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Egypt tourism on the decline

Hot-air balloons fly over Luxor, around 650 km (404 miles) south of Cairo, February 14, 2010. (REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh)

Egypt tourism on the decline

Tourist numbers have plummeted, dealing a blow to the millions of Egyptians whose livelihoods depend on the 14 million or more visitors who once came to Egypt annually, providing one in eight jobs in a country beset by high unemployment. (REUTERS)