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    Uprising ruins Egypt's tourism

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    Egypt eagerly wants to regain its position as a major tourist destination.

    The sector has been crippled by the violence that led to the 18 day revolution toppling the Mubarak regime.

    Tourism accounts for 11 per cent of Egypt's struggling economy and one in eight jobs depend on it.

    But as Al Jazeera's Andrew Simmons reports from Luxor, there are no signs yet of tourists returning.