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Egypt's new population figures released.

Egypt has a population of 72.6 million people according to the figures from the 2006 census released by the government statistics agency in early April. This figure does not include the 3.9 million Eg...
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Fire leaves 1,000 homeless.

At least 1,000 people have been left homeless following a fire in the el-Sayyeda Zeinab district of Cairo, the
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El Alamein battlefield to become a golf course.

The site of one of the key battles of world war two could be transformed beyond recognition under plans by the Egyptian government to turn the area around El Alamein into an international tourist reso...
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Constitutional amendments approved in referendum.

Controversial amendments to the country
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Women’s film festival in Cairo.

A film festival dedicated to women and women
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New finds at Saqqara near Cairo.

A team of Australian and Egyptian archaeologists have uncovered two tombs and two anthropoid sarcophagi at the Saqqara necropolis just south of Cairo. One of the tombs is of Ka-Hay, a royal scribe, an...
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Photography festival in Egypt.

Amateur and professional photographers are invited to submit entries for a competition as part of Egypt
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Pyramids in seven wonders row.

Egyptians are dismayed over the inclusion of the great pyramid of Giza outside Cairo in a competition to choose seven
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Golf course for Cairo’s Allegria development.

An 18-hole golf course is to be built at the Allegria complex northwest of Cairo as the result of an agreement between Egypt
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International Egyptian marathon.

Roughly 2,000 people from 36 countries are expected to take part in the 14th edition of the international Egyptian marathon, which takes place in Luxor on 16 February 2007. The start and finish are at...
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2006 good year for tourism.

Just over nine million tourists visited Egypt in 2006, tourism minister Zoheir Garana has said. The figure represents a slight increase over 2005, when approximately 8.6 million people visited the cou...
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Cairo International Book Fair.

Cairo international book fair is underway in the Egyptian capital. First established in 1969, the annual event is the second in importance only to the Frankfurt book fair in Germany and is the largest...
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Free Egyptian music CD launched.

Cairenes and visitors to the city should keep their eyes and ears open for the first offering from a newly founded local music production company Kawalis-Misr or
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Congestion and pollution in Cairo.

With an official population of 15.2 million people and a population density of 36,618 people per square kilometre, Cairo has the second highest level of population congestion in the world after Manila...
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Starbucks opens in Cairo.

United States coffee giant Starbucks has opened its first coffeehouse in Africa in Cairo


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