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#MENA

# mena - Friday 4 December, 2015

At least 16 killed in petrol bomb attack on Egyptian nightclub
# Cairo
# Cairo

At least 16 killed in petrol bomb attack on Egyptian nightclub

Dec 4th 2015, 9:48 AM 11,968 Views 17 Comments

According to a security source, the attack followed a dispute between employees of the nightclub and a group of youths.

# mena - Saturday 12 September, 2015

Two crew members on Tom Cruise film killed in plane crash
# MENA
# MENA

Two crew members on Tom Cruise film killed in plane crash

Sep 12th 2015, 2:46 PM 19,322 Views 1 Comment

The pilot and owner of the plane were killed.

# mena - Monday 2 September, 2013

Irish news producer freed by Egypt police after being held for five days
# Russ Finn
# Russ Finn

Irish news producer freed by Egypt police after being held for five days

Sep 2nd 2013, 6:31 PM 4,547 Views 25 Comments

Russ Finn was freed yesterday, his employers Al Jazeera have confirmed. He was held without charge after being arrested with three colleagues last Tuesday.

# mena - Wednesday 27 February, 2013

Initial probe into Egypt balloon crash rules out 'criminal activity'
# Luxor
# Luxor

Initial probe into Egypt balloon crash rules out 'criminal activity'

Feb 27th 2013, 9:22 AM 1,978 Views 1 Comment

Four investigating teams are examining the evidence after up to 19 tourists were killed in the hot-air balloon crash.

# mena - Thursday 6 December, 2012

Tanks deployed at Egypt presidential palace after clashes
# Tensions
# Tensions

Tanks deployed at Egypt presidential palace after clashes

Dec 6th 2012, 8:46 AM 1,703 Views 1 Comment

Five demonstrators died overnight as supporters and opponents of president Mohamed Morsi fought outside the presidential palace.