Egypt postpones by one week curfew on shops, cafes
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Egypt postpones by one week curfew on shops, cafes

Egypt postpones by one week curfew on shops, cafes

The Egyptian government has decided to postpone by one week imposing a curfew on shops and restaurants that had been intended to save energy and bring order to the street but sparked a broad backlash, the Associated Press has reported. The postponement appeared to be driven by pressure from chambers of commerce and the public, who say the plan causes more harm than good and its implementation is unclear. The 10 pm curfew, which had been due to start on Saturday, is compulsory for all shops, while restaurants and cafes are to close at midnight. Few businesses, such as those with a tourism license and pharmacies, are exempted from the new regulations.

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