Clues to Queen Nefertiti’s Hidden Tomb – Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

Could the famous ancient Egyptian queen secretly be hidden behind the tomb of her son, King Tut? Explore new developments in Egyptology and find out how archeologists may have recently uncovered clues about the location of Queen Nefertiti’s remains. Continue reading


Egypt launches airstrikes at Islamic State in Libya


Egypt launched airstrikes against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, an Islamic militant group, after the group killed 21 Christian Egyptians in Libya. Continue reading

Al Jazeera journalists Mohammed Fahmy, Peter Greste and Baher Mohamed stand behind bars at a court in Cairo

Jailed journalists test press freedom in Egypt


An Egyptian court ruling has granted retrials for three Al-Jazeera journalists who received 7-to-10 year sentences in June for allegedly publishing false news and supporting the Muslim Brotherhood. Continue reading

A supporter of deposed Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi reacts after identifying the body of a dead family member at a hospital in the Nasr City district of Cairo on August 14, 2013.

Violence Escalates Between Security Forces and Protesters in Egypt


Clashes between Egyptian law enforcement and supporters of the ousted Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi continue to escalate, prompting fears that Egypt could follow nearby Syria…read more

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Middle East and North Africa geography – Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

By Leah Fabel, Washington, DC Subjects Geography and History Estimated Time Two or three 45-minute class periods Grade Level 9 – 12 Objective Students will…read more


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