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August 12, 2017 9:36 AM Egypt train crash kills dozens, injures over 100 people

CAIRO (Reuters) - Two trains collided in Egypt's coastal city of Alexandria on Friday killing 42 people and injuring 133 others, the health ministry said. A witness said the trains rose into the air "forming a pyramid" as they slammed into each other just outside a suburban station in the Mediterranean port city. President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi ordered 9

August 12, 2017 12:20 AM Dozens killed in Alexandria train collision

Footage broadcast on state TV shows medics moving dead and injured to ambulances in coastal city of Alexandria. At least 42 people have been killed and dozens more injured in a train collision in Egypt's coastal city of Alexandria, the country's health ministry said. State news agency MENA reported that two trains were involved in Friday's accident 6

August 11, 2017 4:54 PM Egypt train crash kills 37, injures 123 people

CAIRO (Reuters) - Two trains collided in Egypt's coastal city of Alexandria on Friday killing 37 people and injuring 123 others, the health ministry said. One eyewitness said the two trains mounted into the air "forming a pyramid" after they slammed into each other at a suburban station on the edge of the Mediterranean port city. President Abdel Fattah 6

August 11, 2017 4:47 PM Train collision in northern Egypt kills at least 36

Egyptian security forces stand guard at the site of a train collision in the area of Khorshid, in Egypts Mediterranean city of Alexandria, on August 11, 2017. At least 36 people were killed as two trains collided outside of Alexandria, in one of the deadliest in a string of such accidents in Egypt, the health ministry said. Paramedics evacuate a victim 8

August 10, 2017 11:52 AM The Finance 202: Stock market to Trump: 'Fire and fury' is 'fire and forget'

This file photo distributed by the North Korean government shows what was said to be the launch of a Hwasong-14 intercontinental ballistic missile. (Korea News Service via AP) Investors started Wednesday by flinching at the specter of nuclear conflagration with North Korea. By the market close, they had largely shrugged off the fear, trading as if the threat 1

May 26, 2017 8:06 PM Egypt hits 'jihadist camps' after attack on Coptic Christians

Egyptian forces have struck "terrorist training camps" in retaliation for an attack on Coptic Christians, President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi says. State media say six strikes hit the town of Derna in neighbouring Libya. Gunmen earlier attacked a bus carrying worshippers in central Egypt, killing at least 28 people and wounding 25 others. President Sisi said he would 3

May 26, 2017 5:04 AM Jared Kushner now a focus in Russia investigation

Investigators are focusing on a series of meetings held by Jared Kushner, President Trump’s son-in-law and an influential White House adviser, as part of their probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 election and related matters, according to people familiar with the investigation. Kushner, who held meetings in December with the Russian ambassador and a banker 12

April 27, 2017 6:00 AM Pope to boost Muslim ties on security-tight Egypt trip

Vatican City - Pope Francis heads to Egypt on Friday to bolster relations with Muslims and show solidarity with the largest Christian community in the Middle East following devastating attacks. Security will be high for the Cairo visit after two bombings in Coptic churches earlier this month that killed 45 people, with the country currently observing 5

April 16, 2017 1:51 AM Despite Bombings, Egypt’s Martyred Christian Church Celebrates Easter

Targeted for slaughter by the so-called Islamic State, poorly protected by the Sisi government, Egypt’s Copts are struggling to survive in their ancient homeland. TANTA, Egypt—Minutes before the explosion tore through Mar Girgis Church here, David, a 16-year-old altar server, ducked behind a chair to hide his face from a camera. The clergy liked to film the Palm Sunday 4

April 15, 2017 11:56 PM Amid reminders of bloodshed and oppression across the Middle East, beleaguered Christians celebrate Easter

On the eve of Christianity’s holiest day, Coptic Christian families filed past armed guards and a metal detector to the chapel beside St. Mark’s Cathedral, where 29 of their loved ones were killed by an Islamic State suicide bomb attack before Christmas. The marble columns still bear large pockmarks gouged out by the explosion. A week earlier, Islamic 3