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Transcripts of conversations between Italian officials and Libyan coastguard show deliberate neglect of migrant vessels which later sank in the Mediterranean Sea.

Devastation wrought by the port explosion in Beirut, which killed more than 200 people, has sparked a commercial and geopolitical contest between foreign companies rushing to win the reconstruction bid.

20 killed, 3 injured in southern Egypt crash

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20 killed, 3 injured in southern Egypt crash

A bus travelling from Cairo turned over while trying to pass a truck on a highway in the southern province of Assuit. The two vehicles collided, killing 20.

Souad: The young, the real, the virtual

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Souad: The young, the real, the virtual

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Suez Canal blockage to weigh heavily on reinsurers

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Suez Canal blockage to weigh heavily on reinsurers

The blockage caused by the grounding of the Ever Given held up an estimated $400 million per hour in international trade. Insurers are expected ...

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Oil spill off Israel reaches south Lebanese beaches

The Lebanon Diving Center detail their efforts on cleaning up South Lebanon's tainted shoreline following a massive oil spill off the coast of Israel.

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Italy, Greece PMs join influx of visitors to Libya

Italy and Greece's prime ministers joined a growing number of foreign leaders visiting Libya as participates in a UN-sponsored peace process.

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Search for survivors of Bangladesh ferry disaster called off

Authorities have called off the search for survivors of a disastrous ferry accident in Bangladesh.

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Two migrant boats at sea for days now safe

On three boats in the Mediterranean monitored over their critical situation, only two were rescued on Saturday.

Tunisia, Greece hold joint naval exercises

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Tunisia, Greece hold joint naval exercises

The joint drills are aimed at enhancing the two country's ability to fight illegal maritime activities, including smuggling, as well developing ...

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Watchdog urges Morocco to release jailed W Sahara journalist

Moroccan authorities are being urged to free Mohamed Lamine Haddi, who has reportedly been force fed in prison.

Donors pledge more than $6 billion to Syria crisis

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Donors pledge more than $6 billion to Syria crisis

A conference to raise money for humanitarian aid for Syria has secure just over half what it hoped to secure.

Egypt's Sisi promises investment to avoid another Suez closure

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Egypt's Sisi promises investment to avoid another Suez closure

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi pledged investment to avoid any repetition of the Suez Canal's closure.

Islamic State group says seized Mozambique town of Palma

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Islamic State group says seized Mozambique town of Palma

The Islamic State declared it had seized the town of Palma in Mozambique after day of fighting that killed dozens.

Oil prices ease after Suez Canal traffic resumes

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Oil prices ease after Suez Canal traffic resumes

As traffic resumed in the Suez canal after the MV Ever Given, that was blocking it since Tuesday, was freed, global oil prices eased.

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Joy as megaship refloated, Suez Canal traffic resumes

After six days stuck, blocking the Suez canal, the cargo ship MV Ever Given was eventually freed and the canal reopened to traffic.

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Egypt's Sisi hails 'success' of Suez ship rescue

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi said the operation to free MV Ever Given from blocking the Suez canal was a 'success'.

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Dozens killed in Mozambique Islamist attack: government

Dozens of people were killed in the coordinated jihadist attacks in northern Mozambique's Palma town, four days after the rescue raid ...

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Baby found alive after Egypt building collapse kills 25

A six-month-old infant was found alive in the rubbles of the collapsed building that cost the life of 25 people and injured 26 others.

Ever Given, blocking Suez, partially turned 'in right direction'

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Ever Given, blocking Suez, partially turned 'in right direction'

The cargo ship Ever Given, that has been blocking the Suez canal since Tuesday, has turned 80 percent in the right direction.

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Death toll from Egypt building collapse climbs to 25

At least 25 people have died in a 10-storey building collapse in Cairo on Saturday.

More children drop out of schools in Lebanon: report

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More children drop out of schools in Lebanon: report

Enrollment has fallen while dropout rates have grown due to the closure of Lebanon’s schools after the outbreak of Covid-19.

Egypt buries train crash dead, toll revised to 19

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Egypt buries train crash dead, toll revised to 19

Egypt’s health minister has revised the toll from a deadly train crash from 32 to 19, as Egyptians mourned the victims and the prime minister ...

Five killed, dozens injured as building collapses in Cairo

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Five killed, dozens injured as building collapses in Cairo

At least five people were killed and dozens more wounded when a nine-storey building collapsed in the Gesr Suez area of eastern Cairo.

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