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1948 Arab-Israeli War

The 1948 Arab–Israeli War was the second and final stage of the 1947–49 Palestine war. It began after the end of the British Mandate for Palestine, at midnight on 14 May 1948. The Israeli Declaration of Independence had been issued earlier that day. A military coalition of Arab states entered the territory of British Palestine in the morning of 15 May. The first deaths of the war occurred on 30 November 1947: Two busses carrying Jews were ambushed. There had been tension and conflict between the Arabs and the Jews since the 1917 Balfour Declaration and the 1920 creation of the British Mand ...


Capital of Egypt

This article is about the Egyptian national capital in general. For the current capital, see Cairo. The Capital of Egypt is Cairo. In the course of history, the national capital has been in many locations other than Cairo.


Egyptian language

The Egyptian language was an Afroasiatic language that was spoken in Ancient Egypt. It has been written 5000 years, which makes it one of the oldest written languages known today. The Coptic language is the modern form of the Egyptian language. The Egyptian language changed into it over time. The Copts use it for religious purposes. Only a few people are still fluent in Coptic. While the modern variant is known, the older variants could only be translated when the Rosetta stone was found in 1799. The Rosetta stone contains the same text in three languages, one of which was known at the tim ...


Kingdom of Egypt

The Kingdom of Egypt was the de jure independent Egyptian state created under the Muhammad Ali Dynasty in 1922. The kingdom was created after the Unilateral Declaration of Egyptian Independence by the United Kingdom. Until the Anglo-Egyptian treaty of 1936, the Kingdom was only somewhat independent, since the British had control of foreign relations, communications, the military and the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan. Between 1936 and 1952, the British continued to have military presence and political advisers, at a reduced level. The kingdom was known for corruption. This led to the Egyptian Revolu ...


ⓘ History of Egypt

  • Sphinx. Ancient Egypt has one of the longest histories of any country in the world as it used to be ruled by pharaohs. As a province of the Roman Empire
  • mostly in the Sudan. For most of its history Egypt was prosperous, since the water from the Nile made sure that the Egyptians would have good crops. Crops
  • The Kingdom of Egypt Arabic: المملكة المصرية Al - Mamlaka l - Masreyya, the Egyptian Kingdom was the de jure independent Egyptian state created under
  • Kingdom is the period in the history of ancient Egypt stretching from the establishment of the Eleventh Dynasty to the end of the Fourteenth Dynasty, roughly
  • religious groups of people in Egypt Each groups had different beliefs, and were based in different places. During the history of Egypt the beliefs changed
  • ancient history Its ancient Egyptian name was Ineb Hedj The White Walls The name Memphis Μέμφις is the Greek deformation of the Egyptian name of the
  • administrative part of ancient Egypt Nome is a Greek name, used late in Egypt s history the Egyptian name was sepat The division of ancient Egypt into nomes
  • The Pyramids of Egypt are among the largest structures ever built and are one of the most important examples of Ancient Egyptian civilisation. Most were
  • just to the south of Cairo. For most of pharaonic Egypt s history Thebes was the administrative centre of Upper Egypt Upper Egypt was represented by
  • The Egypt Israel Peace Treaty was a peace treaty between Egypt and Israel. It was signed by both countries in 1979, at the end of the Camp David Accords


Mamluks are members of a military caste that controlled Egypt from 1254 to 1811. Other mamluks held power in some other Muslim countries. The word means "slave" in the Arabic language and they began as slaves. In 1517 the Ottoman Empire conquered them, but Mamluks continued to be powerful. Muhammad Ali Pasha defeated them and took control of Egypt in 1811.