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Clues to Queen Nefertiti’s Hidden Tomb – Lesson Plan

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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

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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

Jailed journalists test press freedom in Egypt

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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

Violence Escalates Between Security Forces and Protesters in Egypt

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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

Middle East and North Africa geography – Lesson Plan

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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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