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Egyptians have yet another reason to protest the president

Egyptians have yet another reason to protest the president The islands of Tiran and Sanafir are uninhabited, located around the mouth of the Gulf of Aqaba.Many Egyptians have been increasingly concerned with the nation's economy under Sisi.

Ancient dagger found with King Tut forged with meteoric iron

Ancient dagger found with King Tut forged with meteoric iron Researchers have confirmed that an iron dagger found buried with King Tutankhamun has a composition similar to iron meteorites and was almost certainly created from so-called “meteoric iron.Because meteoric iron was rare, its value is believed to have been significantly greater than gold.

The streets of Old Cairo at the turn of the 20th century

These photos of “The City of a Thousand Minarets” from the turn of the century to the 1930s capture it at a time of rapid sprawl and population growth, as its residents chafe against a British occupation which lasted from 1882 to 1956.Located on the fertile floodplains of the Nile delta, the area of present-day Cairo (derived from al-Qahira, meaning “The Victorious”) has been inhabited since ancient times.

/pol/lack Setups an Interview.

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Early tourists clambered to the top of Egypt's pyramids in fancy dresses and suits

Early tourists clambered to the top of Egypt's pyramids in fancy dresses and suits With the completion of the Suez Canal in 1869, visits by wealthy tourists increased.That same year, travel mogul Thomas Cook offered his first tour of Palestine and the Nile, and launched regular steamer trips on the great river in the following years.

Majestic discovery in Egypt is basically straight from a 19th century sonnet

Majestic discovery in Egypt is basically straight from a 19th century sonnet Now, another massive statue of the pharaoh, also known as Ramses the Great, has been found submerged in groundwater in the Cairo working-class area of Matariya, among uncompleted buildings and mud.Pictures show archaeologists, officials and local residents watching as a massive forklift pulls the statue's head out of the water.

Flight electronics ban will separate passengers from their private data

Flight electronics ban will separate passengers from their private data If yours was left behind in a checked bag at some airport terminal, you'd be rendered somewhat useless until you got it back.That's not to say it'd be the easiest job in the world.

Bed bugs were blood-sucking pests even 11,000 years ago

Bed bugs were blood-sucking pests even 11,000 years ago Long before the common bed bug terrorized apartments and ruined perfectly good sheets, their relatives were wreaking havoc in caves.Remains in caves near Paisley, Oregon, are likely the oldest specimens ever found from the genus Cimex.

Terror against Christians in Egypt.

Al least 21 have died and 50 wounded after an explosion in a Coptic Christian St.George church in the city of Tanta in northern Egypt.

Why Roman Concrete Endured Thousands of Years of Seawater Pounding, While Ours Can't

Why Roman Concrete Endured Thousands of Years of Seawater Pounding, While Ours Can't But there’s one group of people and one specific substance where we’re playing a distinctly out-of-tune second fiddle: roman concrete.Our existing concrete structures don’t withstand this weathering very well; the lifespan of a well-built modern concrete structure is measured in decades (not counting major repair or rebuilding efforts).

Assassin’s Creed Origins’ narrative director reveals 5 secrets of the new trailer - WAR ELEPHANTS!

Assassin’s Creed Origins’ narrative director reveals 5 secrets of the new trailer - WAR ELEPHANTS! The word Origins kind of gives it away but, as the beginning of the franchise, this is where it all starts.Speaking to Origins’ narrative director Matthew Zagurak, it quickly becomes apparent that Ancient Egypt has been hiding some secrets until now.

See Assassin's Creed Origins' Far Cry-style camps in action in this exclusive gameplay walkthrough

See Assassin's Creed Origins' Far Cry-style camps in action in this exclusive gameplay walkthrough It’s out in a mere matter of weeks but if you want a taster of what’s to come when the Animus takes us back to Ancient Egypt in Assassin’s Creed Origins, look no further than Assassin’s Central’s exclusive gameplay session above.Who knew camels could look this good, and just listen to that noise when it arrives….