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with resurrection rebirth as well as royal authority. The end of the 1970s and the beginning of the 1980s featured the appearance of three popular solo singers: Slađana Milošević, Bebi Dol and Oliver Mandić. Aleksandra "Slađana" Milošević released her debut single "Au, au" in 1977. The single saw huge success and was followed by a successful album ''Gorim od želje da ubijem noć'' (1979). In 1984 she recorded a highly popular ballad "Princeza

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, which is characterized by a sandy, desert climate and terrain with little vegetation.

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: m beyond_paradise Beyond Paradise - Movie Reviews, Trailers, Pictures - Rotten Tomatoes The film was a critical and commercial hit in the Pacific Region playing for three months in theatres in Hawaii. NY Times Review of "Beyond Paradise" Since 2000 the situation changed completely. The most significant factor was Bush administration's decision to attack Iraq in 2003 which led to the fall of Saddam, a ba'athist leader with pan-Arab sympathies who was determined to balance Shi'a Iran's regional influence. With the deposition of Saddam, Iran found a major obstacle to its expansion removed. This gave Iran a good chance to emerge as a major player in the Middle East with Islamic ideology which filled the void of Marxism, Socialism and Nationalism in the region especially among the Shia. As Richard Haass quoted ''Iran will be one of the two most powerful states in the region...The influence of Iran and groups associated with it has been reinforced.'' Iran could find allies in Arab world comprising Syria, Lebanon and Iraq. On the other hand some Arab states including Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Egypt and United Arab Emirates united against Iran, which are supported by the U.S.. Other Arab countries, especially those in Africa, continued to have normal relations with Iran. Commons:Category:Egypt WikiPedia:Egypt Dmoz:Regional Africa Egypt

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GameCube Dr. Katya Nadanova (Heidi Klum), a nanotechnology professor at Oxford, is kidnapped by terrorists in Egypt. James Bond (Pierce Brosnan) is sent to rescue her and destroy her new invention, a nanobot that can dispose of nuclear waste. Bond finds her on a moving train, and is able to rescue her after a battle with the terrorist general. After Bond leaves her at a nearby military base, she meets with Nikolai Diavolo (Willem Dafoe), a Russian

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and is often a resting point on trips from Alexandria to the Siwa Oasis and to Matruh. The Arabic (Arab cuisine) version is called '''fasoulia''' and is found in Egypt, Yemen and the Levant ( . Alpha Phi Alpha utilizes motifs from Ancient Egypt and uses images and songs depicting the Her-em-akhet (Great Sphinx of Giza), pharaohs, and other Egyptian artifacts to represent

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on the floor of the Hall of Heroes, radiates outwards like 32 sun rays from the centre opening. In Moerdijk's architecture, the natural sun forms a 33rd ray through the same opening. Moerdijk said the chevron (Chevron (insignia)) pattern on the floor depicts water, as does the double chevron (Chevron (insignia)) hieroglyph fom the civilization of old Egypt. Moerdijk stated that all roads on the terrain of building art, lead back

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to be known as Iraq (History of Iraq). Mesopotamia housed some of the world's most ancient highly developed and socially complex states. The region was one of the four riverine civilizations (Civilized core) where writing was invented (it being the first), along with the Nile valley in Egypt, the Indus Valley (Indus Valley Civilization) in the Indian subcontinent, and Yellow River valley in China (although writing is also known to have arisen independently in Mesoamerica). Mesopotamia housed historically important cities such as Uruk, Nippur, Nineveh, Assur and Babylon, as well as major territorial states such as the city of Ma-asesblu, the Akkadian kingdom, the Third Dynasty of Ur, and the various Assyrian empires. Some of the important historical Mesopotamian leaders were Ur-Nammu (king of Ur), Sargon (Sargon of Akkad) (who established the Akkadian Empire), Hammurabi (who established the Old Babylonian state), Ashur-uballit II and Tiglath-Pileser I (who established the Assyrian Empires). The Oud (Arabic:العود) is a small, stringed musical instrument used by the Mesopotamians. The oldest pictorial record of the Oud dates back to the Uruk period in Southern Mesopotamia over 5000 years ago. It is on a cylinder seal currently housed at the British Museum and acquired by Dr. Dominique Collon. The image depicts a female crouching with her instruments upon a boat, playing right-handed. This instrument appears hundreds of times throughout Mesopotamian history and again in ancient Egypt from the 18th dynasty onwards in long- and short-neck varieties. The oud is regarded as a precursor (wiktionary:Precursor) to the European lute. Its name is derived from the Arabic word العود al-‘ūd 'the wood', which is probably the name of the tree from which the oud was made. (The Arabic name, with the definite article, is the source of the word 'lute'.) Biography Margaret Murray was born in Calcutta, India on 13 July 1863. She attended the University College of London and was a student of linguistics and anthropology. She was also a pioneer campaigner for women's rights. Margaret Murray accompanied the renowned Egyptologist Sir William Flinders Petrie, on several archaeological excavations in Egypt and Palestine during the late 1890s. Murray was the first in a line of female Egyptologists employed at The Manchester Museum, The University of Manchester. In 1908, she undertook the unwrapping of ''the Two Brothers (Tomb of two Brothers)'', a Middle Kingdom non-royal burial excavated by Petrie in Egypt. It is regarded as the first interdisciplinary study of mummies and probably kick-started future scientific unwrappings, such as those of Keeper Professor Rosalie David completed in the 1970s. Her work and association with Petrie helped secure employment at University College as a junior lecturer. Murray's best known and most controversial text, ''The Witch-Cult in Western Europe'', was published in 1921. She was consequently named Assistant Professor of Egyptology at the University College of London in 1924, a post she held until her retirement in 1935. In 1926, she became a fellow of Britain's Royal Anthropological Institute. Murray became President of the Folklore Society in 1953. Ten years later and having reached 100 years of age, Margaret Murray published her final work, an autobiography entitled ''My First Hundred Years'' (1963). She died later that same year of natural causes. Commons:Category:Egypt WikiPedia:Egypt Dmoz:Regional Africa Egypt

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, birth certificates, marriage licenses, as well as publications of high artistic value, special and high-grade paper. Goznak also controls mints, which manufacture small change, orders, decoration (civil awards and decorations)s, and commemorative medals. It also manufactures credit cards, banking cards, phone cards, and SIM (Subscriber Identity Module) chips. Goznak not only prints Russian money, but also prints banknotes of foreign countries, including Indonesia

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''Ruže i krv'' gained positive reviews and good commercial reception. Spending two years performing in Egypt, from 1984 to 1986, she returned to Yugoslavia, and having high ranks at the MESAM and Jugovizija festivals, she was, with the song "Brazil (Brazil (Bebi Dol song))", the last representative of the Socialist Federative Republic of Yugoslavia at the Eurovision Song Contest. Having released her second album ''Ritam srca'' in 1995, her popularity declined and she


'''Egypt''' ( lies within the Nile Valley of North Africa, but it is also considered a Mediterranean country (Mediterranean) as it is bordered by the Mediterranean Sea to the north. It is also bordered by the Gaza Strip and Israel to the northeast, the Gulf of Aqaba to the east, the Red Sea to the east and south, Sudan to the south and Libya to the west.

With over 87 million inhabitants, Egypt is the largest country in North Africa and the Arab World, the third-largest in Africa, and the fifteenth-most populous in the world. The great majority of its people live near the banks of the Nile River, an area of about , where the only arable land is found. The large regions of the Sahara Desert, which constitute most of Egypt's territory, are sparsely inhabited. About half of Egypt's residents live in urban areas, with most spread across the densely populated centres of greater Cairo, Alexandria and other major cities in the Nile Delta.

Egypt has one of the longest histories (History of Egypt) of any modern country, arising in the tenth millennium BCE as one of the world's first nation states. Midant-Reynes, Béatrix. The Prehistory of Egypt: From the First Egyptians to the First Kings. Oxford: Blackwell Publishers. Considered a cradle of civilization, Ancient Egypt experienced some of the earliest developments of writing, agriculture, urbanisation, organised religion and central government in history. Iconic monuments such as the Giza Necropolis and its Great Sphinx (Great Sphinx of Giza), as well the ruins of Memphis (Memphis, Egypt), Thebes (Thebes, Egypt), Karnak, and the Valley of the Kings, reflect this legacy and remain a significant focus of archaeological study and popular interest worldwide. Egypt's rich cultural heritage is an integral part of its national identity, having endured and at times assimilated various foreign influences, including Greek, Persian, Roman, Arab, Ottoman, and European.

Modern Egypt is considered to be a regional (Regional power) and middle power, with significant cultural, political, and military influence in North Africa, the Middle East and the Muslim world. Andrew F. Cooper, Agata Antkiewicz and Timothy M. Shaw, 'Lessons from for BRICSAM about South-North Relations at the Start of the 21st Century: Economic Size Trumps All Else?', ''International Studies Review,'' Vol. 9, No. 4 (Winter, 2007), pp. 675, 687. Its economy is one of the largest and most diversified (economy of Egypt) in the Middle East, with sectors such as tourism, agriculture, industry and services at almost equal production levels. In 2011 (Egyptian Revolution of 2011), long term President Hosni Mubarak stepped down amid mass protests. Later elections saw the rise of the Muslim Brotherhood, which was ousted by the army a year later amid mass protests.

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