Fish farm in the desert
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Fish farm thrives in middle of Egypt's desert

14 October 2012 Last updated at 14:01 BST

A fish farm is thriving some of Egypt's most inhospitable land, on the eastern fringe of the Sahara desert.

It is believed to be the world's only desert fish farm and it is so successful they are now exporting fish to Italy.

Jon Leyne reports from the Egyptian desert.