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Egypt - Foreign Affairs
9/20/2023 7:09:25 PM
Martin Griffiths, UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, praised Egypt's humanitarian response towards the affected areas in Libya following storm Daniel, according to an official statement by the foreign ministry.

World - Region
9/20/2023 2:15:38 PM
It was long past midnight when Abdel Moneim Awad al-Sheikh awoke to desperate screams from outside his home in the Libyan city of Derna, only to find his building engulfed by surging flood waters.

World - Region
9/19/2023 3:37:34 PM
In a Libyan hospital ward, trauma and grief mix with disbelief and anger among the survivors of the flood disaster that killed untold thousands in the devastated city of Derna.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
9/19/2023 2:38:00 PM
Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry and British Foreign Secretary James Cleverly discussed on Monday bilateral economic relations, the situation in Libya and Sudan, and preparations for the second session of the Egypt-UK Partnership Council as well as other issues.

World - Region
9/19/2023 1:18:45 PM
More than 100 Syrians, including entire families, died in flash flooding that killed thousands in Libya's eastern city of Derna last week, a war monitor said.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
9/18/2023 6:35:58 PM
Heavy equipment – including excavators, cranes, and electric generators – and other aid that were shipped aboard the Egyptian Navy’s Mistral carrier was unloaded on Sunday at Tobruk, in northeast Libya.

World - Region
9/18/2023 12:58:18 PM
UN agencies warned Monday that Libya's flood-stricken city of Derna, where thousands were killed a week ago, faces the threat of disease outbreaks that could bring "a second devastating crisis".

World - Region
9/18/2023 12:36:00 PM
Experts had long said that floods posed a significant danger to two dams meant to protect nearly 90,000 people in the northeast of Libya. They repeatedly called for immediate maintenance to the two structures, located just uphill from the coastal city of Derna. But successive governments in the chaos-stricken North African nation did not react.

World - Region
9/17/2023 8:57:00 PM
A week after a wall of water rushed through the Libyan coastal city of Derna, sweeping thousands to their deaths, the focus turned Sunday to caring for survivors of the disaster.

World - Region
9/17/2023 7:43:40 PM
Zahra el-Gerbi wasn't expecting much of a response to her online fundraiser, but she felt she had to do something after four of her relatives died in the flooding that decimated the eastern Libyan city of Derna. She put out a call for donations for those displaced by the deluge.

World - Region
9/16/2023 8:54:04 PM
Two dams that burst in a hurricane-strength storm, unleashing a wall of water that killed thousands in the Libyan port of Derna, had been cracked since 1998, an official said.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
9/16/2023 7:52:00 PM
Morocco and Libya are still counting the dead after the quake and storm shook the two African nations.

World - Region
9/16/2023 5:51:51 PM
A Syrian dentist, a confectioner who made mouthwatering Arabic sweets, a carpenter.

World - Region
9/16/2023 2:39:12 PM
Libyan authorities have opened an investigation into the collapse of two dams that caused a devastating flood in a coastal city as rescue teams searched for bodies on Saturday, nearly a week after the deluge killed more than 11,000 people.

World - Region
9/16/2023 9:57:13 AM
Aid groups have warned of growing risk posed by the spread of disease that could compound the humanitarian crisis in Libya, as hopes of finding more survivors fade days after deadly flooding.

World - Region
9/15/2023 12:48:22 PM
Flash flooding in east Libya caused by Storm Daniel tore through the coastal city of Derna, leaving nearly 4,000 people dead, 10,000 missing and entire neighbourhoods in ruins.

World - Region
9/15/2023 12:33:33 PM
Libyan authorities blocked civilians from entering the flood-stricken eastern city of Derna on Friday so search teams could look through the mud and wrecked buildings for 10,100 people still missing after the known toll rose to 11,300 dead.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
9/14/2023 11:24:36 PM
Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry and US Secretary of State Antony Blinken discussed in a phone call on Thursday responses to the recent humanitarian tragedy unfolding in Libya after Storm Daniel devastated massive parts in the east of the country and left thousands dead and missing.

World - Region
9/14/2023 10:03:18 PM
The flash flood that has killed thousands of people in Libya this week followed a "medicane", a rare but destructive weather phenomenon that scientists believe will intensify in a warming world.

World - International
9/14/2023 9:47:02 PM
The EU's border agency said Thursday over 114,000 irregular migrant crossings across the Mediterranean to Italy were detected between January and August, double the number in the same period in 2022.

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