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Nubians offered compensation for lost land

Egypt is offering compensation to 11,700 Nubian citizens who have been displaced from their land for the sake of building the Aswan Dam.
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CAIRO — Nubian Hussein Jabr is waiting for long-overdue government compensation that could ease some of his bitterness after he was displaced with his large family almost five decades ago. 

Nubians were displaced from the Nubia area in southern Egypt as a result of the establishment of the High Dam.

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