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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. The crash came two weeks after two commuter trains collided in the country's Nile Delta, killing 58 people in Egypt's worst rail disaster in four years.

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. About 25 ambulances rushed to the crash site, along with 1,000 people anxious for news of relatives who may have been injured or killed, a witness said, adding that damage to the trains was extensive. The accident took place at about 7.30 a.m. local time near the town of Qalyoub, about 20 km (12 miles) north of...

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. local time near the town of Qalyoub, about 20 km (12 miles) north of Cairo, they said. One train collided into the rear of a stationary train, causing one of them to derail and overturn. Ambulances and rescue workers are on the way to the site, the sources...

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. local time (0400 GMT) near the town of Qalyoub, about 20 km (12 miles) north of Cairo, they said. One train collided into the rear of a stationary train, causing one of them to derail and overturn. Ambulances and rescue workers are on the way to the site,...

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. local time (0400 GMT) near the town of Qalyoub, about 20 km (12 miles) north of Cairo, they said. One of the trains derailed and overturned, one of the health ministry sources said. Ambulances and rescue workers are on the way to the site, the sources added.

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. But unlike many other films on such themes, Rached's one-hour documentary El-Banate Dol (Those Girls) finds many positive aspects in their marginal lives -- their freedom, their solidarity, their vitality and their capacity for love. "It's a film...

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. He was one of 14 people referred for trial by the public prosecutor this week for involvement in the two bombings and a shooting in April last year. The first bombing on April 7 in a Cairo bazaar popular with tourists killed the bomber, two...

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. "This is a guy collecting old stuff and this exploded while he was working on it. He is in hospital and not accused of anything. He's not even under police supervision," said the official, who asked not to be named. The...

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. They named him as Sami Gamal Ahmed, 33, who works at Qasr el-Ainy hospital in central Cairo.


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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