Most of those traveling to Egypt come because of a deep fascination with its ancient history. However, Egypt boasts very strong and varied cultural influences, with the most prominent also being Coptic and Islamic.
The severity of Gaza’s humanitarian crisis is currently growing in magnitude, as a result of Israel tightening its 15-year long, illegal siege of the poverty-stricken Palestinian territory. Due to Israel’s restriction of gas, prevented from entering the besieged coastal enclave, the people of Gaza are facing a lack of sufficient heating, lighting, and the ability to properly deal with sewage, all this and more whilst their Arab neighbor, Egypt, is purchasing stolen Israeli gas.
Bolivia’s President Evo Morales says a general strike staged by the opposition amounts to a right-wing coup in the wake of the presidential election where the electoral commission has said he has the lead.