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2005-08-23 05:22:21

By Camilla Hall CAIRO (Reuters) - Frightened tourists have been slow to return to Egypt's south Sinai since bombs killed more than 64 people in the resort of Sharm el-Sheikh last month, dragging the regional economy into the doldrums, hoteliers said on Tuesday.

2005-07-23 01:12:00

SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (Reuters) - The death toll from bombings in the Egyptian Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh on Saturday has risen to 59, the satellite news channel Al Jazeera said, quoting Egyptian Interior Minister Habib el-Adli. It carried the report in an on-screen news alert.


Word of the Day
gammon
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
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