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The facility was hastily put together after the camp of Moria, Europe's largest, was destroyed in a September 8 fire.

Arbaeen marks the end of the 40-day mourning period for the seventh century killing of Imam Hussein, Prophet Mohammed's grandson, by followers of Caliph Yazid, and falls on Thursday.

Almost 830,000 people affected by Sudan floods: UN

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Almost 830,000 people affected by Sudan floods: UN

The UN said nearly 830,000 people have been affected by months of severe flooding in Sudan.

Sudan pleads for aid to tackle devastating floods

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Sudan pleads for aid to tackle devastating floods

Sudan has appealed for more aid as the impact of floods across the country continue to overwhelm the country's infrastructure.

Sudan Nile level drops after deadly floods

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Sudan Nile level drops after deadly floods

Nile waters in Sudan have begun to drop after reaching record levels this year and causing deadly floods across the country, the water and ...

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Heavy rains kill six in Tunisia

Three children are among six killed in six days of heavy rains across Tunisia

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Iraq launches 'air and land' bridge to help Sudan

Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kazemi has ordered for humanitarian aid to be delivered to Sudan.

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Deadly floods threaten ancient Sudan pyramids: official

The record flooding that has killed more than 100 people and made tens of thousands homeless now threatens Sudan's historic pyramids.

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Qatar to send emergency aid to flood-stricken Sudan

Emergency Qatari aid will be sent to Sudan, authorities announced on Sunday, as the flood-stricken country was declared a natural disaster zone.

Sudan declares state of emergency following deadly floods

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Sudan declares state of emergency following deadly floods

The flooding has impacted the lives of half a million people and damaged over 100,000 homes, according to authorities.

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Highest Nile waters for a century swamp Sudan

Seasonal floods have killed 94 people, injured 46 and destroyed or damaged over 60,000 homes across Sudan during the current season

Sudan flood death toll rises to 89

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Sudan flood death toll rises to 89

At least 89 people have been killed in floods across the country, authorities said.

Search for bodies as Afghan floods kill over 160

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Search for bodies as Afghan floods kill over 160

Residents, using spades and shovels, joined in the rescue operation, clearing piles of rubble as they searched for bodies on Thursday.

4 killed as <em>flooding</em> hits Turkey's Black Sea coast

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4 killed as flooding hits Turkey's Black Sea coast

Flooding in Turkey has left at least 4 people dead and 11 missing, authorities said on Sunday.

Egypt woos Libya tribes amid threat of intervention

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Egypt woos Libya tribes amid threat of intervention

If it were to wade into the battlefield, Cairo hopes the alliances would allow it to counter Turkey's presence in Libya, while reducing ...

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Beirut identifies its dead, judge named to lead probe

As rescue workers uncover remains of firefighters killed in the blast that rocked Lebanon's capital Beirut, a judge was appointed to lead the investigation into the disaster.

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Yemen in Focus: Ceasefire can save at-risk heritage sites

This week we focus on the risks of damage to Yemen's historical heritage sites after weeks of torrential rain.

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More than 170 dead in Yemen floods

The flash floods have dealt a new blow to the war torn country.

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Hundreds killed as disastrous floods ravage war-torn Yemen

Floods across Yemen have left thousands of people homeless and destroyed homes country's iconic historic Old Sanaa city.

Lebanese mobilise to clean up Beirut after deadly blast

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Lebanese mobilise to clean up Beirut after deadly blast

Beirut residents are taking matters into their own hands by cleaning up the mess caused by a blast that has been compared to Hiroshima.

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Sudan floods kill 10, wreck 3,300 homes: civil defence

More than 50,000 people have been affected by the flooding, according to the UN.

Floods affect more than 50,000 in Sudan: UN

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Floods affect more than 50,000 in Sudan: UN

The United Nations said thousands of people have been impacted by flooding across Sudan in just one week.

Yemen floods leave 17 dead, including 8 children

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Yemen floods leave 17 dead, including 8 children

Yemen's government and Houthi rebels have made separate appeals called on the UN to help those effected by the floods after 17 were reported ...

Five killed in Sudan floods: interior minister

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Five killed in Sudan floods: interior minister

Nearly 3,500 houses were affected by floods caused by heavy rains on Friday and Saturday.

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