Arab Spring

After deadly bombings, Egypt's state of emergency reassures some but strikes fear in others

After deadly bombings, Egypt's state of emergency reassures some but strikes fear in others

A day after Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Sisi ordered a state of emergency following two deadly church bombings, militants in the Sinai Peninsula fired a rocket into Israel on Monday, casting doubt on the president’s ability to counter a growing Islamist insurgency.

Sisi, a former general, rose to power four years ago on promises to confront extremists and secure the country and its economy after the overthrow of Islamist President Mohamed Morsi.

During a visit to...

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