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2006-01-31 04:09:46

CAIRO (Reuters) - Fourteen people from Hong Kong were killed and 30 injured on Tuesday when a tourist bus overturned on a bend in the Safaga-Hurghada road on Egypt's Red Sea coast, a security source said.

2005-09-29 08:09:13

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egyptian police in the Sinai peninsula have shot dead two men suspected of organizing bombings which killed 67 people in the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh in July, the Interior Ministry said on Thursday.

2005-09-28 10:57:25

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egyptian police in the Sinai peninsula shot dead on Wednesday one of the men suspected in the bombings which killed 67 people in the resort of Sharm el-Sheikh in July, the Interior Ministry said in a statement.

2005-09-04 10:15:48

By Jonathan Wright CAIRO (Reuters) - An investigation into attacks that killed 98 people in Sharm el-Sheikh and other Sinai resorts in the past year showed no links between the bombers and outside groups, Egypt's prime minister said on Sunday.

2005-08-27 09:05:40

ISMAILIA, Egypt (Reuters) - A land mine damaged an Egyptian police vehicle in northern Sinai on Saturday, injuring a police colonel and a civilian helping police track the group suspected of seven bombings in the area, a security source said.

2005-08-23 05:22:21

By Camilla Hall CAIRO (Reuters) - Frightened tourists have been slow to return to Egypt's south Sinai since bombs killed more than 64 people in the resort of Sharm el-Sheikh last month, dragging the regional economy into the doldrums, hoteliers said on Tuesday.

2005-08-13 16:52:30

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egyptian security forces have arrested three suspected members of cell involved in the July bombings in the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh that killed at least 64 people, the al-Ahram daily said on Sunday.

2005-07-27 08:55:42

By Cynthia Johnston SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (Reuters) - Egyptian police have taken DNA samples from four Sinai families as they search for the bombers who killed at least 64 people in the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, security sources said on Wednesday.

2005-07-27 06:14:08

By Cynthia Johnston SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (Reuters) - Egyptian police have taken DNA samples from four Sinai families as they search for the bombers who killed at least 64 people in the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, security sources said Wednesday.

2005-07-27 04:16:00

By Cynthia Johnston SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (Reuters) - Egyptian police have taken DNA samples from four Sinai families as they search for the bombers who killed at least 64 people in the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, security sources said on Wednesday.


Word of the Day
dittany
  • An aromatic woolly plant (Origanum dictamnus) native to Crete, formerly believed to have magical powers.
The word 'dittany' may come from the name of Mount Diktē in Crete, where it was supposed to grow.
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