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Remembering Ahmed Idris: The Story of the Founder of Nubian Code for 1973 War [Video]

Last Tuesday on 21 September, Egypt lost a forgotten hero Ahmed Idris who was the founder of the innovative idea to encrypt wireless communications using the Nubian language as a secret military code in the October 1973 war. Born in old Nubia, Aswan, Idris joined the Egyptian army in 1954 and served as []