On Saturday, Egyptian Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly issued a decision to impose a partial curfew in some areas of North Sinai, starting January 24.
The decision, which was published in the Official Gazette, stipulates the imposition of a curfew in the designated area east of Tal Rafah through the Dallah border line to Al-Awja in the west from west of Al-Arish to Jabal Al-Halal, and north-west of Al-Arish through the coast of the sea to the international border line in Rafah, and in the south. From Jabal Al-Halal to Al-Auja on the border line.
The decision stipulates that the curfew timings shall be from 19:00 until 06:00, except for the city of Arish and the international road from the Maidan ambush to entering the city of Arish from the west, to be from 01:00 until 05:00 on the same day.
The decision shall take effect from one o’clock in the morning of Sunday, January 24th, until the end of the extension of the state of emergency, according to President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, No. 19 of 2021, for a period of three months.
On January 21, the Egyptian parliament approved Al-Sisi’s decision to extend the state of emergency in North Sinai for an additional 3 months, due to “the dangerous security and health conditions that the country is going through.”
Source: Egyptian media