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# egypt - Sunday 18 April, 2021

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

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

Updated Apr 18th 2021, 7:48 PM 10,253 Views 2 Comments

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

# egypt - Tuesday 13 April, 2021

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

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

Apr 13th 2021, 7:48 PM 57,167 Views 52 Comments

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

# egypt - Sunday 11 April, 2021

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

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

Apr 11th 2021, 7:05 PM 29,635 Views 0 Comments

Claims against the former student first emerged through online testimonies.

# egypt - Friday 26 March, 2021

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

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

Mar 26th 2021, 10:32 PM 44,431 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
# Tahta Train Crash
# Tahta Train Crash

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

Mar 26th 2021, 1:12 PM 9,954 Views 8 Comments

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

# egypt - Thursday 25 March, 2021

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

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

Mar 25th 2021, 10:38 PM 36,448 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
# Ever Given
# Ever Given

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

Mar 25th 2021, 7:09 AM 35,324 Views 35 Comments

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

# egypt - Wednesday 24 March, 2021

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

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

Updated Mar 24th 2021, 4:05 PM 159,144 Views 76 Comments

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

# egypt - Wednesday 18 November, 2020

Salah returns another positive test ahead of Liverpool's top-of-the-table clash
# No Salah
From The42
# No Salah

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 - Saturday 14 November, 2020

Egypt unveils ancient coffins and mummies found in huge necropolis
# Historic Find
# Historic Find

Egypt unveils ancient coffins and mummies found in huge necropolis

Nov 14th 2020, 7:20 PM 52,797 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 - Saturday 24 October, 2020

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

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.

# egypt - Thursday 19 March, 2020

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

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

Mar 19th 2020, 3:37 PM 36,081 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.

# egypt - Tuesday 25 February, 2020

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

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.

# egypt - Thursday 14 November, 2019

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

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

Nov 14th 2019, 7:08 AM 6,455 Views 33 Comments

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

# egypt - Friday 27 September, 2019

Fifa hit out at 'unfair and misleading' reports over voting for The Best awards
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

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.

# egypt - Wednesday 31 July, 2019

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

'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 - Sunday 7 July, 2019

Egypt manager sacked and FA president resigns after shock African Cup of Nations exit
# Over And Out
From The42
# Over And Out

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.

# egypt - Saturday 6 July, 2019

Hosts sent packing after late South Africa goal stuns Egypt in another AFCON upset
# No Mo
From The42
# No Mo

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.

# egypt - Friday 5 July, 2019

Tutankhamun statue sells for €5m at auction despite Egyptian authorities' claim it was stolen
# Christie's Auction House
# Christie's Auction House

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.

# egypt - Thursday 20 June, 2019

'Salah is now one of the best three players in the world'
# Superstar
From The42
# Superstar

'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.

# egypt - Monday 17 June, 2019

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

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.

# egypt - Sunday 19 May, 2019

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

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.

# egypt - Wednesday 1 May, 2019

Salah: Last season's Champions League anguish 'still hurts'
# Unpleasant Memories
From The42
# Unpleasant Memories

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.

# egypt - Thursday 4 April, 2019

The Irish-Egyptian student aiming to become a Premier Division star
# Potential
From The42
# Potential

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

Apr 4th 2019, 7:00 PM 11,696 Views 1 Comment

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

# egypt - Wednesday 27 February, 2019

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

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.

# egypt - Monday 25 February, 2019

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

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.’

# egypt - Sunday 24 February, 2019

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

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.

# egypt - Saturday 2 February, 2019

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

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.

# egypt - Monday 21 January, 2019

Egyptian TV host sentenced to one year in prison for interviewing gay man
# Mohamed Al-Gheiti
# Mohamed Al-Gheiti

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

Jan 21st 2019, 9:21 PM 46,273 Views 90 Comments

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

# egypt - Tuesday 8 January, 2019

After scoring 44 goals for club and country in 2018, Salah retains African Player of the Year
# Egyptian King
From The42
# Egyptian King

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.

# egypt - Saturday 29 December, 2018

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

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.

# egypt - Friday 28 December, 2018

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

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

Updated Dec 28th 2018, 9:41 PM 28,423 Views 34 Comments

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

# egypt - Saturday 15 December, 2018

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

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

Dec 15th 2018, 1:55 PM 39,816 Views 33 Comments

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

# egypt - Sunday 11 November, 2018

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

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 - Saturday 13 October, 2018

Egypt assistant coach plays down Salah injury concerns after Liverpool star limps off
# Nothing Major
From The42
# 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.

# egypt - Friday 12 October, 2018

Pick that out! Mohamed Salah scores directly from a corner for Egypt during Africa Cup of Nations qualifier
# Back At It
From The42
# Back At It

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

Oct 12th 2018, 7:40 PM 14,819 Views 8 Comments

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

# egypt - Tuesday 2 October, 2018

Ryder Cup organisers 'offer support' for spectator left blinded in right eye by Brooks Koepka tee shot
# Support
From The42
# Support

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.

# egypt - Sunday 23 September, 2018

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

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.

# egypt - Friday 24 August, 2018

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

Thomas Cook removes Egypt hotel guests after UK couple dies

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

Investigations are ongoing.

# egypt - Saturday 18 August, 2018

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

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

Aug 18th 2018, 7:22 PM 17,860 Views 16 Comments

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

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