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Egypt tourist numbers drop 28.2% in July

The number of tourists visiting Egypt fell by 28.2% in July, compared with the same period last year, Ahram has reported. Egyptian offical data also shows that nearly 936,000 tourists visited the country in July against 1.3 million in July 2010. The number of Arab tourists visiting the country declined by 28.4% to 219,000 in July, compared to 306,000 a year earlier.