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Egyptian prosecutors find gross negligence behind train crash | Middle East News

Egyptian prosecutors say they found gross negligence by railway employees to be behind a deadly train crash that caused public…

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Latin America

Egypt sentences Muslim Brotherhood leader to life in prison | Muslim Brotherhood News

Court finds Mahmoud Ezzat, acting supreme guide of the country’s oldest Islamist organisation, guilty of ‘terror’ acts. A senior leader…

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Africa

Egypt’s el-Sisi warns ‘all options open’ after dam talks fail | Abdel Fattah el-Sisi News

Latest round of negotiations between Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia concluded on with no resolution to long-running disputes about GERD. Egyptian…

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Asia

Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia talks over Nile dam fail | Infrastructure News

The latest round of talks between Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) have ended with…

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Middle East

US says ex-Egypt PM had diplomatic immunity from lawsuit: Report | Courts News

Egyptian-American Mohamed Soltan filed a US lawsuit against Hazem el-Beblawi alleging involvement in torture in Egypt. The Biden administration has…

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Middle East

In Pictures: Egyptian mummies paraded through Cairo | Middle East News

Egypt held a spectacular parade to celebrate the transport of 22 of its royal mummies through the capital, Cairo, to…

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Latin America

US, Arab nations back Jordan’s King Abdullah amid security probe | Arab League News

Jordan’s security forces have arrested several high profile figures as part of a continuing security investigation, and warned former Crown…

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Middle East

Egypt puts on a show as it moves royal mummies to new home | Arts and Culture News

Egypt has held a spectacular parade to celebrate the transport of 22 of its ancient royal mummies through the capital,…

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Africa

Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan launch new Nile dam talks in DRC | Egypt News

The African Union is mediating the three-day talks in Kinshasa as dispute between the three countries drags on. A new…

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Middle East

Suez Canal shipping backlog to end on Saturday: Canal authority | Shipping News

Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority said 85 ships expected to pass the canal from both sides on Saturday. The…

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Middle East

Egypt: 22 mummies move to new museum in grand parade | Arts and Culture News

The convoy will move 18 kings and four queens from the Egyptian Museum to the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization. A grand parade will see 22…

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Global gender gap, Biden’s big bet and a ship’s worth of memes | Business and Economy News

It was the mistake seen ’round the world (and from space): Ever Given’s not-so-graceful turn in the Suez Canal upended…

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Latin America

DR Congo to host talks on controversial Ethiopia dam | Democratic Republic of the Congo News

Foreign ministers from Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan will meet in Kinshasa from Saturday for 3-day talks on Grand Renaissance Dam.…

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Middle East

Will Egypt attack Ethiopia?

Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has threatened Ethiopia as it insists on filling a controversial Nile dam. Credit

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Latin America

Lead investigator in Suez Canal blockage probe boards ship | Shipping News

Investigator says his team would examine the seaworthiness of the ship and its captain’s actions to help determine what caused…

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Latin America

Egypt’s Sisi warns Ethiopia dam risks ‘unimaginable instability’ | Business and Economy News

Dam construction on the Blue Nile close to Ethiopia’s border with Sudan has heightened regional tensions. President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi…

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Asia

Israel reopens Taba border crossing with Egypt | Coronavirus pandemic News

The crossing was completely sealed off in March last year to control the spread of coronavirus. Israel has reopened the…

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Asia

Suez crisis creates winners and losers in the global supply chain | Business and Economy News

Piraeus, Greece – For someone who was losing $30,000 a day, Greek shipowner Yiorgos Gourdomihalis sounds very sanguine. Hours before…

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Africa

Investigation under way into Suez Canal blockage | Middle East News

Experts seek to investigate what caused the Ever Given’s grounding, which shook the global shipping industry. Experts have boarded the…

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Middle East

Can another Suez Canal blockage be avoided?

Salvage crews refloat container vessel stuck on major shipping route. Credit

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Middle East

Traffic in Suez Canal resumes after stranded ship refloated | Business and Economy News

Shipping traffic through Egypt’s Suez Canal resumed on Monday after a giant container ship that had been blocking the busy…

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Asia

Egypt makes arrests over fatal train crash in Sohag: Prosecutor | Middle East News

Two drivers and their two assistants among the eight arrested in connection with train collision that killed 18 people last…

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Europe

Ever Given partially refloated in Suez Canal: Live news | International Trade News

The giant container ship has been stuck for a week, blocking one of the world’s busiest waterways. Egypt’s Suez Canal…

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Europe

Asian shares head higher, oil falls as Suez Canal ship re-floated | Energy News

Salvage teams have freed a container ship stuck in the crucial waterway since last week, blocking hundreds of vessels. Asian…

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Latin America

Stranded Ever Given back afloat in Suez Canal: Reports | International Trade News

DEVELOPING STORY The giant container ship has been stuck for a week, blocking one of the world’s busiest waterways. The…

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Africa

Tugs, dredgers continue work to refloat ship blocking Suez Canal | Abdel Fattah el-Sisi News

Suez Canal salvage teams were alternating between dredging and tugging on Sunday to dislodge a massive container ship blocking the…

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Europe

Egypt revises death toll from train crash to 19 | Middle East News

Egypt has begun to bury the dead from a train collision that killed at least 19 people and injured 185,…

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Latin America

Building collapse in Egypt’s Cairo leaves several dead | Middle East News

Rescue workers search for survivors trapped under the rubble of an apartment block in the el-Salam neighbourhood. At least five…

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Latin America

Egypt: Plan made to use tide to refloat ship blocking Suez Canal | Business and Economy News

The Japanese company that owns the giant container ship stuck sideways across Egypt’s Suez Canal said an attempt will be…

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Europe

How will the Suez Canal blockage disrupt global trade?

Experts fear it could take weeks to dislodge container vessel stuck in major shipping lane. Aj Europe

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Middle East

Maritime traffic jam grows outside blocked Suez Canal | Business and Economy News

A maritime traffic jam burgeoned to more than 200 vessels on Friday outside the Suez Canal as dredgers worked frantically…

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Africa

Rerouting: Suez Canal jam sends ripple through global trade | International Trade News

An abrupt starboard turn in the Atlantic Ocean is the perfect illustration of the trade disruption caused by the blockage…

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Latin America

Fed-up employees, NFT land grab, and Prince Harry’s unicorn | Automotive Industry News

It’s Friday, and that means you have officially made it through another week of the COVID-19 pandemic. If you’ve got…

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Latin America

Dislodging Suez Canal ship said to need at least a week | International Trade News

Efforts to dislodge the massive Ever Given container vessel blocking the Suez Canal will take until at least next Wednesday,…

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Latin America

Egypt races to dislodge massive ship blocking Suez Canal: Live | International Trade News

A giant container ship remained stuck sideways on Friday in Egypt’s Suez Canal, as authorities race to free the vessel…

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Latin America

Africa-bound: Ships set for costly detour amid Suez blockage | International Trade News

Ships are beginning costly and time-consuming detours around Africa with the Suez Canal still blocked by a massive container vessel,…

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Europe

‘Beached whale’ ship could block Suez Canal for weeks | Middle East News

One of the largest container ships in the world blocking the Suez Canal like a “beached whale” may take weeks…

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Asia

Suez Canal suspends traffic as ship stuck like ‘beached whale’ | Middle East News

A container ship blocking the Suez Canal like a “beached whale” sent new shockwaves through global trade on Thursday as officials stopped…

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Latin America

Ship blocking Suez Canal prompts flood of memes | Shipping News

Days into the saga, Twitter users decided the vessel blockage was the perfect encapsulation of the past two years. It…

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Europe

Suez Canal blockage halts $9.6bn a day of ship traffic | International Trade News

A back-of-the-envelope calculation shows there’s about $9.6 billion worth of daily marine traffic halted by the massive container vessel that…

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Latin America

Cargo ship stuck in Egypt’s Suez Canal affects shipping worldwide (PHOTO)

  Efforts to free the ship using dredgers have yet to push the container vessel free, affecting billions of dollars…

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Latin America

Five things to know about the Suez Canal gridlock | Shipping News

The Suez Canal, which handles about 10 percent of international maritime trade, was blocked by container ship, causing a traffic…

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Africa

Suez Canal blocked by massive container ship Ever Given: Live | International Trade News

A cargo container ship that is among the largest in the world has turned sideways and blocked all traffic in…

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Middle East

Egypt’s Suez Canal: A history of the key route | Middle East News

Here is a look back at stages in the enlargement of the key waterway for international maritime trade. Egypt’s Suez…

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