Egypt plans to end state of emergency: Sources

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt plans to lift a state of emergency and nightly curfews that have been in force for three months on Tuesday, two government sources and a security source said.

Egypt's army-backed authorities announced a state of emergency and a nightly curfew on Aug 14, the day security forces dispersed two sit-ins by supporters of ousted Islamist President Mohamed Mursi in Cairo, prompting nationwide violence.