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Behind are the pyramids of Khafre and Khufu. It was the Arabs who introduced Islam and the Arabic language in the 7th century and who ruled for the next six centuries. Egypt lies between the Red Sea to the east and the Mediterranean Sea to the north. Any religious practices that can be considered in conflict to Shariah (Islamic law) are prohibited and Article 98(F) of the Penal Code allows for prosecution for unorthodox practices and beliefs that are considered to be "insulting heavenly religions."
Publisher: Andesite Press (August 12, 2015)
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. The sections are named this way because the Nile flows from south to north. The river empties into the Mediterranean Sea. Southern Egypt's landscape contains low mountains and desert. Northern Egypt has wide valleys near the Nile and desert to the east and west. North of Cairo, the capital, is the sprawling, triangular Nile River Delta. This fertile land is completely covered with farms It happened in Egypt
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