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Egypt revives dream of a new desert capital

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The new city, expected to cost some US$45 billion, will be complete with luxury hotels, upscale residential districts, a modern airport and a 345m tower, touted as Africa's tallest.

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IN EGYPT'S Eastern desert, roads are being carved across vast expanses of sand where the government is building a new administrative capital, a long-cherished project that has failed in the past.

The city will be complete with luxury hotels, upscale residential districts, a...

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