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Egypt revives dream of new desert capital
Egypt

Egypt revives dream of new desert capital

In Egypt’s eastern desert, roads are being carved across vast expanses of sand where the government is building a new…
UN expects Egyptian population to reach 200 million by 2100
Egypt

UN expects Egyptian population to reach 200 million by 2100

New figures released by the United Nations predicts that the Egyptian population will hit 200 million by the year 2100,…
Jordan’s plan of shiny city in desert met by skepticism
Middle East

Jordan’s plan of shiny city in desert met by skepticism

A shiny new city is to arise from Jordan’s desert over the next three decades, potentially rivaling the kingdom’s capital…
Census shows Pakistan’s population rises to 207.7 million
Middle East

Census shows Pakistan’s population rises to 207.7 million

Pakistan’s government says results from a recently conducted national census show the country’s population has risen to 207.7 million. Friday’s…
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