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  ASSIUT - LoveToKnow Article on ASSIUT   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
(T. As.) ASSIUT, or SIUT, capital of a province of Upper Egypt of the me name, and the largest and best-built town in the Nile alley south of Cairo, from whi~h it is distant 248 m.
Assiut is famous for its red md fl pottery and for ornamental wood and ivory work, otres of the Copts.
Here also is the northern terminus of the wi ravan route across the desert, which, passing through the fe harga oasis, goes south-west to Darfur.
18.1911encyclopedia.org /A/AS/ASSIUT.htm   (2345 words)

 Travel Video Television News
Later Assiut became the commercial center for commercial caravans traveling to the oases in the Western Desert and the outskirts of Darb Al Arrabaien or the forty-day routes to Darfour in Sudan.
A number of tombs carved in the mountain forms the cemetery of the capital of the ancient nome as well as for the rulers of the 14th Nome known as Qius in the Greek and Roman periods.
Unearthed by the archeologist Davis, Deir Al Gabrawy Monuments in Anoob city, about 20 km northeast of Assiut, is a cluster of ancient tombs carved in the eastern mountain for the rulers of the 12th Nome of Berranty during the ancient and middle states.
www.travelvideo.tv /news/more.php?id=1010_0_1_0_M   (1008 words)

 Earth Change News on Earth Changes TV on the Web
The secretary of the Council of Churches in Assiut told the BBC the town had never experienced anything like it.
Assiut has been best known until now as a stronghold of Islamic militancy during the 1990s.
The secretary of the Assiut Council of Churches, Father Mina Hanna, said other people had seen a big white, brightly lit pigeon appearing and disappearing - but he said the apparitions were different each time.
www.earthchangestv.com /breaking/September2000/0907virgin_mary.htm   (320 words)

 Al-Ahram Weekly | Home News | After the surgery, the cure   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Assiut is now attracting large companies: international, such as the pharmaceutical manufacturer T3A, as well as Egyptian, such as the Chipsy potato company.
According to the governor, Assiut is now accessible by a good network of roads: two desert roads, one in the east and the other in the west, in addition to a road that runs through cultivated land to connect Assiut with other governorates.
New Assiut or "Assiut Al-Gedida" is one of the major housing projects launched on the eastern bank of the Nile.
weekly.ahram.org.eg /2000/479/eg8.htm   (1092 words)

 Assiuit, Assiut, Egypt   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The Governorate of Assiut lies in the middle of the Nile valley, almost in the middle of Egypt.
The name Assiut means the guardian of the road, meaning the guardian of the frontier of Upper Egypt.
But it is used to refer to the Governorate in general; the name was first made of two syllables, sa- wat, in Hieroglyphic, and then was modified to suit the Arabic tongue and became Assiut.
www.aun.edu.eg /assiut.htm   (200 words)

 Al-Ahram Weekly | Home News | Southern Agenda   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
During a four-hour tour of Assiut, Mubarak inaugurated a new bridge across the Nile, an electricity plant and an indoors sports complex.
Transport Minister Suleiman Metwalli said that the new Assiut bridge was one of the main infrastructure projects considered as the cornerstone of development.
The Assiut bridge is 1.7 kilometres long and, if its extensions are added, has an overall length of 5.7 kilometres, making it the longest bridge across the Nile.
weekly.ahram.org.eg /1999/430/eg1.htm   (510 words)

 Assiut celebrates its National Day
Assiut Governorate, lying about 370 kilometers south of Cairo, is one of the oldest cradles of human civilization.
Assiut Governorate is famous for its historical, cultural and tourist monuments, such the renowned Tel El Amarna, Al Moharraq Monastery and Mear area, with pharaonic tombs dating back to the Sixth Dynasty.
Assiut also houses many other ancient Egyptian, Coptic and Islamic monuments as well as many modern landmarks.
www.arabicnews.com /ansub/Daily/Day/000418/2000041831.html   (288 words)

 August 2000: Our Lady Appears in Assiut, Upper Egypt
ASSIUT, Egypt (AP) -- Thousands of Egyptians and some foreigners have been flocking to this southern Egyptian city in recent weeks where residents say they've seen an apparition of the Virgin Mary and a flock of exceptionally large, white pigeons in an inexplicable shining light.
Father Mina Hanna, secretary of the Assiut Council of Coptic churches, says the Virgin chose to appear in the town of Assiut because she had journeyed there during the Holy Family’s exile from Herod’s Palestine.
Assiut, among other towns along the Nile, was closed to the outside world for security reasons.The government has began an ambitious 3-year plan to revamp the sites where Mary, Joseph and the baby Jesus are said to have stayed during their exile, hoping to promote religious tourism.
www.zeitun-eg.org /assiut.htm   (3214 words)

 Our Lady of Zeitun Online - Assiut Apparitions (2000)
ince mid-August 2000, the Egyptian city Assiut has been experiencing unusual light phenomena: "A concentrated light frequently appears on the roof of St. Mark's church, sometimes in the form of a dove, sometimes a full-sized figure of a person between the towers," says a local chemist.
Assiut is one of Egypt's Christian centers, with a 40% Coptic population, but also has hundreds of mosques.
These apparitions come at the heart of an Islamic country (and specifically, in case of Assiut, in one of the main centres of Islamic fundamentalism).
www.zeitun-eg.net /assiut_light.htm   (528 words)

 The Most Important Ancient Sites   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The most notable are: the tomb of Teti Ayib; the tomb of Kheti I; and the tomb of the prince Hab Jifa, who was administrator of Assiut and prince of Abyssina during the reign of Senusert.
In the western hills and resembling a group of forts and strongholds, there is within the complex, which has an area of 18 acres, and unforgettable church built in the year 1600.
The tombs of Shata: 7 km from Assiut, there are a large number of tombs of the princess of Shata located at the billage of Deir Rifa.
www.egy2000.com /places.htm   (4157 words)

 A Unique Monastery in the Mountains of Assiut, Egypt   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
St Mary's Monastery's is situated on the west bank of the Nile near the city of Assiut at an
he chapel is situated 10 kilometers from Assiut City and is different from the bigger monastery, which is further south, and called the El Moharek Monastery.
The holy family arrived to Assiut mountain in the month of August which marks the Virgin Mary fasting.
www.st-peter-st-paul-coptic-orthodox-church.org /cave.html   (720 words)

In the Assiut University Hospital Burns Unit in Egypt we have observed a growing number of burn cases referred from the cement factory, with a trend that is higher than in any other factory within the Assiut Governorate.
As stated by the Occupational Security Officer at Assiut Cement Factory, burn injury due to clinker or cement occurs as a result of the explosion of hot cement powder (at a temperature of about 1500 'C).
Such explosions occur when there is forced air and water in the narrow tube to remove the blocking of powder during the passage of cement in the rotatory kiln.
www.medbc.com /annals/review/vol_12/num_1/text/vol12n1p3.htm   (3158 words)

 USCA1 Opinion 02-2606
All of these incidents happened in or near Assiut, Egypt, a town six hours to the south of Cairo by train, where El Moraghy attended college.
El Moraghy said he stayed in the hospital for three days, but he did not report the incident to the police because he feared that the fundamentalists would find out and kill him.
During [1998], extremists were responsible for killing eight Christians in the Minya governorate [near Assiut]." A 1996 country condition report described continuing violence against Coptic Christians, with at least twenty-two killed, including a group of eight in Assiut.
www.ca1.uscourts.gov /cgi-bin/getopn.pl?OPINION=02-2606.01A   (4426 words)

CEMEX, S.A. (NYSE:CX) announced today that it has formalized the contracts for the acquisition of a 90% stake of the social capital of Assiut Cements Co., the largest cement producer in Egypt.
The total investment is worth approximately US$373 million and includes a minor investment to increase production capacity at Assiut by 0.6 million metric tons.
Assiut Cements Co. has 4.0 million tons of cement production capacity, and a net debt of US$230 million.
www.cemex.com /qr/mc_pr_112299.asp   (265 words)

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GEOGRAPHICAL LOCATION The AUPA is situated in the eastern desert of the Sahara, 20km east of the upper Nile valley and 45km east of Assiut town.
Originally H.M. the King of Egypt gave orders for areas to be dedicated as sanctuaries for Barbary sheep in the Assiuti wadi (Russell, 1934 cited in Harper, 1945).
SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH AND FACILITIES Research is carried out by the Assiut University including work on "species richness of soil fauna as criteria for priority choices of protected areas" (Ghabbour, 1986).
sea.unep-wcmc.org /sites/pa/1442v.htm   (490 words)

This study was conducted on 68 patients with mixed second- and third-degree burns and/or raw areas admitted to the Burn Unit of Assiut University Hospital and the Assiut Burn Centre (Egypt).
The purpose was to study the effect of topically applied Aztreonarn alone and in conjunction with its systemic administration in the control of gram-negative burn wound infection.
This study was conducted on 68 patients from the burn unit of Assiut University Hospital and Assiut Burn Centre who were subjected to dressing with Aztreonarn solution.
www.medbc.com /annals/review/vol_10/num_1/text/vol10n1p28.htm   (2490 words)

 UNESCO Libraries Portal: Libraries/Academic/Arab States/Egypt   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Assiut University Faculty of Medicine (AUFOM) was established in 1960.
Being the oldest medical school in Upper Egypt, AUFOM serves as the Upper Egypt largest academic health complex that combines medical education, biomedical research, patient care and community outreach services.
The mission of the Faculty is to promote the application of knowledge, the acquisition of skills, and the development of character in a manner which prepares students to contribute effectively and ethically as citizens of a changing and increasingly technological world.
www.unesco.org /webworld/portal_bib/Libraries/Academic/Arab_States/Egypt   (408 words)

 Al-Ahram Weekly | Egypt | 'No one is convinced'   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Around 3,000 Copts demonstrated in Cairo, Al-Minya, Al-Beheira and Assiut on Sunday and Monday, claiming Christians were being kidnapped and forced to convert to Islam.
Bishop Abanob, the highest Coptic authority in Assiut, was the first to make these claims, telling several opposition and independent newspapers that many families had complained to him about their children being pressured into becoming Muslims.
Hussein Abdel-Hafez, Assiut governorate's head of public relations, also told the Weekly that the claims were "fabricated", and that the real reason behind the commotion was that Abanob wanted to build more churches in Assiut.
weekly.ahram.org.eg /2004/720/eg3.htm   (1161 words)

 Reader's Corner: Assiut   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
I and my wife lived in Assiut for 5 years and have fond memories of it.
True, the police seem to be afraid of something happening to tourists, but most of the inhabitants are very friendly and hospitable.
The Monastery of the Virgin Mary, outside Assiut is well worth a visit.
lexicorient.com /cgi-bin/egypt/robboard.cgi?action=display&num=28   (126 words)

 Najia writes about Assuite for the Gilded Serpent
Some of the handmade Assiut fabrics have survived to revel in a subsequent reincarnation as fabric for use in decorating Belly dance costuming in a new and quite different millennium.
The newer pieces have less weight because they contain less silver or gold knots to form the designs and the designs are more sparse and to my taste, weaker.  The knotting technique is laborious and time consuming, and the silver and gold flat tapes are heavy and difficult to obtain.
The first and foremost caveat is to keep Assiut cloth and other vintage fabrics clean and the second is to repair them promptly with 100% cotton thread if they meet with any unfortunate snags.
www.gildedserpent.com /articles27/najialace1.htm   (1559 words)

 -- Beliefnet.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The Virgin's reported apparition in Assiut is one of three in Egypt recognized by the Coptic Church in recent decades.
The most famous, in 1968, drew millions of Egyptians to Cairo, where the Virgin was said to be floating over the Coptic Orthodox church of Zeitoun.
But Roushdy said she had no plans to travel to Assiut to check the sightings for herself.
www.beliefnet.com /story/43/story_4394_1.html   (736 words)

 Accommodation in Assiut Hotels, Guest Houses, Bed and Breakfasts, Inns, Lodgings, Motels
Accommodation in Assiut Hotels, Guest Houses, Bed and Breakfasts, Inns, Lodgings, Motels
Telephone and fax numbers are shown in international format.
If you require more information about Assiut, you may be able to obtain it from the Assiut Tourist Board.
www.a1tourism.com /egypt/assiut.html   (124 words)

A retrospective study was carried out to analyse the age, sex distribution, bum aetiological factors, modality of treatment, hospital stay and mortality rate.
In Assiut city we have two Bum Units, which receive approximately 300 patients with bum injury as in-patients every year.
In order to prevent this life-threatening event, measures should be taken by health-care officials and physicians to educate the public in bum prevention through every available means of communication.
www.medbc.com /annals/review/vol_4/num_1/text/vol4n1p22.htm   (947 words)

 Krump from Assiut to Esna   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
On 30 October 1700 Krump arrived at Assiut from the north by boat.
He had been a member of the Franciscan mission at Achmim for two years; fluent in Arabic and theology, he was also familiar with medicine and surgery.
The caravan left Assiut on 25 November 1700.
www.kean.edu /~history/krump2two.html   (500 words)

 ASSIUT CHURCH: EGYPT   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
After receiving permission to rebuild their church, a congregation in Assiut, Upper Egypt, demolished their decrepit church building, only to find their license to rebuild suddenly revoked.
Please send a letter, fax or email to the ambassador of Egypt in your country urging him to ensure the local officials in Assiut issue another licence to rebuild the church.
Pray that there would be a change in the law so that local governors no longer have so much scope to abuse their power, particularly in respect of the renovation and repair of churches.
www.barnabasfund.org /News/RLN/ASSIUT_CHURCH_EGYPT.htm   (312 words)

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 Meet Our Partners | Catholic Relief Services
DDO Assiut is an excellent example of one of these partnerships.
DDO Assiut carries out projects with people of all faiths in several communities and program areas.
The Assiut Businesswomen's Association (ABWA) was formed to help women and their families in the Assiut Governorate increase their economic well-being.
www.catholicrelief.org /our_work/where_we_work/overseas/middle_east_and_north_africa/egypt/partners.cfm   (487 words)

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