Egypt furniture factory fire kills at least 25 people
At least 25 people have died in a fire at a furniture factory north of the Egyptian capital Cairo, officials say. A further 22 people suffered injuries from burns and smoke inhalation from the blaze in the city of Obour, media reports said. The fire is ...
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Egypt: Factory Fire Near Cairo Kills 25
New York Times
A fire that erupted Tuesday at a furniture factory east of Cairo killed 25 people and injured 22, Egypt's Health Ministry said. It appeared that the blaze in Obour started when a gas cylinder exploded, a security official said.
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Sekhemka statue export: Group wants Egypt government to make claim
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Will Sisi succeed in taking on Egypt's subsidies?
Global Risk Insights
To make Egypt a more attractive home for investment, President Sisi made tackling unsustainable food and energy subsidies a top priority. A year later, it is still unclear whether Sisi's government can follow through on reforms that have stymied ...
Rubio wants Kerry to up pressure on Egypt
The Hill (blog)
"We are troubled by recent developments in Egypt that suggest the country is not on a path to long-term sustainable security or political inclusion," the senators say in the letter. "We are also concerned that recent U.S. policy and assistance ...
Kerry heads for Egypt and the Gulf to discuss Iran deal, ISIS
2 for a session of the U.S.-Egypt Strategic Dialogue, a forum that "reaffirms the United States' longstanding and enduring partnership with Egypt," the State Department said on Monday. On Aug. 3 he will travel to Doha to meet with counterparts from the ...
Kerry Heads for Egypt, the Gulf to Discuss Iran Deal, ISIS