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Egypt’s Tourism in Tailspin

Once a linchpin of the country’s economy, Egyptian tourism has taken a major hit since the overthrow of Hosni Mubarak. Travelers have been afraid to visit Egypt because of the ongoing turmoil and uncertainty that continue to plague the nation. Now, Islamic fundamentalists are placing even more obstacles in the way of a tourism rebound — threatening to impose restrictions on what kinds of clothes tourists can wear and dictate how they must behave. Some radicals even want the Pyramids covered. Fouad Hady from Australia’s SBS Dateline reports.

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