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Al-Ahram Weekly - Heritage
11/26/2022 10:43:00 AM
The discovery of Tutankhamun’s tomb 100 years ago stirred worldwide curiosity, with Tutmania later taking the world by storm.

World Cup 2022 - News
11/15/2022 6:11:00 PM
Facing a storm of European criticism ahead of the start of the World Cup, Qatar on Tuesday stepped up its diplomatic and media riposte which has included threatening "legal" action to defend its name.

World - International
11/1/2022 7:50:55 PM
A major search and rescue operation was underway Tuesday for dozens of migrants reported missing after the overloaded sailing boat they were on capsized and sank in stormy weather overnight off an island near the Greek capital, authorities said.

World - International
10/31/2022 11:23:09 AM
Philippine rescuers on Monday waded through thigh-deep mud using long pieces of wood to search for bodies buried by a landslide, as the death toll from a powerful storm rose to 98.

World - International
10/30/2022 10:41:03 AM
Emergency workers scrambled to rescue residents trapped by floods in and around the Philippine capital on Sunday as Tropical Storm Nalgae swept out of the country after killing at least 48 people.

World - Africa
10/23/2022 5:19:26 PM
Gunmen stormed a hotel in the centre of the Somali port city of Kismayo Sunday, shortly after an explosives-packed car exploded at the hotel's gates, police said.

COP27 - Climate change
10/22/2022 9:25:24 PM
Hurricane Roslyn strengthened to a major Category 4 storm on Saturday as it approached Mexico's Pacific coast, the US National Hurricane Center said, warning of potentially damaging winds, dangerous storm surge and flash flooding.

World - Region
10/20/2022 7:19:57 PM
Israeli settlers stormed on Wednesday evening Huwara, a Palestinian town in the north of the occupied West Bank near the city of Nablus, throwing stones at Palestinian cars and also pepper-spraying Israeli army soldiers who got in the way.

Business - Economy
10/14/2022 2:15:08 PM
UK finance minister Kwasi Kwarteng dashed home Friday from Washington for crisis talks with Prime Minister Liz Truss, with both their jobs on the line as their budget plans unravel.

War in Ukraine - Military
10/7/2022 6:05:06 PM
As he turns 70 on Friday, Russian President Vladimir Putin finds himself in the eye of a storm of his own making: His army is suffering humiliating defeats in Ukraine. Hundreds of thousands of Russians are fleeing his mobilization order, and his top lieutenants are publicly insulting military leaders.

World - International
10/1/2022 8:12:34 PM
Shocked Florida communities counted their dead Saturday as the full scale of the devastation came into focus, two days after Hurricane Ian tore into the coastline as one of the most powerful storms ever to hit the United States.

World - Region
9/28/2022 5:46:35 PM
Supporters of Iraq's influential Shia cleric Muqtada al-Sadr again stormed Baghdad's Green Zone government area Wednesday as the Iraqi parliament held session on the resignation of its speaker.

World - International
9/25/2022 2:33:45 PM
A powerful typhoon shifted and abruptly gained strength in an ``explosive intensification'' Sunday as it blew closer to the northeastern Philippines, prompting evacuations from high-risk villages and even the capital, which could be sideswiped by the storm, officials said.

World - International
9/25/2022 11:54:26 AM
Gov. Ron DeSantis declared a state of emergency for all of Florida on Saturday as Tropical Storm Ian gained strength over the Caribbean and was forecast to become a major hurricane soon on a track toward the state.

World - International
9/24/2022 5:43:21 PM
NASA has called off the scheduled Tuesday launch of its historic uncrewed mission to the Moon due to a tropical storm that is forecast to strengthen as it approaches Florida.

World - International
9/23/2022 4:05:33 PM
The U.N. food chief warned Thursday that the world is facing ``a perfect storm on top of a perfect storm'' and urged donors, particularly Gulf nations and billionaires, to give a few days of profits to tackle a crisis with the fertilizer supply right now and prevent widespread food shortages next year.

World - International
9/20/2022 10:44:31 AM
A strengthening Hurricane Fiona barreled toward the Turks and Caicos Islands on Tuesday as it threatened to strengthen into a Category 3 storm, prompting the government to impose a curfew.

World - International
9/18/2022 5:29:55 PM
Fiona strengthened into a hurricane Sunday as it bore down on Puerto Rico, where people braced for severe wind and torrential rains., and nearly five years have gone by since Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico, and no one has offered Jetsabel Osorio Chevere's family a plastic tarp or zinc panels to replace the roof that the Category 4 storm ripped off the two-story home in an impoverished corner in the north coast town of Loiza.

World - Region
9/16/2022 10:00:00 PM
Lebanese depositors, including one armed with a hunting rifle, broke into at least five banks on Friday to demand their trapped savings, a sign of growing chaos in the small Mediterranean nation amid a historic economic meltdown.

World - Region
9/16/2022 7:01:04 PM
Five Lebanese banks were stormed Friday by depositors seeking to unlock frozen savings, the latest in a string of such "heists" in the crisis-hit country that have garnered wide public support.

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