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2006-09-04 15:04:21

CAIRO (Reuters) - An Egyptian passenger train and a freight train collided north of Cairo on Monday, causing casualties, security sources said. No further details were immediately available.

2006-08-21 02:22:12

CAIRO (Reuters) - A collision between two trains in a town in Egypt's Nile Delta killed 80 people and injured 163 on Monday, an Egyptian security source said. The accident took place at about 0430 GMT near the town of Qalyoub, about 20 km (12 miles) north of Cairo.

2006-08-21 02:06:11

CAIRO (Reuters) - A collision between two trains killed at least 20 people and injured 131 on Monday in a Nile Delta town north of Cairo, Egypt's state MENA news agency said.

2006-08-21 01:41:29

CAIRO (Reuters) - A collision between two trains killed at least 15 people and injured 70 on Monday in a Nile Delta town north of Cairo, initial reports from health and security sources said. The accident took place about 7 a.m.

2006-08-21 00:56:38

CAIRO (Reuters) - A collision between two trains killed at least 15 people and injured 70 on Monday in a Nile Delta town north of Cairo, initial reports from health and security sources said. The accident took place about 7 a.m.

2006-08-21 00:49:44

CAIRO (Reuters) - Two trains collided in the Nile Delta north of the Egyptian capital Cairo on Monday and there were many casualties, police and health ministry sources said. The accident took place about 7 a.m.

2006-07-23 20:39:34

By Jonathan Wright CAIRO (Reuters) - Film-maker Tahani Rached, returning to Egypt after almost 40 years in Canada, has revealed the hidden lives of girls who live, beg, cheat, sniff glue, pop pills and give birth on the streets of Cairo.

2006-03-11 04:33:44

CAIRO (Reuters) - Qatar has extradited to Egypt an Egyptian suspected of financing attacks on tourists in Cairo last year, an Interior Ministry official said on Saturday. The man was handed to Egyptian authorities on Friday, the source said.

2005-07-24 08:52:51

CAIRO (Reuters) - A man was seriously injured in an explosion in a southwestern suburb of Cairo on Sunday. Police sources said he was carrying a primitive nail bomb but a senior official said he was a junk dealer who had unwittingly brought home an old explosive device.

2005-07-24 07:44:17

CAIRO (Reuters) - A small bomb exploded in a southwestern suburb of Cairo on Sunday, seriously injuring the man who was carrying it, police sources said. The explosion, apparently from a primitive nail bomb, took place in the entrance to the man's apartment building, they said.


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  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.