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Egypt - Foreign Affairs
5/21/2024 4:49:00 PM
A court Kalamata in southern Greece has dismissed on Tuesday charges against nine Egyptians who were accused of causing a migrant boat to capsize and sink off the coast of Greece in June 2023, resulting in the death of hundreds of people, Reuters reported.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
5/20/2024 12:54:00 PM
A roadmap to economic disaster is unfolding in the world today, hastening the demise of what remains of the post-World War II economic system, writes Mahmoud Mohieldin

Sports - World
5/9/2024 9:27:57 AM
Bayern Munich coach Thomas Tuchel slammed a late offside call, calling the decision an "absolute disaster" as Real Madrid eliminated his side in the Champions League semi-finals on Wednesday.

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
4/18/2024 11:06:30 PM
Under the theme "Disaster and Conflict Resilient Heritage - Preparedness, Response, and Recovery," countries worldwide commemorate the International Day for Monuments and Sites (IDMS), commonly known as World Heritage Day.

World - International
4/17/2024 4:30:39 PM
Around 70 people have been killed by heavy rains lashing Afghanistan over the past five days, the government's disaster management department said Wednesday.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Heritage
4/16/2024 7:56:49 PM
This year’s World Heritage Day is being celebrated under the theme of Disaster and Conflict Resilient Heritage – Preparedness, Response and Recovery, reports Nevine El-Aref

World - War in Sudan
4/15/2024 2:57:00 PM
Britain on Monday announced sanctions against businesses linked to the warring parties in Sudan, which is facing a major humanitarian disaster after a year of conflict.

World - Africa
4/8/2024 2:48:11 PM
Rescuers carried out search operations off the northern coast of Mozambique on Monday after a makeshift ferry boat carrying people fleeing a cholera outbreak capsized, killing at least 97.

World - Africa
4/3/2024 2:41:20 PM
Zimbabwe declared drought a national disaster on Wednesday, with President Emmerson Mnangagwa saying the country needed $2 billion in aid to help millions of people who are going hungry.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
3/28/2024 11:27:00 PM
The humanitarian disaster in Gaza may be forging new political realities, but it is unlikely to spare Rafah from an Israeli offensive.

World - War in Sudan
3/20/2024 7:08:46 PM
After nearly a year of war, Sudan is suffering one of the worst humanitarian crises in recent history, the United Nations warned Wednesday, slamming the international community for lack of action.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
3/12/2024 9:35:46 PM
EU foreign affairs chief Josep Borrell criticized the lack of aid entering Gaza as a "manmade" disaster on Tuesday, telling the UN Security Council that hunger was being used as a "war arm."

World - Region
3/5/2024 11:26:41 PM
The sinking of a bulk carrier off Yemen after a Houthi missile attack poses grave environmental risks as thousands of tonnes of fertilizer threaten to spill into the Red Sea, officials and experts warn.

World - Africa
2/29/2024 8:15:54 PM
Zambia declared drought a national disaster on Thursday with President Hakainde Hichilema saying the lack of rain has devastated the agricultural sector, affecting more than one million families.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
2/20/2024 11:26:45 PM
In recent weeks, Israel’s closest allies have finally started to make relatively reasonable statements in light of the undeniable horror of the humanitarian disaster in Gaza.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
2/13/2024 4:52:41 PM
China urged Israel on Tuesday to stop its military operation in the Gazan city of Rafah "as soon as possible", warning of a "serious humanitarian disaster" there if fighting did not stop.

World - Africa
1/24/2024 3:57:51 PM
More than 70 people have been killed after a tunnel collapsed at a Malian gold mining site last week, local sources told AFP Wednesday, the latest disaster in a region prone to mining accidents.

World - International
1/23/2024 1:55:10 PM
A magnitude 7.1 earthquake struck a sparsely populated part of China’s western Xinjiang region early Tuesday, killing three people and causing extensive damage in freezing cold weather, officials said. It was the latest in a series of temblors and natural disasters to hit the country's west.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
1/17/2024 5:10:32 PM
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday warned that a "full-fledged confrontation" between Israel and Lebanon would be a "total disaster" as fears of a wider regional confrontation mount amid Israel's siege and war on Gaza.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
12/19/2023 1:00:00 PM
With the rise in the number of climate-related disasters and extreme weather-related events, it is essential that the relevant actors come together to prepare for and mitigate their effects, writes Emad El-Din Adly

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