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2006-08-31 10:14:48

By Aziz Kaissouni CAIRO (Reuters) - Nobel Prize-winning author Naguib Mahfouz was given a state funeral on Thursday but the everyday Egyptians his novels depicted were kept out of sight by heavy security.

2006-08-30 06:46:18

By Summer Said CAIRO (Reuters) - Egyptian novelist Naguib Mahfouz, the only writer in Arabic to win the Nobel Prize for literature, died on Wednesday in Cairo aged 94, doctors said.

2006-08-30 02:41:25

By Summer Said CAIRO (Reuters) - Naguib Mahfouz, winner of the 1988 Nobel prize for literature and best known for his Cairo Trilogy, died on Wednesday in Egypt after suffering from a bleeding ulcer, doctors at an interior ministry hospital said.

2006-08-25 09:03:01

By Summer Said CAIRO (Reuters) - A massive statue of one of Egypt's greatest pharaohs, Ramses II, rolled through the streets of Cairo to a new home near the Pyramids on Friday to escape the corrosive pollution of its former spot in a crowded transit hub.

2006-08-21 06:34:05

By Aziz El-Kaissouni QALYOUB, Egypt (Reuters) - A train crash killed and injured dozens of people in a Nile Delta town north of Cairo on Monday in Egypt's worst rail disaster for four years. Casualty figures varied widely. Egypt's health minister put the toll at 58 dead and 143 injured.

2006-08-21 05:01:31

By Aziz El-Kaissouni QALYOUB, Egypt (Reuters) - A train crash killed scores of people and injured more than twice as many on Monday in a Nile Delta town north of Cairo, in the worst rail disaster in Egypt since 2002. Early casualty figures varied widely.

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 03:26:08

By Aziz El-Kaissouni QALYOUB, Egypt (Reuters) - Two Egyptian trains collided on Monday, killing up to 80 people and injuring twice that number in a Nile Delta town north of Cairo, a security source said. Early casualty figures varied widely.


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definiens
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