Nearly 5,000 years ago, on the eastern edge of the Sahara Desert,one of the world's earliest and greatest civilizations began to flourish.That civilization, Egypt, has held a firm grip on the human imaginationever since, with its powerful pharaohs, its awe-inspiring pyramids,and its mysterious religious beliefs.But Egypt is much more than a land of unsurpassed archaeologicalwonders. Today, it is the most populous Arab country; it was alsothe first Arab nation to make peace with Israel. As this ancient landstruggles with the many problems of the 21st century, it remains avital member of the global community.
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