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World - Region
8/14/2021 7:18:01 PM
The government has blamed arsonists and a blistering heatwave for dozens of blazes that have raged across the country's north since Monday and criticized authorities for failing to prepare for the annual phenomenon

World - International
8/13/2021 4:49:37 PM
Greece's fire department said four water-dropping aircraft and six helicopters were sent to control the new fire in central Evia, along with 23 firefighters and 10 vehicles

World - Region
8/12/2021 7:44:36 PM
Blazes raged across northern Algeria on Thursday as the country observed a national day of mourning for dozens of people killed in the latest wildfires to sweep the Mediterranean

World - International
8/11/2021 8:15:05 PM
The spread of the blazes has been largely halted, officials said, but fronts still burned on the large island of Evia and in Greece's southern Peloponnese region, where several homes were on fire, according to state ERT TV

World - Region
8/10/2021 9:46:00 PM
Algeria is the latest Mediterranean country to be hit by wildfires, after blazes hit Greece, Turkey and

Egypt - Politics
7/31/2021 6:54:20 PM
Firefighters have been battling blazes since Wednesday after the evacuation of dozens of villages and some hotels

World - Region
7/13/2021 6:34:45 PM
The tragedy cast a spotlight on what many have decried as widespread negligence and mismanagement in Iraq's hospitals after decades of war and sanctions

World - International
7/11/2021 10:59:51 AM
Holidaymakers and locals were among 500 people who fled Niborio village on Evia island after a large blaze ripped through a forest on Saturday

World - International
7/10/2021 4:41:31 PM
Police in Bangladesh arrested eight people Saturday on murder charges in connection with a factory fire that killed at least 52 people, many of whom were trapped inside by an illegally locked door, a senior police official said

World - International
7/4/2021 12:34:57 PM
"It is a tragedy," President Nicos Anastasiades said in a tweet, adding that it is "the largest fire since 1974" when the island was divided after Turkey occupied its northern third

World - Region
6/3/2021 10:06:58 AM
The blaze came the same day a fire struck the largest warship in the Iranian navy, which later sank in the Gulf of Oman

World - Region
6/2/2021 6:47:03 PM
More than an hour after the blaze started, leaping flames and thick clouds of black smoke could be seen reaching high into the sky from far across Tehran

World - Region
5/10/2021 7:54:13 PM
The cause of the blaze at the third holiest site in Islam could not immediately be confirmed

World - Africa
4/19/2021 11:11:25 AM
The fire started early Sunday morning on the slopes of Devils' Peak, another part of Cape Town's mountainous backdrop, forcing University of Cape Town students to evacuate residences

World - Region
3/16/2021 2:20:00 PM
Scores of migrants burned to death in Yemen on March 7, after Houthi security forces launched unidentified projectiles into an immigration detention centre in Sanaa, causing a fire, HRW said

Egypt - Politics
3/11/2021 3:20:00 PM
Preliminary inspection suggests that a gas leak from chemical materials might have caused an explosion leading to the eruption of the deadly blaze

World - Region
3/10/2021 11:36:37 AM
The Sunday blaze at an overcrowed holding facility in Sanaa killed an unconfirmed number of migrants and injured more than 170, over half of them seriously, the International Organization for Migration said

Al-Ahram Weekly - Entre nous
11/3/2020 11:07:21 PM

World - Region
10/12/2020 3:42:41 PM
Blazes broke out Friday in the provinces of Homs, Tartus and Latakia, destroying over 9,000 hectares of agricultural and forested land

World - International
9/14/2020 9:50:20 AM
The history-making blazes have now burned through nearly five million acres (two million hectares) across the US West, torching an area roughly the size of the state of New Jersey, with fears the death toll may rise

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