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Upper Egypt

one of the four main traditional administrative districts of Egypt: extends south from Cairo to the Sudan
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In April 2014, two police officers were killed in a shootout with "criminal elements" when their patrol came under fire in the Upper Egypt village of Qena.
The $3 billion investment will be allocated for implementing investments in the Upper Egypt governorates of Luxor, Aswan's Benban Solar Park, and other projects, it added.
The $3 billion will be allocated for implementing investments in the Upper Egypt governorates of Luxor, Aswan's Benban Solar Park, along with other projects, it added.- TradeArabia News Service
The 32-year-old law school graduate and art connoisseur, has cofounded the first ballet school in Upper Egypt, a move that has outraged local conservatives.
The investment has an estimated total value of $1.5 billion, aims at maximising diesel production, and will introduce the most modern refinery technologies in Upper Egypt to meet the growing local demand for petroleum products.
Table (2) shows the wheat crop production in the north Egypt is distinguished by productivity efficiency which represents about 75% as compared to that of the Upper Egypt which estimated almost 25%.
Upper Egypt Electricity Production Company will have a grace period of up to 4 years on the funding, while payments on the loans will be made over a 12-year period, Amwal Al Ghad said.
King Tuthmosis III ruled Egypt between 1504 and 1450 BCE and brought seeds and different breeds of animals and birds from the region around what is now Lebanon, whose achievements is recorded at Karnak Temple in Upper Egypt.
Copts Protest to Deter Aggressors in Upper Egypt Maybe, but there is no joy in being a cynic.
money was wasted or exploited, the ASHARQ AL AWSAT columnist recounted an anecdote about an Egyptian lady - a resident of Cairo's expensive Zamalek area with a hairstyle, according to the writer, like that of the model Cindy Crawford - who received over $100 million for a project to improve women's rights in Upper Egypt. When the writer - himself originally from Upper Egypt - met her, it turned out that she had never been to Upper Egypt, that "she was afraid of going there," according to the writer, because the people there live in "the utmost savagery".
Summary: Cairo, Dhu Al-Qa&'dah 20, 1431 H/Oct 28, 2010, SPA -- An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.6 on the Richter scale hit today the governorates of Qena and Sohag in Upper Egypt without causing any casualties.

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