Middle East News

Egyptian Exports

Egypt exports phosphates. A phosphate is a mineral salt used in fertilizers. Phosphates are a part of Eqypt's industry.

Silt Not Salt

Silt is small particles of rich soil. The Nile's river water contains many particles of Silt. The Nile's waters would rise and leave behind silt, making the land better for farming.

Is It A Mirage?

Erg lies between the Atlas Mountains and the Ahaggar mountain range in Algeria. Erg is a huge area of shifting sand dunes in the Sahara.

Egypt's Nom Nom Crops

What are three of Egypt's main crops? Three main crops are sugarcane, grains, and cotton. Egypt has many other crop also including fruits and vegetables.

Were the Berber's Barbers?

Who were the Berber's? The Berber's are the first know people to live in North Africa.

OPEC Doesn't Stand for Overly Priced Expensive Cheese

What is OPEC? OPEC stands for the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries. They influece the world's oil prices. They also work to increase income from the sale of oil.