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Ancient Egypt: Tombs More Than 2,000 Years Old Uncovered by Archaeologists in Hidden Burial Chambers.

Archeologists in Egypt have uncovered ancient rock tombs, carved almost two-and-half millennia ago during the time of the pharaohs, as they excavated chambers, two of which were hidden down burial shafts. The tombs from the 27th dynasty and the Greco-Roman era contain a number of sarcophagi, a type of ancient Egyptian ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Egypt Archaeologists Discover Tombs Dating Back 2,000 Years.

Egypt's antiquities ministry says that archaeologists have discovered three tombs dating back more than 2,000 years, from the Ptolemaic Period. The discovery was made in the Nile Valley province of Minya south of Cairo, in an area known as al-Kamin al-Sahrawi. Tuesday's statement by the ministry says the unearthed ...

- Voice of America - US

Decolonizing Western Sahara.

In 1975, the International Court of Justice recognized the Saharawi people's right to self-determination, and found no ties of territorial sovereignty between Morocco and the territory of Western Sahara. Yet Morocco has been allowed to continue illegally occupying Western Sahara for over four decades.

- Project Syndicate - US

Morocco/Western Sahara: Torture Allegations Cast Shadow Over Trial.

– Morocco's judicial authorities should ensure that upcoming verdicts in a mass trial are not based on confessions or statements implicating other defendants obtained under torture or other ill-treatment during police interrogations, Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International said today. The Rabat Court of Appeals is ...

- Human Rights Watch - US