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The Egyptian government will not allow lands in the Sinai specifically allocated to locals to be sold or traded to other parties, the Minister of Agriculture announced Friday, in an effort to encourage local development and ownership in the peninsula. Through national projects, 170 thousand acres in the Sinai would be given to residents in […]

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Museum, which will be home to some 7,000 artefacts from prehistoric to modern times, enters second phase of construction, which will include completion of the museum’s interior and exhibition facilities Within the framework of a plan by Egypt’s Ministry of State for Antiquities to build national museums in locations around the country with a view […]

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A professor from American University in Cairo says discovery of prostate cancer in a 2,200-year-old mummy indicates the disease was caused by genetics, not environment. The genetics-environment question is key to understanding cancer. AUC professor Salima Ikram, a member of the team that studied the mummy in Portugal for two years, said Sunday the mummy […]

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