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Tuesday Aug 26 | AkiPress

14:42 Road crash kills 19 in Egypt's Luxor

Nineteen people have been killed and at least a dozen wounded in a road accident involving two microbuses in southern Egypt, state news agency MENA reported.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Oxford Times

Mask Revealed: Howard Carter and an unnamed assistant inspect Tutankhamun's innermost coffin

The not-to-be-missed exhibition Discovering Tutankhamum at the Ashmolean Museum revived scarcely dormant memories of my visit, during a holiday cruise some years ago, to the tomb of the boy king.

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Hispanic Business

We hope to see 2 million British tourists visit Egypt next year: British Ambassador

British tourism reached a peak in 2010 when 1.5 million tourists visited . He added that this type of tourism has suffered over the past three and a half years since the beginning of 2011.

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Your Leek Paper

Sunset over the Nile at Asyut.

With just three weeks to go before the 32-year-old former paratrooper completes his mammoth journey to walk the 4,250 miles of the River Nile, from its source in Rwanda to the Mediterranean Sea in Egypt, Captain Levison Wood is now heading towards the capital city of Cairo.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Deseret News

Hamblin & Peterson: Alexander the Great wasn't content to be merely human

Alexander the Great is famous for many military conquests during his brief but meteoric career.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

ABC News

Egypt: Police Arrest Suspect in Rape of Briton

An Egyptian security official says authorities in the southern city of Luxor have arrested a man accused of raping a British citizen in a banana plantation days earlier.

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The Bennington Banner

Egypt: Police arrest suspect in rape of Briton

An Egyptian security official says authorities in the southern city of Luxor have arrested a man accused of raping a British citizen in a banana plantation days earlier.

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Your Leek Paper

Walking The Nile with Captain Levison Wood - Upper Egypt; to Luxor and ever closer to home.

Having arrived in Aswan, Egypt, after a 24 hour tortuous journey on-board a cramped passenger tug boat, Captain Levison Wood, the 32-year-old former paratrooper from Forsbrook, is continuing in his quest to become the first recorded person ever to walk the entire 4,250 mile length of the river Nile from source to sea.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Egypt Rolls Out Red Carpet For Tourists, Ensures Their Safety

By Zarul Effendi Razali KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 12 -- The massive street protests and violence that rocked Egypt in January 2011 and June 2013 over two revolutions, would make a would-be tourist wonder if it was safe to visit the country, despite its many attractions.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

Newkerala.com

Egypt retrieves stolen relief from Germany

Egypt's ministry of antiquities has retrieved a relief that was stolen from the wall of the 13th dynasty king Sobekhotep's tomb in Luxor and illegally smuggled out of the country last century.

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Sun Aug 03, 2014

Art Daily

Ashmolean's summer exhibition displays objects from ancient Egypt's Amarna Period

Lord Carnarvon and Howard Carter's excavation of the tomb of Tutankhamun in 1922 was one of the most significant archaeological discoveries of the 20th century.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Al Bawaba

Starting with fewer power cuts, what has Eid brought to the Egyptian economy?

This week Egyptians celebrated Eid Al-Fitr, the holiday marking the end of Ramadan, and with hotels full of local holidaymakers and an apparent easing of the power crisis, the holiday seems to have had some positive economic impacts.

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