Megasites

Search Engine Colossus - Egypt
Links to primary Egyptian -- in Arabic, French and English -- search engines and gateways.

Egypt - Columbia Libraries
A major Middle East and Islamic Studies resource portal from Columbia University Libraries.

DMOZ Open Directory - Egypt
Large link collection, includes links to Interactive Portals, Music and Art, Country/Regions, etc

BUBL LINK - Egypt
BUBL LINK Catalogue is largest Internet portal in U.K.: Selected Internet resources covering all academic subject areas.

Library of Congress Portals to the World - Egypt
Created and maintained by the LoC Area Studies Directorate.

Google Directory - Egypt
Google Regional Directory preset for Egypt.

Yahoo Regional Countries Links - Egypt
Excellent Yahoo search engine links for everything from Arts and Humanities to Travel and more.

MENA Internet Resources for Egypt
A solid resource guide by Joseph W. Roberts, Department of Political Science, Middle East Center, University of Utah.

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Egyptian Arabic

Egyptian Arabic - Wikipedia

Main WIkipedia article on Egyptian Arabic dialect.

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Egyptian - Online Media and News

Kidon Media-Link: Egypt

Links to Egyptian, French and English online newspapers, magazines, TV and radio stations from this giant news.

OnlineNewspapers.com - Egypt

Solid selection of online national newspapers.

Nile TV
State-owned Egyptian television satellite network which broadcasts from Cairo.

Egyptian Radio and TV Union (ERTU)
Egyptian Radio and TV Union Government operated; operates several national, regional and satellite stations in Egypt..

TvRadioWorld - Egypt
About: "TvRadioWorld is an informational directory dealing with radio and television broadcasters worldwide." Site allows you to bookmark favorite radio stations for listening. See, in particular, Radio Stations on the Web - Egypt link.

BBC News - Africa
BBC news broadcasts and reports in English.

Yahoo! News - Egypt
Latest news in English from a variety of news sources.

SCOLA - Global Foreign Language Portal

SCOLA ia a leader in foreign language television news broadcasts. Schedule of broadcasts, insta-classes in some languages, and other useful information.

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Egypt - History, Culture, Religion

Wikipedia - History of Egypt
Detailed online history with numerous hyperlinks to important historical periods, events, personalities and places.

History of Egypt

Detailed history from ancient times to present day from HistoryWorld.net

WWW VL: History: History of Ancient Egypt, Modern Egypt
Very rich online history resources!

Wikipedia - Culture of Egypt
Everything from Art and Architecture to Rugs and Sports. Lots of external links.

Modern Egyptian Culture
A rich collection of online articles related to modern Egyptian culture.

Wikipedia - Egypt
Excellent online encyclopedia article covering geography, history, military, culture, etc. with links to Internet resources (also noted below).

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Egypt - Government and Politics

Governments on the WWW - Egypt
Includes links to National Institutions and Government sites including President and most Ministries; Embassies in foreign countries, Political Parties, etc.

Political Resources on the Net - Egypt

Listings of political sites available on the Internet sorted by country, with links to Parties, Organizations, Governments, Media and more from all around the world.

Foreign and International Law - Egypt

From the Washburn University School of Law Library, links to country sites for Constitutional Law, Government and Politics, Law and Legislation, Legislative Bodies, etc.

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Egypt - Country Studies

Wikipedia - Egypt
Excellent online encyclopedia article covering geography, history, military, culture, etc. with links to Internet resources (also noted below).

Egypt - A Country Study
Exceptionally detailed presentation from the Library of Congress. Includes sections on: Geography, Society, Economy, Government and Politics, Very Detailed History and Historical Development, Contemporary Trends, etc.

Egypt in Perspective
DLIFLC "Countries in Perspective" Series: " Each country study starts with a Country Profile section containing basic facts about the target country, followed by selected themes organized under the major headings of Geography, History, Economy, Society and Security. Each study concludes with an achievement test type assessment module. A printable certificate is available to those who receive a passing grade on the final assessment."

CIA World Factbook - Egypt
Good resource site for information on Geography, People, Government, Economy, Communications, Transportation, Military, and Transnational Issues.

BBC News Country Profiles - Egypt Full profiles provide an instant guide to history, politics and economic background of countries; also biographic sketches of leaders, essay on media, and historic timelines. They also include audio and video clips from the BBC archives.



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Egypt - Country Analyses

U.S. Department of State Background Notes - Egypt Background Notes are updated/revised as they are received from regional bureaus and are added to the database of the Department of State web site. Categories include: Geography, People, History, Government, Political Conditions, Economy, Defense, Foreign Relations, U.S. Relations, and Travel/Business.

International Monetary Fund - Egypt
Latest developments in Peace and Security, Economic Development, Humanitarian Aid/Refugees, Environment/Shelter, Human Rights, Women/Children/Population, Health/Poverty/Food Security, Culture/Education. The World Bank Group - Egypt

WBG Activities in Egypt, with additional related links.

The World Trade Organization - Egypt (Member since 1995)

"The World Trade Organization (WTO) is the only global international organization dealing with the rules of trade between nations. At its heart are the WTO agreements, negotiated and signed by the bulk of the world?s trading nations and ratified in their parliaments. The goal is to help producers of goods and services, exporters, and importers conduct their business."

Energy Information Administration Country Analysis Briefs - Egypt
"The Energy Information Administration (EIA), created by Congress in 1977, the a statistical agency of the U.S. Department of Energy. We provide policy-independent data, forecasts, and analysis to promote sound policy making efficient markets and public understanding regarding energy and its interaction with the economy and environment."

World Health Organization - Egypt
About WHO" "The World Health Organization, the United Nations specialized agency for health, was established on 7 April 1948. WHO's objective, as set out in its Constitution, is the attainment by all peoples of the highest possible level of health. Health is defined in WHO's Constitution as a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity."

International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies - Egypt
The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies is the world's largest humanitarian organization, with 178 member National Societies.

Amnesty International - Egypt

Amnesty International is a champion defender of human rights worldwide. Familiarity with a given country's human rights issues can provide a unique insight into many other aspects of its culture and politics.

Human Rights Watch - Egypt Human Rights Watch is dedicated to protecting the human rights of people around the world.

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In-country Universities, Programs and Centers of Study

Center for Arabic Study of Abroad (CASA)
Outstanding center and program for Arabic study, in Ciaro; administered by University of Texas at Austin.

Egyptian Colleges and Universities
Links to major institutions of higher learning in Egypt.

Colleges and Universities - Egypt
More links to major institutions of higher learning in Egypt.

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Egypt - Travel Guides

Lonely Planet Destinations - Egypt

The people at the offbeat Lonely Planet website are not your typical travel guides -- they're very bright and know what they're talking about. Their goal is not to "sell the country" to travelers. Instead, they tell it how it is. Typical headings include: "Warnings" (in case travel is not recommended - the "why's"); Facts for the Traveler, When to Go, Events, Money and Costs, Attractions, Off the Beaten Track, Activities, History, Culture, Environment, Getting There and Away, Getting Around, and Further Reading and Related Weblinks.

Wikitravel - Egypt

Wikitravel - by the people, for the people. Wikitravel is a project to create a free, complete, up-to-date, and reliable world-wide travel guide.

Egypt Travel Information
Very rich site with links to just about everything one needs when traveling to Egypt.

Yahoo Travel Guide - Egypt
Includes links to history, basics, transportation, dining, shopping and climate.

Google Directory - Egypt
Includes links to cities, regions, transportation, dining, shopping and climate.

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