FAYOUM, Egypt Ahmed Abd-Rabo used to get all the water he needed to feed his crops 50 km (30 miles) from Egypt's River Nile. Then supplies in the canal linking his seven acres to the river dwindled as other farmers drew more water, and he had to abandon half the plot.
FAYOUM, Egypt, Nov 6 Ahmed Abd-Rabo used to get
all the water he needed to feed his crops in northern Egypt.
Then the canal linking his seven acres to the River Nile started
drying up and he had to abandon half the plot.
CAIRO The 17-year-old South Sudanese refugee finally managed to escape after three months as a prisoner in a Cairo apartment where she was repeatedly gang raped, only to realise that she had become pregnant by one of her attackers.
SOHAG, Egypt Archaeologists on Friday unveiled a well preserved and finely painted tomb thought to be from the early Ptolemaic period near the Egyptian town of Sohag.