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Egypt's army denies enforcing curfew in restive North Sinai

Ahram Online , Friday 5 Jul 2013
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Egyptian authorities denied imposing  curfew in two North Sinai towns on the border with Israel and the Gaza Strip, state television reported on Friday.

Egypt's Sinai Peninsula has been plunged into lawlessness since a 2011 uprising ousted President Hosni Mubarak, and violence has surged there this week since the army pushed aside Mubarak's successor, Muslim Brotherhood member Mohamed Morsi.

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