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Tradition meets tourism

Few towns located on a coast can resist the influence of tourism. Although Ile de Ré remained largely a secret...

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Can anyone stop the torrent?

A subsidiary of local internet provider LINKdotNET recently launched a website designed to facilitate the legal downloading of Egyptian movies....

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Tackling Egypt's poverty problem

The Egyptian government released this week its latest figures on poverty in Egypt and the signs are not good. The...

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OECD workshop looks at local business climate

Egypt’s Ministry of Investment, in partnership with the European Commission, has hired the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)...

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Waiting for Nefertiti

Thousands of artifacts are now returning to Egypt from abroad, but one piece continues to elude decades of government calls...

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Egypt car sales rebound

After a year of slow sales, the Egyptian automotive market bounced back in the beginning of 2010. The total number...

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Egyptian bank adopts responsible lending

The Arab African International Bank (AAIB) is the first Egyptian financial institution to adopt the Equator Principles, a set of...

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Ancient queen's pyramid discovered in Saqqara

The 4,200-year-old burial chamber of Queen Behenu has been discovered in Saqqara in Giza. French archaeologists digging in the necropolis...

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Danger in the mummy's make-up bag

Dark, black kohl surrounded the eyes of ancient Egyptians for beauty and protection, but were they using toxic lead in...

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Sunrise in the Abu Simbel sanctuary

Abu Simbel–Outside the Great Temple of Abu Simbel, a long line of people are waiting for a first chance to...

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Local pork industry on last haunches

Alexandria–In a few weeks, Monaco, the largest manufacturer of processed pork products in Egypt, will run out of its stock...

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Interpretations of Edfu

For the first time, a contemporary exhibit is being displayed at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo. The exhibit features drawings...

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Egypt looks to rejoin Africa?

For decades Egyptian foreign policy has focused on the Middle East at the expense of African diplomacy, analysts say, but...

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International English press: Haiti devastation, Blair on Iraq

Devastation in Haiti and former British Prime Minister Tony Blair’s evidence to the hearing on the Iraq war dominated the...

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