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Egypt set for emergency rule after church attacks

Sunday bombings at two churches killed 44; President Sisi warns that the war against jihadists "will be long and painful"

The aftermath of an explosion at the Mar Girgis church in Tanta city, north of Cairo.


EGYPT prepared to impose a state of emergency on Monday after jihadist bombings killed dozens at two churches in the deadliest attacks in recent memory on the country's Coptic Christian minority.

President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi announced the three-month period, which will...

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