Salah has undergone treatment in Valencia, Spain, in the hope of playing a role in Egypt's first appearance in the World Cup since 1990. Salah has undergone treatment in Valencia, Spain, in the hope
Shafiq's decision to scrap his candidacy came after he was returned from the United Arab Emirates, where he had been living in exile since 2012, back to Egypt last month.
The worshippers were killed when heavily-armed militants bombed the mosque and opened fire on people attending prayers at the al-Rowda mosque in Al-Arish city, in the deadliest terror attack in Egypt.
Sisi announced the "state of emergency for three months" in a defiant speech at the presidential palace after a meeting of the national defence council.