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Egypt’s Abu Simbel saved from the Nile

Videographic showing the saving of the Abu Simbel temple complex from the Nile. One of the world’s biggest archaeological rescue operations was successfully concluded 50 years ago.VIDEOGRAPHIC

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Today in History for September 17th

(17 Sep 2018) Highlights of this day in history: The Battle of Antietam sets a bloody record during America’s Civil War; Work ends on U.S. Constitution; Israel and Egypt’s leaders sign Camp David Accords; Singer Hank Williams born; ‘MASH’ premieres. (Sept. 17)

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Egypt court hands five-year jail term to prominent photographer

An Egyptian court handed a five-year jail sentence to prominent photojournalist Mahmoud Abu Zeid, widely known as Shawkan, who earlier this year received UNESCO’s World Freedom Prize.

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Egypt’s women football referees push for league promotion

On the sidelines of a small football pitch at a university in Cairo, female referees talk about their experience after years of officiating in minor leagues as they are pushing for league promotion.

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Salah’s Egypt leave World Cup winless after late Saudi defeat

Mohamed Salah’s Egypt leave the World Cup winless, suffering a 2-1 loss in Volgograd to Saudi Arabia as winger Salem Al-Dawsari scores a goal in the fifth minute of extra time. Egypt’s 45-year-old goalkeeper Essam El Hadary becomes the oldest player in World Cup history, saving the first of two controversial penalties after Salah opened the scoring.

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World Cup: fans react after Saudi’s 2-1 win over Egypt

Saudi fans outside Volgograd Arena celebrate their team’s first World Cup win, a 2-1 victory over Mo Salah’s Egypt.