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EgyptAir crash: Recorder shows pilots 'battled fire'   Pilots of the EgyptAir jet that crashed in the Mediterranean Sea in May battled to extinguish a fire, the cockpit voice recorder reportedly ... Kuwait central prison fire caused by short circuit kills 1   A fire injured 55 people. The fire began around noon in the prison's Ward No. 4   Greece, UK and Israel help tackle deadly forest fire in Cyprus   Aircraft from Greece, the UK and Israel have joined efforts in Cyprus to tackle one of the country's largest forest fires in years Russian attack helicopters destroyed in Syria   The Russian military suffered a setback in Syria when fires destroyed four Mi-24 attack helicopters; US officials say 'accident' to blame Fire breaks out at large mall under construction in Qatar Fire breaks out at skyscraper in United Arab Emirates Map of Ajman One Ajman United Arab Emirates
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1. 2017-08-03 Large fire rips through Dubai's Torch Tower
2. 2017-07-12 Saudi Arabia house fire leaves 11 foreign workers dead Najran, Saudi Arabia
D. 2017-07-02 Syrian refugee camp in Lebanon destroyed by fire Qab Elias, Lebanon
E. 2017-01-19 Tehran fire: 20 firemen killed as high-rise collapses
5. 2016-12-12 Fire breaks out in high-rise on Dubai's palm island Palm Jumeirah, Dubai
G. 2016-11-24 Haifa fire overcome but others rage elsewhere in Israel Haifa, Northern Israel
2016-08-03 Firefighter killed after jet crash-lands in Dubai with 300 people on board
I. 2016-07-05 EgyptAir crash: Recorder shows pilots 'battled fire' Mediterranean Sea, Egypt
J. 2016-06-23 Kuwait central prison fire caused by short circuit kills 1 central prison, KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait

Firefighter killed after jet crash-lands in Dubai with 300 people on board Map of Dubai airport United Arab Emirates
Large fire rips through Dubai's Torch Tower   A large fire has ripped through a residential skyscraper in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates - for the second time in two years   Saudi Arabia house fire leaves 11 foreign workers dead   Workers from Bangladesh and India died from asphyxiation when fire swept though a windowless house they shared. 6 others were injured   Syrian refugee camp in Lebanon destroyed by fire   At least one person has died and a number of people were wounded when a huge fire broke out at the camp near Qab Elias town in the Bekaa Val... Tehran fire: 20 firemen killed as high-rise collapses   Two hundred had battled the blaze in the landmark 17-storey Plasco building for several hours before it fell to the ground in a matter of se... Fire breaks out in high-rise on Dubai's palm island   Firefighters have put out a fire that broke out on a high-rise in Dubai's palm-shaped island, the latest in a string of blazes to race up multistory... Haifa fire overcome but others rage elsewhere in Israel Map of Haifa Israel


year 2017 Top ^

Aug.3   Dubai
Jul.12   Saudi Arabia
Jul.2   Lebanon
Jan.19   Tehran


year 2016 Top ^

Dec.12   Dubai
Nov.24   Northern Israel
  Firefighters have reined in a blaze that spread across Israel's third-largest city and forced tens of thousands of people to flee their homes
Aug.3   Dubai
  An Emirates flight from India with 300 people on board crash landed, sending smoke into the air and halting all flights at the Middle East's busiest airport

Jul.5   Egypt
Jun.23   Kuwait
Jun.20   Cyprus
May.24   Syria
Apr.2   Qatar
Mar.28   United Arab Emirates
  A fire raced up a high-rise tower in the United Arab Emirates city of Ajman. Images showed bright yellow flames spreading up the side of the building
Jan.1   Dubai Dubai seeks cause of massive hotel fire at New Year Map of Address Downtown Hotel Dubai United Arab Emirates  The authorities are trying to find out what caused a spectacular fire to engulf a 63-storey luxury hotel in the city centre on New Year's Eve

year 2015 Top ^

Dec.31   Dubai Fire sweeps through Dubai skyscraper
Map of Address Downtown Hotel Dubai United Arab Emirates
  A huge fire has broken out in a high-rise hotel in central Dubai close to the world's tallest skyscraper, the Burj Khalifa
 Burning debris could be seen falling from the 300m-tall (1,000-feet) building, called The Address
Dec.23   Saudi Arabia At least 25 killed, 107 injured in fire at Saudi Arabia hospital Map of Jazan General Hospital Jazan Saudi Arabia  The fire at the Jazan General Hospital broke out on the first floor, which houses the intensive care unit and the maternity ward Dec.5   Azerbaijan Rescue bid as fire hits oil rig off Azerbaijan Oct.1   United Arab Emirates Firefighters tackle blaze at high-rise tower in UAE Aug.30   Saudi Arabia Deadly Saudi Arabia fire at Aramco complex Jul.13   Dubai Fire engulfs boats in heart of Dubai Feb.20   Dubai Fire rips through Dubai skyscraper Map of Torch United Arab Emirates  A fire has swept through the Torch skyscraper in Dubai, one of the tallest residential buildings in the world

year 2012 Top ^

May.28   Qatar Shopping mall fire in Doha, kills 19
Map of Doha Qatar  A fire erupted in a nursery in a shopping mall in Qatar's capital city, late Monday morning, killing 19 people, at least 13 of them children

year 2010 Top ^

Dec.2   Northern Israel Dozens killed in northern Israel forest fire
Map of Haifa Israel
  A bus carrying up to 50 people overturned after the driver lost control of the vehicle because of the fire and surrounding smoke
 The blaze had scorched more than 750 acres in the Carmel Forest near Haifa. Several nations, including Turkey, were sending firefighting planes


year 2007 Top ^

Nov.20   Saudi Arabia Pipeline death toll at 40
Map of Hawiyah Saudi Arabia  A gas pipeline fire in eastern Saudi Arabia killed 40 workers, 34 of them foreign (18 Pakistanis), and injured nine others

year 2006 Top ^

Feb.4   Egypt Officials: Fire made ferry sink
  Transport minister has said a blaze set off a sequence of events that led it to sink in the Red Sea

year 2003 Top ^

Sep.15   Saudi Arabia Prison fire kills 67 inmates  20 inmates also suffered smoke inhalation and 3 prison guards were injured Aug.16   Iraq   Fire halts flow of oil  Oil exports through a key pipeline have been halted by sabotage. The fire was probably caused by a bomb

year 2002 Top ^

Feb.20   Egypt Train inferno kills 350  Blaze was caused by a cooker used by a passenger to heat food. Some victims died when they jumped from the moving train


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