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A Tunisian MP has drawn satire and criticism after attending parliament in a crash helmet and bulletproof vest.

An Israeli military spokesman confirmed the crash, saying that it occurred during 'routine activity.'

Egypt working to revamp neglected railway system: minister

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Egypt working to revamp neglected railway system: minister

Egypt's transport minister said that more than half of the country's railway engines are currently suspended.

Egypt sacks rail chief after string of deadly accidents

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Egypt sacks rail chief after string of deadly accidents

Transport Minister Kamel el-Wazir's shuffle of 10 top officials in Egypt's embattled railways authority, including its head Ashraf Raslan, ...

Mo Salah offers condolences to Egypt train <em>crash</em> victims

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Mo Salah offers condolences to Egypt train crash victims

Moh Salah wrote a message of support on Facebook for victims of the Egypt train crash.

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11 dead, almost 100 hurt in Egypt train accident

A train accident north of Cairo on Sunday left 11 people dead and 98 others injured.

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Nearly 100 hurt in Egypt train accident: health ministry

At least 97 people have been injured in a train accident in Toukh, a small town north of Cairo.

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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, ...

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Egypt train crash driver was 'not at the controls'

The prosecution put the blame on the drier and his assistant regarding the train crash that killed 20 and injured 199 last month in ...

Companies pursuing Saudi Arabia over unpaid Riyadh metro bills

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Companies pursuing Saudi Arabia over unpaid Riyadh metro bills

The payments dispute was reportedly escalated to a diplomatic level last year over payments for the Riyadh metro

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African bank funds Egypt train safety after deadly crash

The African Development Bank announced a loan of 145 million euros ($170 million) Tuesday to improve safety on Egypt's rail network.

Iran prosecutor says 10 indicted for Ukraine plane shootdown

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Iran prosecutor says 10 indicted for Ukraine plane shootdown

Ten officials in Iran have been indicted over the Ukrainian passenger plane tragedy, however Iran released a report absolving armed forces of ...

Experts examine bottom of ship stuck in Suez

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Experts examine bottom of ship stuck in Suez

Divers are taking a look at the underside of the massive ship that blocked the Suez Canal last week.

Obama's Kenyan Muslim 'beloved grandmother' dies aged 99

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Obama's Kenyan Muslim 'beloved grandmother' dies aged 99

Mama Sarah will be buried Tuesday at her home, in line with Islamic traditions.

Renowned Egyptologist says Suez blockage 'unrelated to pharaoh's curse'

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Renowned Egyptologist says Suez blockage 'unrelated to pharaoh's curse'

As some speculate about an alleged 'curse of the pharaohs' unleashing itself on Egypt, one expert says there is really nothing to worry about.

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Egypt arrests eight over train crash, revises death toll

Eight people were arrested by the Egyptian authorities over a train collision that cost the life of 18 people so far.

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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.

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Death toll rises to 18 in Egypt building collapse

At least 18 people died after a building collapsed in Cairo on Saturday, state media reported, increasing the death toll from the initial count.

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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 ...

Egypt passenger trains collide killing 32

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Egypt passenger trains collide killing 32

President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi pledged tough punishment for those responsible for the crash.

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Stuck ship in Egypt’s Suez Canal imperils shipping worldwide

The Ever Given, a Panama-flagged ship that carries cargo between Asia and Europe, ran aground Tuesday in the narrow, man-made canal dividing ...

Syria halts cellphone imports to shore up forex reserves

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Syria halts cellphone imports to shore up forex reserves

A report in Al-Watan newspaper said the ban was part of new measures taken by the government to stem the devaluation of the Syrian pound against ...

Israeli settlers storm Palestinian town, torch cars

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Israeli settlers storm Palestinian town, torch cars

Israeli settlers have stormed the Palestinian town of Beit Iksa near Jerusalem, vandalizing property and torching two cars, amid a surge in ...

Iran report into plane shootdown 'doesn't answer why': Canada

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Iran report into plane shootdown 'doesn't answer why': Canada

Iran's final report on the Ukrainian passenger jet it shot down last year fails to clarify why the incident occurred, Canada said on Thursday.

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