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Politically, Mubarak allowed parliamentary elections in 1984. EgyptAir has gone through tough times over the past period, but is now witnessing noticeable improvement after the political stability and the return of passengers’ traffic. In many cases, peaceful communities have turned themselves into armed bands. Further north, however, the white immigrants predominated, with the result that the population came to be light brown and to speak an Egyptian language related to the Semitic languages of Asia. {endquote} From Slave to Pharaoh: The Black Experience of Ancient Egypt by Donald B.

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