Tag Archives: Middle East

Experts examine the bottom of a large ship stuck in the Suez

Cairo (AP) – Divers searched the bottom of a massive container vessel that blocked the Suez Canal, causing minor damage to the bow but not enough to get it out of service, officials said Wednesday. The dives were part of an ongoing investigation into why the crucial artery of global …

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Train crash kills at least 32 in southern Egypt

TAHTA, Egypt (AP) – Two trains crashed in southern Egypt on Friday, killing at least 32 people and injuring 165, officials said, citing a series of fatal accidents on the country’s troubled railways. Someone apparently activated the emergency brakes in the passenger train, and it was later overturned by another …

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