Assouan


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Noun1.Assouan - an ancient city on the Nile in EgyptAssouan - an ancient city on the Nile in Egypt; two dams across the Nile have been built nearby
Arab Republic of Egypt, Egypt, United Arab Republic - a republic in northeastern Africa known as the United Arab Republic until 1971; site of an ancient civilization that flourished from 2600 to 30 BC
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La seconde edition du Festival Assouan International des Films de Femmes qui se tiendra en Egypte du 20 au 26 fevrier 2018, sera dediee a l'ancienne Moudjahida, grande figure de la Guerre de liberation nationale, Djamila Bouhired.
Cet ecart est particulierement manifeste dans la region Afrique, oo seules 5 villes ont a ce jour rejoint le Reseau : Kinshasa et Lubumbashi (Republique democratique du Congo), Dakar (Senegal), Brazzaville (Congo) et Assouan (Eegypte).
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This comes as part of the government plan with main focus on Upper Egypt, starting with establishing a number of technology investment conglomerates outside the capital in the governorates of Assiut, Assouan, Beni Sueif, as well as the area of Borg Al-Arab at Alexandria and Al-Sadat, with a budget of 23 billion EGP equivalent to 3.
Some of the art pieces to go on sale include a captivating work by the modern Iraqi master, Shakir Hassan Al Said, and a beautiful oil painting by the master of modern Egyptian art, Mahmoud Said, titled Assouan -- Les Rochers.
Demarrage de fonctionnement experimental de la route entre Assouan et Dongola.
La delegation se rendra au Caire, a Louxor et a Assouan.
In conclusion we can say that Browne adheres to principles of documentation, but with a discernible nod to the established tradition of so-called Orientalist paintings and the expected viewer horizon: the harem's secret must be preserved, and perhaps even a sense of its sensual and sexual titillation, as Browne's 1869 painting Nubian Dancers, Assouan suggests.
Marc Olivier Assouan Wadjas had huge debts and was living in "abject poverty" when he ended his life by jumping from the tenth storey of the University of Teesside's Middlesbrough Tower.
The late Arsene Usher Assouan, one-time foreign minister of Cote d'Ivoire, and later mayor of Grand-Lahou, served admirably on the UN Security Council and was responsible, to a large degree, for the formation of the UN "Blue Berets" as a peacekeeping force.
When the Beeshareens returned to Assouan he was not amongst them, and rumour says that he got as far as Marseilles, where he utterly vanished.