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Upheaval Crushes Tourism in Egypti
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July 15, 2013 11:16 AM
The military's ouster of Egypt's Islamist president Mohamed Morsi is only the latest upheaval for a country in which two years ago, the people with the backing of the military overthrew longtime-ruler Hosni Mubarak. The changes from the upheaval have been historic - but have come with a cost. Sharon Behn in Cairo looks at the effect on Egypt's important tourism sector.

Upheaval Crushes Tourism in Egypt

Published July 15, 2013

The military's ouster of Egypt's Islamist president Mohamed Morsi is only the latest upheaval for a country in which two years ago, the people with the backing of the military overthrew longtime-ruler Hosni Mubarak. The changes from the upheaval have been historic - but have come with a cost. Sharon Behn in Cairo looks at the effect on Egypt's important tourism sector.


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