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Al-Ahram Weekly
No more palliativesA total of 13,539 train accidents occurred between 2004 and 2016, according to
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 2 days ago
A total of 13,539 train accidents occurred between 2004 and 2016, according to the Central Agency for Public Mobilisation and Statistics (CAPMAS). In 2016 alone, 1,249 accidents were reported on the railway network. “Railway safety measures in Egypt... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
China approves Egyptian grapesEgypt is now exporting grapes to China for the first time after the Chinese Gen
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 2 days ago
Egypt is now exporting grapes to China for the first time after the Chinese General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine (AQSIQ) agreed in mid-July to open Chinese markets to imports from Egypt. The move came after almost... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Revisiting the constitutionIn a statement issued on 12 August, head of parliament’s Human Rights Committee
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 2 days ago
In a statement issued on 12 August, head of parliament’s Human Rights Committee Alaa Abed called for amending Egypt’s 2014 constitution not only to extend presidential terms but also to give the president greater powers necessary to implement his... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Canvassing possible candidatesOn 7 August President Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi ratified a 36-article law creating t
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 2 days ago
On 7 August President Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi ratified a 36-article law creating the National Electoral Commission (NEC) which will supervise elections and referendums. The NEC will be established as an independent authority with sole responsibility for... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Tragedy on the tracksA new head of the Egyptian Railway Authority (ERA) was appointed in the wake of
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 2 days ago
A new head of the Egyptian Railway Authority (ERA) was appointed in the wake of Friday’s train crash in Alexandria which left 42 people dead. The accident occurred when a train from Cairo to Alexandria crashed into the back of a train travelling to... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Egypt to import Israeli gasIsraeli natural gas companies re-launched talks this week with Egyptian private
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 2 days ago
Israeli natural gas companies re-launched talks this week with Egyptian private-sector companies with a view to exporting natural gas to the Egyptian market, according to the Bloomberg news agency. “Israeli gas will be delivered to Egypt through a... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Palestinian-Israeli opportunitiesUS President Donald Trump decided to dispatch two new envoys to the Middle East
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 2 days ago
US President Donald Trump decided to dispatch two new envoys to the Middle East to discuss “a path to substantive Israeli-Palestinian peace talks.” The White House announced last Friday that presidential adviser Jared Kushner and negotiator Jason... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Gamal Al-SaginiAn exhibition showcases a group of rare murals, part of Al-Ahram Organisation p
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 2 days ago
An exhibition showcases a group of rare murals, part of Al-Ahram Organisation private art collection (closing 20 August). “Treasures of Our Art Museums,” a group exhibition of masterpieces by legendary Egyptian and foreign painters and sculptors... Read more
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Gulf News
Bid to bring Iraq back into the Arab foldrapprochement, and the visits leading Iraqi politicians is “a positive developm
Gulf News / Posted 4 days ago
rapprochement, and the visits leading Iraqi politicians is “a positive development”, said Mohammad Saeed Naji, from Al Ahram Strategic Studies Centre.The increasing interest from the Arab side to re-establish a strong relations with Iraq... Read more
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The China Post
40 killed, scores injured in Egypt train collisionscores injured in Egypt train collision 中文CAIRO - Two passenger trains collide
The China Post / Posted 6 days ago
scores injured in Egypt train collision 中文CAIRO - Two passenger trains collided on the outskirts of the Egyptian city of Alexandria on Friday, killing 40 people and injuring 126 others, official sources said. A statement from the Cabinet... Read more
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SaukValley.com
40 killed, scores injured in Egypt train collisionCAIRO – Two passenger trains collided on the outskirts of the Egyptian city of
SaukValley.com / Posted 6 days ago
CAIRO – Two passenger trains collided on the outskirts of the Egyptian city of Alexandria on Friday, killing 40 people and injuring 126 others, official sources said. A statement from the Cabinet Operations Room said the numbers could increase after... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Train collision in Egypt leaves dozens deadTwo trains collided in Alexandria on Friday, leaving 40 dead and 133 injured, a
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 6 days ago
Two trains collided in Alexandria on Friday, leaving 40 dead and 133 injured, according to the latest figure from Egypt’s Health Ministry. The collision involved one train that had been traveling from Cairo and another from Port Said, according to... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
40 killed, scores injured in Egypt train collisionTwo passenger trains collided on the outskirts of the Egyptian city of Alexandr
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 6 days ago
Two passenger trains collided on the outskirts of the Egyptian city of Alexandria on Friday, killing 40 people and injuring 126 others, official sources said. A statement from the Cabinet Operations Room said the numbers could increase after all the... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
More than 30 people killed after trains collide in EgyptEgypt train crash kills 37, injures more than 120 outside coastal city of Alexa
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 7 days ago
Egypt train crash kills 37, injures more than 120 outside coastal city of Alexandria Photo:A railroad switching error most likely caused the crash, a security source said.(AP: Ravy Shaker) Two passenger trains have collided in Egypt's coastal city... Read more
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FOX 8 WGHP
Train collision in Egypt leaves dozens deadALEXANDRIA, Egypt -- Two trains collided in Alexandria on Friday, leaving 37 de
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted 7 days ago
ALEXANDRIA, Egypt -- Two trains collided in Alexandria on Friday, leaving 37 dead and 123 injured, according to the latest figure from Egypt's Health Ministry. The collision involved one train that had been traveling from Cairo and another from Port... Read more
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Swissinfo
Egypt train crash kills 37, injures 123 peopleCAIRO (Reuters) - Two trains collided in Egypt's coastal city of Alexandria on
Swissinfo / Posted 7 days ago
CAIRO (Reuters) - Two trains collided in Egypt's coastal city of Alexandria on Friday killing 37 people and injuring 123 others, the health ministry said. One eyewitness said the two trains mounted into the air "forming a pyramid" after they slammed... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Egypt train crash kills 36, injures more than 100switching error was the most likely cause of the collision, a security source.
Bdnews24.com / Posted 7 days ago
switching error was the most likely cause of the collision, a security source. He gave no further details. State newspaper al-Ahram said 36 bodies had arrived at hospital morgues in Alexandria province. Public prosecutor Nabil Sadek ordered an... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Egypt train crash kills 36, injures more than 100 The crash near the Khorshid station between Alexandria and Cairo route derail
Eye Witness News / Posted 7 days ago
The crash near the Khorshid station between Alexandria and Cairo route derailed the engine of one train and two cars of the other, state news agency MENA said. Egyptian flag. Picture:... Read more
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Swissinfo
Egypt train crash kills 36, injures more than 100CAIRO (Reuters) - Two trains collided in Egypt's coastal city of Alexandria on
Swissinfo / Posted 7 days ago
CAIRO (Reuters) - Two trains collided in Egypt's coastal city of Alexandria on Friday killing 36 people and injuring more than 100 others, a health ministry spokesman said. The crash at 2:15 p.m. (1215 GMT) near the suburban Khorshid station on the... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Egypt train crash kills dozens, injures more than 100Cairo: Two trains collided in Egypt's coastal city of Alexandria on Friday kill
Brisbane Times / Posted 7 days ago
Cairo: Two trains collided in Egypt's coastal city of Alexandria on Friday killing 36 people and injuring more than 100 others, a health ministry spokesman said. The crash at 2.15pm local time near the suburban Khorshid station on the route to... Read more
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Canberra Times
Egypt train crash kills dozens, injures more than 100Cairo: Two trains collided in Egypt's coastal city of Alexandria on Friday kill
Canberra Times / Posted 7 days ago
Cairo: Two trains collided in Egypt's coastal city of Alexandria on Friday killing 36 people and injuring more than 100 others, a health ministry spokesman said. The crash at 2.15pm local time near the suburban Khorshid station on the route to... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Train collision in Egypt leaves dozens dead(CNN) - Two trains collided in Alexandria, Egypt, leaving at least 28 dead and
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 7 days ago
(CNN) - Two trains collided in Alexandria, Egypt, leaving at least 28 dead and 74 wounded, according to the latest figure from Egypt's Health Ministry, via state-run Al-Ahram news. The collision involved one train that had been traveling from Cairo... Read more
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WA Today
Egypt train crash kills dozens, injures more than 100Cairo: Two trains collided in Egypt's coastal city of Alexandria on Friday kill
WA Today / Posted 7 days ago
Cairo: Two trains collided in Egypt's coastal city of Alexandria on Friday killing 36 people and injuring more than 100 others, a health ministry spokesman said. The crash at 2.15pm local time near the suburban Khorshid station on the route to... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Egypt train crash kills dozens, injures more than 100Cairo: Two trains collided in Egypt's coastal city of Alexandria on Friday kill
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 7 days ago
Cairo: Two trains collided in Egypt's coastal city of Alexandria on Friday killing 36 people and injuring more than 100 others, a health ministry spokesman said. The crash at 2.15pm local time near the suburban Khorshid station on the route to... Read more
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The Age
Egypt train crash kills dozens, injures more than 100Cairo: Two trains collided in Egypt's coastal city of Alexandria on Friday kill
The Age / Posted 7 days ago
Cairo: Two trains collided in Egypt's coastal city of Alexandria on Friday killing 36 people and injuring more than 100 others, a health ministry spokesman said. The crash at 2.15pm local time near the suburban Khorshid station on the route to... Read more
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The Hindu
Egypt train crash kills 36, injures more than 100CAIRO: Two trains collided in Egypt's coastal city of Alexandria on Friday kill
The Hindu / Posted 7 days ago
CAIRO: Two trains collided in Egypt's coastal city of Alexandria on Friday killing 36 people and injuring more than 100 others, a health ministry spokesman said. The crash at 2:15 p.m. (1215 GMT) near the suburban Khorshid station on the route to... Read more
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News 8000
Train collision in Egypt leaves dozens dead(CNN) - Two trains collided in Alexandria, Egypt, leaving at least 28 dead and
News 8000 / Posted 7 days ago
(CNN) - Two trains collided in Alexandria, Egypt, leaving at least 28 dead and 74 wounded, according to the latest figure from Egypt's Health Ministry, via state-run Al-Ahram news. The collision involved one train that had been traveling from Cairo... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Train collision in Egypt leaves dozens dead(CNN) - Two trains collided in Alexandria, Egypt, leaving at least 28 dead and
KTXS Abilene / Posted 7 days ago
(CNN) - Two trains collided in Alexandria, Egypt, leaving at least 28 dead and 74 wounded, according to the latest figure from Egypt's Health Ministry, via state-run Al-Ahram news. The collision involved one train that had been traveling from Cairo... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Train collision in Egypt leaves dozens dead(CNN) - Two trains collided in Alexandria, Egypt, leaving at least 28 dead and
KECI Missoula / Posted 7 days ago
(CNN) - Two trains collided in Alexandria, Egypt, leaving at least 28 dead and 74 wounded, according to the latest figure from Egypt's Health Ministry, via state-run Al-Ahram news. The collision involved one train that had been traveling from Cairo... Read more
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KEYT 3 Santa Barbara
Train collision in Egypt leaves dozens dead(CNN) - Two trains collided in Alexandria, Egypt, leaving at least 28 dead and
KEYT 3 Santa Barbara / Posted 7 days ago
(CNN) - Two trains collided in Alexandria, Egypt, leaving at least 28 dead and 74 wounded, according to the latest figure from Egypt's Health Ministry, via state-run Al-Ahram news. The collision involved one train that had been traveling from Cairo... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Train collision in Egypt leaves dozens dead(CNN) - Two trains collided in Alexandria, Egypt, leaving at least 28 dead and
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 7 days ago
(CNN) - Two trains collided in Alexandria, Egypt, leaving at least 28 dead and 74 wounded, according to the latest figure from Egypt's Health Ministry, via state-run Al-Ahram news. The collision involved one train that had been traveling from Cairo... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Train crash in Egypt's Alexandria kills 24, injures dozensThe crash near the Khorshid station between Alexandria and Cairo route derailed
Bdnews24.com / Posted 7 days ago
The crash near the Khorshid station between Alexandria and Cairo route derailed the engine of one train and two cars of the other, state news agency MENA said. State newspaper al-Ahram said 28 bodies had arrived at hospital morgues in Alexandria... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Train collision in Egypt leaves dozens dead(CNN) - Two trains collided in Alexandria, Egypt, leaving at least 28 dead and
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 7 days ago
(CNN) - Two trains collided in Alexandria, Egypt, leaving at least 28 dead and 74 wounded, according to the latest figure from Egypt's Health Ministry, via state-run Al-Ahram news. The collision involved one train that had been traveling from Cairo... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Train collision in Egypt leaves dozens dead(CNN) - Two trains collided in Alexandria, Egypt, leaving at least 28 dead and
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 7 days ago
(CNN) - Two trains collided in Alexandria, Egypt, leaving at least 28 dead and 74 wounded, according to the latest figure from Egypt's Health Ministry, via state-run Al-Ahram news. The collision involved one train that had been traveling from Cairo... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Train collision in Egypt leaves dozens dead(CNN) - Two trains collided in Alexandria, Egypt, leaving at least 28 dead and
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 7 days ago
(CNN) - Two trains collided in Alexandria, Egypt, leaving at least 28 dead and 74 wounded, according to the latest figure from Egypt's Health Ministry, via state-run Al-Ahram news. The collision involved one train that had been traveling from Cairo... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Train collision in Egypt leaves dozens dead(CNN) - Two trains collided in Alexandria, Egypt, leaving at least 28 dead and
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 7 days ago
(CNN) - Two trains collided in Alexandria, Egypt, leaving at least 28 dead and 74 wounded, according to the latest figure from Egypt's Health Ministry, via state-run Al-Ahram news. The collision involved one train that had been traveling from Cairo... Read more
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Swissinfo
Train crash in Egypt's Alexandria kills 24, injures dozensCAIRO (Reuters) - Two trains collided in Egypt's coastal city of Alexandria on
Swissinfo / Posted 7 days ago
CAIRO (Reuters) - Two trains collided in Egypt's coastal city of Alexandria on Friday killing 24 people and injuring more than 55 others, two security sources and one medic said. The crash near the Khorshid station between Alexandria and Cairo route... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Train collision in Egypt leaves dozens dead(CNN) - Two trains collided in Alexandria, Egypt, leaving at least 28 dead and
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 7 days ago
(CNN) - Two trains collided in Alexandria, Egypt, leaving at least 28 dead and 74 wounded, according to the latest figure from Egypt's Health Ministry, via state-run Al-Ahram news. The collision involved one train that had been traveling from Cairo... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Train collision in Egypt leaves dozens dead(CNN) - Two trains collided in Alexandria, Egypt, leaving at least 28 dead and
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 7 days ago
(CNN) - Two trains collided in Alexandria, Egypt, leaving at least 28 dead and 74 wounded, according to the latest figure from Egypt's Health Ministry, via state-run Al-Ahram news. The collision involved one train that had been traveling from Cairo... Read more
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Reuters
Islamic state claims responsibility for attack on Egyptian police car: AMAQEgyptian policemen in North Sinai, the militant group's AMAQ news agency said o
Reuters / Posted 8 days ago
Egyptian policemen in North Sinai, the militant group's AMAQ news agency said on Thursday. Authorities in Arish, the capital of North Sinai province, were on the hunt for gunmen who fired at the patrol car, state news paper Al-Ahram reported on... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Post-Islamic State tools of terrorismThe Egyptian state has endured unprecedented “pressure” on its national securit
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 9 days ago
The Egyptian state has endured unprecedented “pressure” on its national security over the past six years. Two consecutive revolutions resulted in severe structural turmoil in state and society. Growing activities by terrorist organisations are one of... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Rosetta as an open-air museumThe city of Rosetta, also known as Rashid, at the mouth of the Rosetta branch o
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 9 days ago
The city of Rosetta, also known as Rashid, at the mouth of the Rosetta branch of the Nile, may not be as old as some other Egyptian cities but it has a very distinctive mediaeval allure and is also famous for the discovery of the Rosetta Stone, the... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
TV presenters suspendedHigher Council for Media Regulation (HCMR), which ordered the temporary suspens
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 9 days ago
Higher Council for Media Regulation (HCMR), which ordered the temporary suspension of TV presenters Reham Said and Doaa Salah. Said, who hosts Sabaya Al-Kheir, a controversial show that discusses social issues on the privately owned Al-Nahar TV... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
More affordable housingand Urban Communities announced the launch of a new offering of affordable hous
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 9 days ago
and Urban Communities announced the launch of a new offering of affordable housing units last week as part of its social housing programme. About 125,000 units will be made available in 22 governorates and new cities, even if the prices have... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Closing in on Islamist partiesOn Sunday Egypt’s Higher Administrative Court (HAC) postponed its ruling on the
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 9 days ago
On Sunday Egypt’s Higher Administrative Court (HAC) postponed its ruling on the legal status of the Reconstruction and Development Party (Al-Gamaa Al-Islamiya) to 19 August. The lawsuit, filed by the Parties Affairs Committee which regulates... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Issues of freedomIn a statement issued on 2 August Maher Abdel-Wahed, Medhat Safwat, Abdel-Rahma
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 9 days ago
In a statement issued on 2 August Maher Abdel-Wahed, Medhat Safwat, Abdel-Rahman Mekled and Samar Salama said they were arbitrarily dismissed for expressing their views after working for Al-Youm Al-Sabei for 10 years. On 26 July the four journalists... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Italian-Libyan friendship intrigueThe Italian warship, the Commandante Prozene, arrived in the Abu Sitta Naval Ba
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 9 days ago
The Italian warship, the Commandante Prozene, arrived in the Abu Sitta Naval Base in Tripoli on 4 August in order to support the Libyan coastguard in its efforts to combat human trafficking and illegal migration. The arrival of the Italian ship is... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Four policemen killed in attack in Egypt's North Sinai - state newspaperCAIRO: Four Egyptian policeman were killed on Wednesday when gunmen fired at a
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 9 days ago
CAIRO: Four Egyptian policeman were killed on Wednesday when gunmen fired at a patrol car in the northern Sinai city of al-Arish, state newspaper Al-Ahram reported. Authorities in Arish, the capital of North Sinai province, were on the hunt for the... Read more
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The Star
Four policemen killed in attack in Egypt's North Sinai - state newspaper- Four Egyptian policeman were killed on Wednesday when gunmen fired at a patro
The Star / Posted 9 days ago
- Four Egyptian policeman were killed on Wednesday when gunmen fired at a patrol car in the northern Sinai city of al-Arish, state newspaper Al-Ahram reported. Authorities in Arish, the capital of North Sinai province, were on the hunt for... Read more
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Reuters
Four policemen killed in attack in Egypt's North Sinai: state newspaper- Four Egyptian policeman were killed on Wednesday when gunmen fired at a patro
Reuters / Posted 9 days ago
- Four Egyptian policeman were killed on Wednesday when gunmen fired at a patrol car in the northern Sinai city of al-Arish, state newspaper Al-Ahram reported. Authorities in Arish, the capital of North Sinai province, were on the hunt for... Read more
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