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Egypt to open Nasser museum in 2015

State-sponsored cultural emblems have become commonplace since the military took power in July 2013, but at the expense of free cultural expression.
A man carries pictures of Egyptian army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and late president Gamal Abdel-Nasser (R) as Egyptians gather in Tahrir square to celebrate al-Sisi's victory in presidential vote in Cairo, June 3, 2014. Sisi won 96.91 percent in a presidential vote last week, the election commission said on Tuesday, confirming interim results that had given him a landslide victory.REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih (EGYPT - Tags: POLITICS) - RTR3S24G

CAIRO, Egypt — In Manshiyet El-Bakry stands the house where Gamal Abdel Nasser lived and died. Millions of Egyptians thronged these European boulevards on Oct. 1, 1970, to mourn the passing of Nasser and his pan-Arabist project.

But until now, the Heliopolis home has never been open to the public.

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