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11 dead and nearly 100 injured after passenger train derails in Egypt
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11 dead and nearly 100 injured after passenger train derails in Egypt

Updated Sun 7:48 PM 10,235 Views 2 Comments

It is the latest of several rail accidents to hit the country in recent years.

Egypt 'seizes' ship that blocked Suez Canal, demands nearly $1 billion compensation
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Egypt 'seizes' ship that blocked Suez Canal, demands nearly $1 billion compensation

Apr 13th 2021, 7:48 PM 56,955 Views 52 Comments

The 200,000-tonne MV Ever Given got diagonally stuck on 23 March.

Egypt jails man, 20s, for eight years for sexually harrassing three minors and drug possession
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Egypt jails man, 20s, for eight years for sexually harrassing three minors and drug possession

Apr 11th 2021, 7:05 PM 29,630 Views 0 Comments

Claims against the former student first emerged through online testimonies.

Latest attempts to refloat container ship in Suez Canal 'not successful'
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Latest attempts to refloat container ship in Suez Canal 'not successful'

Mar 26th 2021, 10:32 PM 44,407 Views 60 Comments

The Ever Given remains wedged diagonally across the entire canal.

Two trains collide in southern Egypt, killing at least 32 and injuring dozens
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Two trains collide in southern Egypt, killing at least 32 and injuring dozens

Mar 26th 2021, 1:12 PM 9,950 Views 8 Comments

The latest deadly train crashes comes as the country battles fallout from the Suez Canal traffic jam.

Egypt closes Suez Canal for up to 72 hours as efforts to free ship to enter fourth day
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Egypt closes Suez Canal for up to 72 hours as efforts to free ship to enter fourth day

Mar 25th 2021, 10:38 PM 36,434 Views 31 Comments

Owners of the 400m-long vessel say they face “extreme difficulty” refloating it.

Stuck ship in Suez Canal imperils shipping worldwide, with over 150 vessels waiting to pass
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Stuck ship in Suez Canal imperils shipping worldwide, with over 150 vessels waiting to pass

Mar 25th 2021, 7:09 AM 35,311 Views 35 Comments

At least 150 ships are sitting idle waiting for the Ever Given to be freed.

Suez Canal Authority attempts to free 400m-long container ship wedged against both sides of waterway
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Suez Canal Authority attempts to free 400m-long container ship wedged against both sides of waterway

Updated Mar 24th 2021, 4:05 PM 159,077 Views 76 Comments

The container ship has been stuck in the Egyptian waterway since yesterday.

Salah returns another positive test ahead of Liverpool's top-of-the-table clash
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Salah returns another positive test ahead of Liverpool's top-of-the-table clash

Nov 18th 2020, 8:38 PM 11,532 Views 4 Comments

The champions face Leicester City on Sunday.

Egypt unveils ancient coffins and mummies found in huge necropolis
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Egypt unveils ancient coffins and mummies found in huge necropolis

Nov 14th 2020, 7:20 PM 52,794 Views 30 Comments

Colourful, sealed sarcophagi and statues were displayed in a makeshift exhibit at the foot of the famed Step Pyramid of Djoser at Saqqara.

Egypt starts voting in first stage of parliament elections
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Egypt starts voting in first stage of parliament elections

Oct 24th 2020, 12:27 PM 14,615 Views 3 Comments

The elections will be held in two phases, with the first covering 14 provinces today and tomorrow.

Stranded in Peru: Irish citizens struggling to get home are offered London flights costing €3,000
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Stranded in Peru: Irish citizens struggling to get home are offered London flights costing €3,000

Mar 19th 2020, 3:37 PM 36,080 Views 35 Comments

It’s thought that there are at least 30 Irish tourists stranded in Peru after a sudden 15-day lockdown was announced.

Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak dies aged 91
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Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak dies aged 91

Feb 25th 2020, 11:11 AM 9,075 Views 13 Comments

He ruled Egypt for over 30 years.

Ceasefire called in Gaza after fresh violence sees 8 members of same family killed in air strike
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Ceasefire called in Gaza after fresh violence sees 8 members of same family killed in air strike

Nov 14th 2019, 7:08 AM 6,452 Views 33 Comments

The Palestinian health ministry said that the Abu Malhous family was killed in the Israeli air strike earlier this week.

Fifa hit out at 'unfair and misleading' reports over voting for The Best awards
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Fifa hit out at 'unfair and misleading' reports over voting for The Best awards

Sep 27th 2019, 7:01 PM 3,891 Views 4 Comments

Mohamed Salah appeared to be upset when the full list of voting was released without his country’s selections.

'Pushed to breaking point': Mass hunger strike at Egyptian prison
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'Pushed to breaking point': Mass hunger strike at Egyptian prison

Jul 31st 2019, 7:22 AM 7,690 Views 7 Comments

Inmates have been on hunger strike for more than six weeks, Amnesty International has said.

Egypt manager sacked and FA president resigns after shock African Cup of Nations exit
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Egypt manager sacked and FA president resigns after shock African Cup of Nations exit

Jul 7th 2019, 11:57 AM 9,577 Views 5 Comments

The Pharaohs last-16 exit at the Africa Cup of Nations proved costly for Javier Aguirre and his staff.

Hosts sent packing after late South Africa goal stuns Egypt in another AFCON upset
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Hosts sent packing after late South Africa goal stuns Egypt in another AFCON upset

Jul 6th 2019, 10:15 PM 8,292 Views 4 Comments

Thembinkosi Lorch scored the winner in the last-16 encounter.

Tutankhamun statue sells for €5m at auction despite Egyptian authorities' claim it was stolen
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Tutankhamun statue sells for €5m at auction despite Egyptian authorities' claim it was stolen

Jul 5th 2019, 12:19 PM 15,446 Views 15 Comments

Former antiquities minister Dr Zahi Hawass said Christie’s could not prove that the statue left Egypt lawfully.

'Salah is now one of the best three players in the world'
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'Salah is now one of the best three players in the world'

Jun 20th 2019, 5:44 PM 8,533 Views 33 Comments

Egypt captain Ahmed Elmohamady feels the Liverpool star has few peers.

Ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi dies after collapsing in court
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Ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi dies after collapsing in court

Jun 17th 2019, 5:20 PM 25,859 Views 35 Comments

Morsi was deposed by a military coup in July 2013.

17 people injured after explosion hits tourist bus near Egyptian pyramids
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17 people injured after explosion hits tourist bus near Egyptian pyramids

Updated May 19th 2019, 4:44 PM 24,455 Views 7 Comments

It comes months after a similar explosion killed three tourists in the region.

Salah: Last season's Champions League anguish 'still hurts'
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Salah: Last season's Champions League anguish 'still hurts'

May 1st 2019, 6:13 PM 2,819 Views 5 Comments

Having come off injured during last year’s final defeat, the Egyptian will have extra motivation when Liverpool take on Barcelona in their semi this evening.

The Irish-Egyptian student aiming to become a Premier Division star
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The Irish-Egyptian student aiming to become a Premier Division star

Apr 4th 2019, 7:00 PM 11,687 Views 1 Comment

21-year-old UCD attacker Yousef Mahdy on balancing a commerce degree with competing in Ireland’s top flight.

At least 20 killed in train crash in Cairo's main railway station
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At least 20 killed in train crash in Cairo's main railway station

Feb 27th 2019, 10:53 AM 10,725 Views 3 Comments

The fire broke out after a train crashed into a steel barrier, sources said.

Labour WILL back second Brexit referendum in effort to stop no-deal
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Labour WILL back second Brexit referendum in effort to stop no-deal

Updated Feb 25th 2019, 6:17 PM 55,320 Views 93 Comments

Jeremy Corbyn’s party has said he wants to avoid ‘a damaging Tory Brexit.’

Varadkar to attend first ever summit between EU and League of Arab States
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Varadkar to attend first ever summit between EU and League of Arab States

Feb 24th 2019, 6:00 AM 7,606 Views 30 Comments

He is also set to hold a series of bilateral meetings with EU and Arab leaders.

Researchers discover 40 mummies at ancient Egyptian burial site
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Researchers discover 40 mummies at ancient Egyptian burial site

Feb 2nd 2019, 4:59 PM 18,501 Views 13 Comments

The mummies included adults, children and animals.

Egyptian TV host sentenced to one year in prison for interviewing gay man
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Egyptian TV host sentenced to one year in prison for interviewing gay man

Jan 21st 2019, 9:21 PM 46,273 Views 97 Comments

During the interview, the gay man, whose face was blurred, openly talked about his relationship with another man.

After scoring 44 goals for club and country in 2018, Salah retains African Player of the Year
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After scoring 44 goals for club and country in 2018, Salah retains African Player of the Year

Jan 8th 2019, 10:53 PM 3,289 Views 4 Comments

The Liverpool star once again saw off competition from club team-mate Sadio Mane.

Egyptian police kill 40 suspected militants after bomb attack on tourists
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Egyptian police kill 40 suspected militants after bomb attack on tourists

Dec 29th 2018, 4:55 PM 14,394 Views 22 Comments

Authorities said information that the suspects were preparing a spate of attacks had been received.

Four people killed as tourist bus hit by roadside bomb at Giza pyramids in Egypt
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Four people killed as tourist bus hit by roadside bomb at Giza pyramids in Egypt

Updated Dec 28th 2018, 9:41 PM 28,422 Views 31 Comments

Armed security personnel quickly deployed to the site and cordoned off the area.

Archaeologists unearth 4,400-year-old tomb of Egyptian high priest
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Archaeologists unearth 4,400-year-old tomb of Egyptian high priest

Dec 15th 2018, 1:55 PM 39,814 Views 33 Comments

The tomb belongs to “Wahtye”, a high priest who served during the fifth dynasty reign of King Neferirkare.

Egypt's newly discovered tombs hold cat mummies and animal statues
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Egypt's newly discovered tombs hold cat mummies and animal statues

Nov 11th 2018, 3:46 PM 14,531 Views 18 Comments

The discovery at Saqqara also includes mummies of scarabs, the first ever to be found in the area.

Egypt assistant coach plays down Salah injury concerns after Liverpool star limps off
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# Nothing Major

Egypt assistant coach plays down Salah injury concerns after Liverpool star limps off

Oct 13th 2018, 9:35 AM 4,255 Views 3 Comments

Liverpool will be breathing a sigh of relief after Egypt confirmed Mohamed Salah’s injury is not a serious one.

Pick that out! Mohamed Salah scores directly from a corner for Egypt during Africa Cup of Nations qualifier
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Pick that out! Mohamed Salah scores directly from a corner for Egypt during Africa Cup of Nations qualifier

Oct 12th 2018, 7:40 PM 14,817 Views 8 Comments

The forward has struggled for form this season for Liverpool but scored an incredible goal on Friday.

Ryder Cup organisers 'offer support' for spectator left blinded in right eye by Brooks Koepka tee shot
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Ryder Cup organisers 'offer support' for spectator left blinded in right eye by Brooks Koepka tee shot

Oct 2nd 2018, 3:53 PM 5,552 Views 1 Comment

Corine Remande is currently recovering from treatment on a fractured eye socket and a damaged eyeball.

66 people get life sentences over deadly attack on police station in Egypt
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66 people get life sentences over deadly attack on police station in Egypt

Sep 23rd 2018, 5:53 PM 8,197 Views 16 Comments

Muslim Brotherhood chief Mohammed Badie was among those jailed today.

Thomas Cook removes Egypt hotel guests after UK couple dies
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Thomas Cook removes Egypt hotel guests after UK couple dies

Aug 24th 2018, 5:26 PM 42,317 Views 11 Comments

Investigations are ongoing.

This really, really old piece of cheese has been found in Egypt
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This really, really old piece of cheese has been found in Egypt

Aug 18th 2018, 7:22 PM 17,860 Views 17 Comments

It is thought to date back more than 3,200 years.

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