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U.S. Tour Operators Returning to Egypt

by Fran Golden. Posted Mar 1st 2011 12:00 PM
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U.S. tour operators pulled out of Egypt in the midst of the uprising that ousted President Hosni Mubarak. But the Giza pyramids and other popular ancient Egypt tourist sites, museums and beaches are open for business, and the tour companies -- and tourists -- are heading back.
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Egyptian Museum Missing Items

by Kim Foley MacKinnon. Posted Feb 14th 2011 12:00 PM
Looters got away with 18 artifacts from the Egyptian Museum during the recent political unrest, including two statues of "King Tut," officials announced yesterday. A few of the items have since been recovered.
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When Will Tourists Return to Egypt?

by Fran Golden. Posted Feb 12th 2011 12:00 PM
Now that Egypt President Hosni Mubarak's 30-year-rule has ended, one question is when will tourists return to the country? Egypt's economy relies heavily on tourism.
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Egyptian Army Detaining Foreign Journalists

by Rebecca Dolan. Posted Feb 3rd 2011 12:38 PM
Egyptian Army Detaining Foreign Journalists

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Amid continuing protests in Egypt, foreign journalists on the streets of Cairo are facing beatings by pro-government mobs and detainment by the Egyptian army.
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Is It Safe to Travel to Egypt? Tour Operators Keep Eye on Cairo Protests

by Libby Zay. Posted Jan 28th 2011 02:07 PM
Tourism operators are keeping a close watch over Cairo, where violent demonstrations against Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's 30-year rule continue to shake up the capital city.
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