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Cairo Cemetery to Be Evacuated

The French newspaper “Le Monde.” said today that Egypt intends to “evacuate” the Jewish cemetery in old Cairo within the near future. Quoting “private sources,” the newspaper said Egyptian authorities have informed the Cairo Jewish community of the decision without giving any explanation for the move. The paper noted that the cemetery has long been left in a state of abandon. It added that Egyptian authorities have taken no action against the thieves and vandals who continually raid the cemetery.