Monthly Archives: February 2011

Hallowed Ground

This Egypt location is revered by Christians and Jews as the site of a sacred revelation. To most Muslims it is one of the holiest places in the world. Where is it?
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Postal Puzzle

What event is commemorated on this postage stamp? Continue reading

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What’s the Point?

When one of Egypt’s 8 million Copts meets a western-looking visitor, it is not unusual for him to announce “I am Christian” and follow up his statement by pointing to something. What does he point to? Continue reading

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Armed and Literate

What alumnus of Cairo University received UN recognition for his work promoting literacy, and built the fourth biggest army in the world? Continue reading

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