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  1. News - World - EGYPT

    Train ploughs into Egyptian wedding party bus on crossing, killing 24

    Posted Nov 19th 2013, 03:19am by AP

    ... ago, a train crashed into a bus, killing 51 children travelling to school in the governorate of Assiut, 320 kilometres south of Cairo. The transport minister and the head of the railways ...

  2. News - World - EGYPT

    Gunmen kill three people outside Coptic Christian church in Cairo

    Posted Oct 21st 2013, 09:57am by Agence France-Presse in Cairo

    ... for six to 10 per cent of Egypt’s 85 million people, have come under attack mainly in the provinces of Minya and Assiut in central Egypt. On October 9 London-based Amnesty International said ...

  3. News - World - EGYPT

    Train carrying army recruits derails in Egypt, 19 killed

    Posted Jan 15th 2013, 10:51am

    ... Assiut to Cairo. Roy Hamad Gaafar, a survivor, said he was on board when the last two carriages detached from the rest and derailed. “I saw my colleagues’ body parts strewn on the tracks,” he ...

  4. News - World - EGYPT

    Egypt seethes under curfew after hundreds killed in crackdown

    Posted Aug 15th 2013, 12:01am by Reuters

    ... and state media said. Churches were attacked in the Nile Valley towns of Minya, Sohag and Assiut, where Christians escaped across the roof into a neighbouring building after a mob surrounded ... Islamist supporters of the ousted president. Violence rippled out from Cairo, with Mursi supporters and security forces clashing in the cities of Alexandria, Minya, Assiut, Fayoum and Suez ...

  5. News - World - EGYPT

    Egypt's Mursi defiant in first court appearance since ouster by military

    Posted Nov 04th 2013, 02:16pm by AP

    ... city of Assiut. ...

  6. News - World

    Four killed in Egypt as clashes rock Cairo

    Posted Oct 05th 2013, 01:14pm by Agence France-Presse in Cairo

    ... Agence France-Presse in Cairo Four people died in fierce clashes that erupted in Cairo Friday when Islamist supporters of former Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi protested against the military that ousted him.  Fighting also broke out after weekly Muslim prayers in Alexandria and the Upper Egypt province of Assiut as Islamists took to the streets protesting Morsi’s July 3 ouster ...

  7. News - World - EGYPT

    Supporters of ousted Egyptian president Mohammed Mursi defiant

    Posted Jul 06th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Thousands of Islamists took to the streets of Alexandria and Assiut to join protests. Speaking to the supporters at a Cairo rally, the leader of Brotherhood, Mohamed Badie, said protesters ...

  8. News - World - EGYPT

    Death toll soars to 638 in Egyptian violence

    Posted Aug 16th 2013, 09:43am by Associated Press in Cairo

    ... Attempts to storm police stations in the southern city of Assiut and northern Sinai city of el-Arish left at least six policemen dead and others injured. Video: an armoured Egyptian state security ...

  9. News - World - EGYPT

    Egypt divided after overthrow of Mursi by military

    Posted Jul 05th 2013, 12:00am by WASHINGTON POST

    ... and threw stones at a church in the nearby city of Deir Mawas, while police fired tear gas at them. Police and armed Mursi supporters also battled in the southern city of Assiut, an Islamist ...



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