Egyptian supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi confront riot police in Cairo, on August 14, 2013
Egyptian supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi confront riot police at Mustafa Mahmoud Square in Cairo, on August 14, 2013. Egypt's government has declared a curfew in Cairo and 10 other provinces in a bid to contain nationwide violence following a crackdown on Morsi's supporters. © - AFP
Egyptian supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi confront riot police in Cairo, on August 14, 2013
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Last updated: August 14, 2013

Egypt declares curfew in Cairo and several provinces

A daily curfew slapped on Cairo and 13 other provinces by Egypt's army-installed authorities entered into force at 7:00 pm (1700 GMT) on Wednesday.

The curfew was to run until 6:00 am (0400 GMT) daily. It applies to the provinces of Cairo, Giza, Alexandria, Beni Sueif, Menya, Assiut, Sohag, Beheira, North Sinai, South Sinai, Suez, Ismailiya, Fayoum and Qena.

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