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Luxor; Capital of International Tourism for 2016 Posted by on May 18, 2016

    Ahlan, Arabic lovers! Have you ever been to Luxor? Yes, that Egyptian ancient city! The executive council of the World Tourism Organization مــنــظــمــة الــســيــاحــة الــعــالــمــيــة of the United Nations الأمم المتحدة has named Luxor earlier this month as the Capital of International Tourism عــاصــمــة الــســيــاحــة الــعــالــمــيــة for 2016. The city has been selected…

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Reading Comprehension Exercise: The Phenomenon of Abu-Simbel Posted by on Feb 22, 2014

اِقــرأ الـقــطـــعــــة  الـتــالــيـــة ثــم أجـــب عـــن الأســئــلـــــــة Read the and following passage and then answer the questions:       فــِــي صــَــبــَــاح الـيــَــوم الـســَــبـت الـمـُــوافــِــق 22 فـِــبـرايــر ، تــَــعــَــامـَــدَتْ الـشــَّــمــْــسُ عــلــى وَجــْــهِ تــِـمــْــثـــَــالِ الـمـَــلـِــك رمـســيــس الـثــانــى داخــِــل مـَــعــْــبــَــدِهِ بــِـمـَـــديــنـــة أبــُــو سـِــمــبــِــل فـى جــَــنــُــوب أســْــوان بــِــصــَــعــيــدِ مـِـصــر . و تـــُــعــتـــَـــبــَـــر هـَــذهِ الــظــَّـــاهــِـــرَةِ الــفــَــلــَــكــِــيـــّــةِ هـِـىَ الأقـــْـــدَم و الأهـــَـــم بــيــنَ…

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The Phenomenon of Abu Simbel Posted by on Nov 10, 2012

        The two temples at Abu Simbel أبو سمبل are among the most magnificent monuments آثار in the world. Their removal and reconstruction was a historic event in itself. When the temples (280 km from Aswan) were threatened by submersion الغمر – الغرق in Lake Nasser, due to the construction of the High Dam السد…

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