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Al-Ahram Weekly - World
11/19/2021 11:32:00 AM
Conflicts in Ethiopia may spill over into neighbouring countries, threatening a regional catastrophe of huge proportions

World - International
11/1/2021 8:16:59 PM
President Joe Biden told a UN summit on Monday that actions taken this decade to contain climate change would be decisive in preventing future generations from suffering, declaring that ``none of us can escape the worst that is yet to come if we fail to seize this moment.''

World - Region
10/21/2021 9:46:55 PM
Syria executed 24 people Thursday after charging them with igniting wildfires last year that left three people dead and burnt thousands of hectares (acres) of forests, the Justice Ministry said.

World - International
9/12/2021 7:31:48 PM
The thunderstorms dropped light rain to slightly dampen the drought-stricken north, fire officials said

World - International
9/12/2021 6:24:51 PM
Plan Infoca, the Andalusia region's agency in charge of firefighting efforts, described Sunday as a 'key day' for bringing the blaze under control

World - International
9/4/2021 8:35:08 PM
'The incident continues to look better and better every day,' Tim Burton, an operations chief with the California Department of Forestry and Fire Prevention, told firefighters at a Saturday briefing

World - International
9/2/2021 11:19:26 AM
Climate change has made the West much warmer and drier in the past 30 years and will continue to make weather more extreme and wildfires more frequent, destructive and unpredictable, scientists say

World - International
8/30/2021 10:33:07 AM
Flames churned through mountains just a few miles southwest of the Tahoe Basin, where thick smoke sent tourists packing at a time when summer vacations would usually be in full swing ahead of the Labor Day weekend

World - International
8/23/2021 3:35:23 PM
Scores of firefighters battled to contain two new wildfires in Greece on Monday, as winds fanned the blazes and forced several villages and neighbourhoods to be evacuated

World - International
8/18/2021 9:23:07 PM
Satellite imagery from Tuesday showed a giant plume of smoke from the Vilia fire extending south for hundreds of kilometers along the entire length of the Peloponnese

World - Region
8/18/2021 1:16:13 PM
The blazes have stretched the country's firefighting capabilities to the limit, leading the government to appeal for international help, including through a European Union emergency response system.

World - International
8/18/2021 10:06:25 AM
The Mediterranean basin has long faced seasonal wildfires linked to its dry and hot weather in the summer, but climate scientists warn they will become increasingly common because of man-made global warming

World - International
8/17/2021 6:37:58 PM
Intense heat and wildfires have also struck countries around southern Europe and North Africa in recent weeks, with fires killing at least 75 people in Algeria and 16 in Turkey

World - Region
8/17/2021 5:36:02 PM
Hundreds of wildfires have burned across Greece this month, fueled by the country's longest and most severe heat wave in decades that left its forests and shrubland bone dry.

World - Region
8/17/2021 5:13:26 PM
Hot, dry weather and short winters in recent years have left the wooded hills near Jerusalem especially prone to wildfires. The blaze that began Sunday has cloaked Jerusalem in a pall of thick black smoke.

World - International
8/16/2021 9:47:25 PM
Smoke also drove air pollution levels to unhealthy or very unhealthy levels in parts of Northern California, Oregon and Idaho

World - Region
8/16/2021 6:30:45 PM
Fires have flared this summer around the Mediterranean basin, including in Greece, Turkey, Algeria, and Morocco

World - Region
8/16/2021 4:53:54 PM
The government has blamed arsonists and a blistering heatwave for the dozens of blazes

World - International
8/16/2021 2:40:16 PM
Three settlements in the area were ordered evacuated, while the fire department sent dozens of firefighters, as well as six water-dropping planes and four helicopters. Local officials appealed to people not to approach the area

Egypt - Politics
8/16/2021 11:37:51 AM
In a phone call with Lamamra, Shoukry re-extended Egypt’s condolences to Algeria and its people

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