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  • Egypt unveils Suez Canal extension with pomp-filled ceremony story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Aug-06-15 5:22 pm

    ISMAILIA, Egypt - In a defining moment of his young presidency, Egypt's Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi presided Thursday over the unveiling of a major extension of the Suez Canal that he hailed as a historic feat needed to revive the country's ailing economy after years of unrest.