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Egypt discovered dozens of ancient coffins from 2,500 years ago.

Egypt's Antiquities Ministry said archaeologists have uncovered part of an ancient cemetery near the country's famed pyramids on the Giza plateau just outside Cairo.

Thousands-year-old Egyptian sarcophagus opened live on TV

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Thousands-year-old Egyptian sarcophagus opened live on TV

The opening of a thousands-year-old Egyptian sarcophagus on live TV on Sunday was perceived to be a state-backed attempt to boost tourism in the country.

Morocco's crackdown on deadly mining <em>shafts</em>

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Morocco's crackdown on deadly mining shafts

Jerada has been at the centre of international outrage since two brothers died mining in unauthorised shafts.

Moroccan authorities clamp down on former mining town protests

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Moroccan authorities clamp down on former mining town protests

Videos posted on social media platform show clashes between protesters and police forces in an north-eastern province of Morocco.

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Protest leaders in Morocco's Jerada arrested

Two prominent Moroccan activists were arrested on Saturday.

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Archaeologists find ancient necropolis in Egypt's Nile Valley

Egypt's Antiquities Ministry has announced the discovery of an ancient necropolis near the Nile Valley city of Minya, south of Cairo.

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'Be careful opening those things': Tom Cruise warns Egyptians

American actor Tom Cruise has warned Egyptians after a team of archaeologists unearthed 17 mummies in catacombs south of Cairo, cheekily ...

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Egypt unearths first human necropolis with dozens of mummies

Experts say the first human necropolis has been uncovered in central Egypt, marking an 'unprecedented' find for archaeologists in the country.

Iran mine accident search ends with 43 dead

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Iran mine accident search ends with 43 dead

Rescue workers have concluded search operations following explosions at an Iranian mine with the last of 43 victims from the disaster retrieved.

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Iran mine explosion kills scores as rescue efforts continue

A blast at a mine in Golestan on Wednesday killed 30 people according to local media. Rescue efforts have been hampered by trapped explosive ...

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