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: Egypt Friant commanded the 2nd Brigade (61e and 88e Ligne) of General Desaix (Louis Desaix)'s division in Egypt, taking part in the Battle of the Pyramids (21 July 1798), and in Desaix's brilliant campaign in Upper Egypt. He was provisionally promoted to Général de Division on 4 September 1799, and succeeded Desaix as commander in Upper Egypt after Desaix departed to play his decisive but fatal part

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library in Egypt. The second largest are the libraries of Al-Azhar University and the Bibliotheca Alexandrina (New Library of Alexandria). World Run II Olsen and Sarah Barnett ran the North-South route starting on 1 July 2008. The North-South run aimed to complete a distance of , thus making it the world's longest fully GPS-documented run. The run went from top to bottom of the globe and back, running across four continents, multiple cultures, natural

, Ethiopia (16 April). Cape Town in South Africa was reached by 15 March 2010, thereby completing the first half of the run and the first documented run through Africa, a distance of . http: 10084298-modern-day-adventurers-to-run-the-world.html Modern day Adventurers to run the World http: 2008 07 01 jesper-olsen-and-sarah-barnett-start-their-world-run Jesper Olsen and Sarah

Barnett start their World Run http: resources Jesper%20Olsen Jesper Olsen Completes Australian Leg of World Run http: en news-event 241109_World_Run_II world-run-ii-project-comes-to-gnp World Run II Project comes to GNP http: ?news 12918 Danish runner in Kingdom on mission ‘to celebrate the earth’ http: en menu AboutUs News

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to better the Egyptian nation. Amin is known throughout Egypt as a member of the intellectual society who drew connections between education and nationalism leading to the development of Cairo University and the National Movement during the early 1900’s. Early life Early in the life of Ibn Yunus, the Fatimid dynasty came to power and the new city of Cairo was founded. In Cairo, he worked as an astronomer for the Fatimid dynasty for twenty-six years, first for the Caliph al-Aziz and then for al-Hakim (Al-Hakim bi-Amr Allah). Ibn Yunus dedicated his most famous astronomical work, ''al-Zij al-Kabir al-Hakimi'', to the latter. '''Mohamed Hassanein Heikal''' (

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. Extant examples indicate that they were mounted into the bands of cloth that were used to wrap the bodies. Almost all have now been detached from the mummies. Examples still attached are in the Egyptian Museum, Cairo and the British Museum They usually depict a single person, showing the head, or head and upper chest, viewed frontally. In terms of artistic tradition, the images clearly derive more from Graeco-Roman (Ancient Roman art) traditions than Egyptian ones

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network originate in Cairo. Egypt also has highway links with Asia. '''Egypt's foreign policy''' operates along a non-aligned level. Factors such as population size, historical events, military strength, diplomatic expertise and a strategic geographical position give Egypt extensive political influence in the Middle East, Africa, and within the Non-Aligned Movement as a whole. Cairo has been a crossroads of Arab commerce and culture

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, it was Lineker who made way for Beardsley when manager Bobby Robson gave him his debut as a substitute on 29 January 1986 in the 4–0 friendly victory over Egypt (Egypt national football team) in Cairo. His first goal came in his fourth appearance, on 17 May 1986 in the 3–0 friendly win over Mexico (Mexico national football team) in Los Angeles. Following his Roman sojourn, Strzygowski travelled to Thessaloniki, Mount Athos, Saint Petersburg, and Moscow, thus

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-famous cardiothoracic surgeon * Dorothy Hodgkin, British chemist, credited with the development of protein crystallography, Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1964 * Naguib Sawiris, 62nd richest person on earth in 2007 list of billionaires (billionaire), reaching US$10.0 billion with his company Orascom Telecom Holding * Sherif Sonbol (1956), chief photographer of the Cairo Opera House and Al Ahram (Al-Ahram) Weekly, book author, first Egyptian photographer whose

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in the movie ''Team America: World Police'' where the protagonists are at a bar in Cairo, Egypt. The music played in this scene is a blend of stereotypically Middle Eastern music and the music played during the original cantina scene in ''A New Hope''. thumb left alt Mos Eisley cantina. Mos Eisley cantina (exterior) in 2011. Photographed by Colin Kenworthy. (File:Star Wars Cantina. Photographed by Colin Kenworthy.jpg) location Vienna-Munich-Zürich language German ref>

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the Earl of Bandon and therefore outrank you on both counts. Now do push off, there's a good chap."'' Early life and career Vicki Shiran was born in Cairo, and immigrated to Israel when she was 4. She spent her childhood in The HaTikva (Hope in Hebrew)slum. She received her B.A. and M.A. from Tel Aviv University, and a doctorate in Criminology from the John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York. AbouTaleb started out by sweeping the courts at Cairo's National

Sporting Club, where his brother was the tennis professional. At first he had to make do with discarded broken rackets and burst balls. * 1160 – Rebuilding of Caen Cathedral begun. * 1125 – Al Salih Tala'i Mosque built in Cairo, Fatimid Caliphate. * 1162 – Coimbra Cathedral begun. History In 1834s, the ghawazi were banished from Cairo to Upper Egypt by Muhammad Ali (Muhammad Ali of Egypt). Typically, the Ghawazi


'''Cairo''' ( it was founded in AD 969. Nicknamed "the city of a thousand minarets (Minaret)" for its preponderance of Islamic architecture, Cairo has long been a center of the region's political and cultural life. Cairo was founded by Jawhar al-Siqilli "The Sicilian",among the Fatimid dynasty (Fatimids) in the 10th century CE, but the land composing the present-day city was the site of national capitals whose remnants remain visible in parts of Old Cairo. Cairo is also associated with Ancient Egypt as it is close to the ancient cities of Memphis (Memphis, Egypt), Giza and Fustat which are near the Great Sphinx (Great Sphinx of Giza) and the pyramids of Giza (Giza Necropolis).

Egyptians today often refer to Cairo as '' (Belal Fadl frees himself to write ''Ahl Eskendereyya'' (the People of Alexandria) after ''Ahl Kayro'' (the People of Cairo)) It is also called ''Umm al-Dunya'', meaning "the mother of the world". Hedges, Chris. "What's Doing in Cairo," ''New York Times.'' January 8, 1995.

Cairo has the oldest and largest film and music industries in the Arab world, as well as the world's second-oldest institution of higher learning, al-Azhar University. Many international media, businesses, and organizations have regional headquarters in the city; the Arab League has had its headquarters in Cairo for most of its existence.

With a population of 6.76 million

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