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The proximate cause of the coup that ousted King Farouk was the drubbing that Egypt, along with every other Arab state, had received at the hands of the Israelis during the 1948 Arab-Israeli War.
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Sirius is the brightest star in our sky- the blue glowing one. Sirius is now called Sirius A, and is the partner to our Sun. The sun completes it’s approximate 25,900 year cycle around the path of Sirius A – the two are doing a cycle in unison. 774 more words
After the desertification of the Sahara, settlement became concentrated in the Nile Valley, where numerous sacral chiefdoms appeared. The regions with the largest population pressure were in the Nile Delta region of Lower Egypt, in Upper Egypt, and also along the second and third cataracts of the Dongola reach of the Nile in Nubia. 661 more words