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Happy Valentine’s Day! We generally think of this day as an American celebration of love and romance that is completely commercialized and completely American. I think the US is responsible for the commercialization of St. Valentine’s Day, and it has spread somewhat to other countries. However in Estonia and Finland, February 14th is called Friend’s...

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By Lindsey Galloway 13 January 2020 Founded in 969AD, modern Cairo may seem young in comparison to the 4,500-year-old pyramids just across the Nile. But the city has seen its own share of history in its lifetime, including occupations by the Ottomans and British and revolutions that changed the course of the country. Cairo and...

The tombs, located on the west bank of the river Nile in a cemetery for noblemen and top officials, are the latest discovery in the city famed for its temples and tombs spanning different dynasties of ancient Egyptian history. “It’s truly an exceptional day,” said Antiquities Minister Khaled al-Anani. “The 18th dynasty private tombs were...