Egyptian state television reported Wednesday that the presidency has declared a monthlong state of emergency in the conflicted nation, according to the Associated Press.
BREAKING: Egypt’s state TV says presidency has declared a monthlong state of emergency across nation.
— The Associated Press (@AP) August 14, 2013
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