supposedly.

http://english.ahram.org.eg/News/86410.aspx

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9. Re: Curfew and State of Emergency Lifted!!!

Yeah I guess so. Won't believe it, till I see it with my own eyes. :)

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10. Re: Curfew and State of Emergency Lifted!!!

Bizubt. With no disrespect (or little, anyway) this is like the perfect microcosm of Egyptian governance these days....Each part of the government saying something different and the public having no idea what's really going on.