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4,400-year-old priest’s tomb uncovered in Egypt

A private tomb thought to be more than 4,000 years and built for a senior official from the 5th dynasty of pharaohs has been...

Manchester Arena to open doors for first time since terror attack

The Manchester Arena will reopen for the first time since the terror attack with a benefit concert to honour those killed in the bombing. Arena...

Egypt’s deadliest train crash in 11 years claims at least 40 lives

Two passenger trains have collided just outside Egypt's Mediterranean port city of Alexandria, killing at least 40 people and injuring more than 100. It is...

Arab nations sever ties with Qatar as Gulf rift deepens

Four Arab nations have cut diplomatic ties to Qatar, further deepening a rift between Gulf Arab nations over the country's support for Islamist groups....

Amnesty calls new law in Egypt a death sentence for human rights groups

A new law ratified by Egypt's president that imposes harsh restrictions on non-governmental organisations could be a "death sentence" for human rights groups in...

Egypt strikes back after gunmen kill 28 Coptic Christians in bus attack

Egypt's government forces have struck bases in which militants who waged a deadly attack against Christians have been trained. President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi said fighter jets...

Egyptian Christians bury bomb attack victims as state of emergency takes effect

Egyptian Christians have buried their dead a day after suicide bombers from the so-called 'Islamic State' group killed at least 45 people in co-ordinated...

Egyptian president declares state of emergency after bomb attacks on churches

Egyptian president Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi has declared a state of emergency for three months after two suicide bombings killed scores of Christians in two church...

Islamic State claim attacks that killed 37 in Egyptian churches

Latest: IS has claimed the attacks via its Aamaq news agency, after having recently warned that it would step up attacks on Egypt's Christians. The...

Massive statue of Ramses II unearthed in Egypt

Archaeologists in Egypt have discovered a massive statue in a Cairo slum which is thought to be of Pharaoh Ramses II, one of the...

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Footage captures moment huge blast rocked Beirut injuring more than 2,500

A massive explosion has rocked central Beirut, damaging buildings and blowing out windows and doors as a giant mushroom cloud rose above the capital...

Rafael Nadal withdraws from US Open over coronavirus concerns

Defending champion Rafael Nadal has pulled out of the US Open citing concerns over coronavirus. The four-time winner at Flushing Meadows does not want to...

A billion students worldwide affected by Covid-19 lockdowns, UN says

The United Nations chief has said the coronavirus pandemic has led to the largest disruption of education in history. School closures in more than 160...

EasyJet increases summer flights to meet demand

EasyJet has said it is operating more flights than previously planned due to demand exceeding expectations. The airline is expanding its schedule to 40 per...

Many injuries and widespread damage reported in huge Beirut explosion

Massive explosions rocked central Beirut, flattening much of the port, damaging buildings and blowing out windows and doors as a giant mushroom cloud rose...
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