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Nadeen Ebrahim

Militants' bodies left to rot for years, in symbol of Libya's disarray

Jan 13 2022

MISRATA, Libya Hundreds of bodies of Islamic State fighters killed in battle years ago are rotting in food freezers outside a Libyan city while authorities work out what to do with them, a grim reminder of the disarray a failed election was meant to address.

"Don't worry," says jailed Egypt rights researcher as he is driven from court

Sep 28 2021

MANSOURA, Egypt (Reuters) -A jailed Egyptian human rights researcher told supporters on Tuesday not to worry, as he was driven away from a courtroom where he is standing trial in a "fake news" case that has resonated in Italy where he was based.

Ever Given container ship leaves Suez Canal 106 days after getting stuck

Jul 07 2021

ISMAILIA, Egypt (Reuters) -The Ever Given, one of the world's largest container ships, resumed its journey and left the Suez Canal on Wednesday, 106 days after becoming wedged across a southern section of the waterway for nearly a week and disrupting global trade. | Video

Amid dispute, Suez Canal blames ship's grounding on speed, rudder

May 27 2021

ISMAILIA, Egypt The container ship that got stuck in the Suez Canal in March was struggling to steer because of its high speed and the size of its rudder, and could have chosen not to enter the waterway in bad weather, the canal authority's head told Reuters.

Egypt's road building drive eases jams but leaves some unhappy

May 17 2021

CAIRO At weekends, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi is often driven out to a road construction site in Cairo where he is pictured surveying stretches of recently poured asphalt and being briefed by workers. | Video

Suez Canal may expand southern channel, chairman says

Apr 06 2021

ISMAILIA, Egypt (Reuters) -The Suez Canal Authority is considering expanding the southern section of the waterway where the container ship Ever Given became stranded, its chairman said on Tuesday.

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Suez Canal may expand southern channel, chairman says

Apr 06 2021

ISMAILIA, Egypt, April 6 The Suez Canal Authority is considering expanding the southern section of the waterway where the container ship Ever Given became stranded, its chairman said on Tuesday.

Suez Canal chairman says expansion to the south under consideration

Apr 06 2021

ISMAILIA, April 6 Suez Canal Chairman Osama Rabie told Reuters on Tuesday an expansion of the southern section of the waterway where the massive container ship Ever Given became stranded was under consideration.

Egyptian mummies paraded through Cairo on way to new museum

Apr 04 2021

CAIRO (Reuters) -A grand parade conveyed 22 ancient Egyptian royal mummies in special capsules across the capital Cairo on Saturday to a new museum home where they can be displayed in greater splendour. | Video

Suez Canal works to clear backlog as shipping convoys resume

Mar 30 2021

ISMAILIA, Egypt The Suez Canal expects 140 ships to pass on Tuesday after the freeing of a container ship stranded for nearly a week allowed it to reopen, but experts warned that disruptions to global shipping and at ports could take months to resolve. | Video

World News

Australia, New Zealand step up efforts to aid tsunami-hit Tonga

SYDNEY/WELLINGTON (Reuters) -Australia and New Zealand dispatched surveillance flights on Monday to assess the damage in Tonga, isolated from the rest of the world due to the eruption of an underwater volcano that triggered a tsunami and blanketed the Pacific island with ash.