He wrote on Twitter: "I wanna say Happy Xmas to team NG it's been a great year thanks for everything looking forward to seeing you tomorrow AS YOU WERE LG x" When fans became over-excited at the prospect of a Britpop reunion, Liam answered them. You're not going to have a meltdown on here come Christmas day are you Liam when NG doesn't reach out to you?
" Liam replied: "He's already reached out." He added: "We're all good again." But throughout their years as the Kings of Britpop, the sibling rivalry and fighting escalated between Noel and Liam, both behind and in front-of-the-scenes.
During his campaign to conquer the Persian Empire, Alexander the Great reached the oasis, supposedly by following birds across the desert.
The oracle, Alexander's court historians alleged, confirmed him as both a divine personage and the legitimate Pharaoh of Egypt, though Alexander's motives in making the excursion, following his founding of Alexandria, remain to some extent inscrutable and contested.
Egypt began to assert firmer control after a 1928 visit to the Oasis by King Fu'ad, who berated the locals for "a certain vice" and specified punishments to bring Siwan behaviour in line with Egyptian morals (see next section).