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07-23 35-40 people drown in Mediterranean migrant crossing Mediterranean Sea, Libya
C. 07-22 15 drowned when boats collided on the Nile in Egypt Cairo
D. 07-13 Fire engulfs boats in heart of Dubai
4. 06-28 Italian coast guard: 700 migrants rescued Mediterranean Sea, Libya
F. 06-27 Egypt sees sandstorm and earthquake on the same day Nuweiba, Sinai
6. 06-06 Ships rush to rescue thousands of stranded migrants Mediterranean Sea, Libya
H. 05-24 IS threat to Syria's northern bald ibis near Palmyra Palmyra, Syria
I. 05-10 Power cut take Egyptian state TV off the air for hour Cairo
9. 05-03 Nearly 3,700 migrants were rescued off Libya Mediterranean sea, Libya

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35-40 people drown in Mediterranean migrant crossing Map of Mediterranean Sea Libya  Libya: Save the Children reports that another 35-40 African refugees have drowned while trying to reach Italy from Libya 15 drowned when boats collided on the Nile in Egypt   Cairo: A passenger boat traveling down the Nile near Cairo collided with a scow. 6 people have been rescued Fire engulfs boats in heart of Dubai Italian coast guard: 700 migrants rescued. Libya Egypt sees sandstorm and earthquake on the same day. Sinai Nearly 3,700 migrants were rescued off Libya   Muslim migrants threw Christians overboard   Libya: Muslims among migrants trying to get from Libya to Italy in a boat threw 12 passengers overboard because they were Christians Hundreds of migrants feared drowned off Libya Map of Mediterranean sea Libya


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Jun.6  Ships rush to rescue thousands of stranded migrants


May 2015 ... more > Top ^
May.24  IS threat to Syria's northern bald ibis near Palmyra
May.10  Power cut take Egyptian state TV off the air for hour
May.3
May.2  Boat carrying migrants, mostly Sudanese and Syrians, capsizes
 Italy rescues more than 1,200 migrants from smugglers' boats


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Apr.27  Building under construction at university collapses, killing 4 workers
Apr.26  Saudi Arabia's military training aircraft crashes, killing 2
Apr.25  Italian navy rescues 274 from ship off Libyan coast
Apr.16
Apr.14
  About 400 migrants are feared drowned after their boat capsized, survivors have told Save the Children. The Italian coast guard had rescued 144
 More than 8,000 have been picked up since Friday
Apr.10 Bus crash: Children among 33 dead in collision. Morocco Apr.5  Spanish cavers die in Morocco's Atlas mountains Apr.2  Major sandstorm blotting out Dubai sky

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Mar.22  Red Sea shark attack kills tourist Mar.4  Italy rescues more than 1,000 migrants at sea; 10 perish

February 2015 ... more > Top ^
Feb.20 Fire rips through Dubai skyscraper
Feb.15  Italians rescue 2,000 migrants Feb.11  Grid malfunction causes widespread blackout Feb.9  29 migrants traveling from Africa to Italy die of hypothermia

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December 2014 ... more > Top ^
Dec.11  At least 50 dead after drinking from contaminated well Dec.7 African migrant boat capsizes off Yemen, 70 dead


September 2014 ... more > Top ^
Sep.25  Cyprus cruise ship rescued migrants 'refuse to disembark' Sep.21  Six killed after Egyptian military helicopter crashes

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Aug.23  Migrant boat carrying 250 capsizes off Libya Aug.21  Bus crash kills 27 in Egypt's Sinai Aug.14  UN declares highest-level emergency in Iraq as clashes erupt near Baghdad Aug.13  Iraq crisis: US says Mount Sinjar evacuation unlikely

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Jul.25  'No survivors' in Air Algerie crash Jul.24 Air Algerie says missing plane likely crashed in Mali
Map of Gossi Mali
  An Air Algerie flight with at least 116 people on board which dropped off the radar in the early hours of Thursday has apparently crashed in Mali
 Flight AH 5017, chartered from Spanish airline Swiftair, was carrying 110 passengers and six crew. Contact was lost about 50 minutes after take-off from Ouagadougou
Jul.11  Medical crisis in Gaza as conflict endures

February 2014 ... more > Top ^
Feb.21 11 killed as Libyan military plane crashes in Tunisia
Feb.11  Algeria mourns dozens killed in military plane crash Algeria plane crash 'kills scores'   An Algerian military transport plane has crashed in mountains in the north-east of the country with 103 passengers and crew on board

January 2014 ... more > Top ^
Jan.1 Palestinian diplomat dies in blast
. Czech Republic

year 2013 Top ^

Dec.14  Floods from storm Alexa force Gazans to leave homes Nov.17 27 killed when train crashes into cars near Cairo
Oct.25 Syria: Polio epidemic fears grow Oct.18  US warns Syria over 'mass hunger' Aug.24  MSF-backed hospitals treated Syria 'chemical victims' Aug.10  16 Moroccan royal guards die in bus crash May.2  Somalia famine 'killed 260,000' Feb.26  Egypt suspends Luxor balloon flights Tourists killed as hot air balloon explodes in Egypt Map of Luxor Egypt  Hot air balloon exploded over the city of Luxor. Eighteen tourists were killed when the balloon dropped almost 300 meters Jan.29  Brahimi warns horror is 'unprecedented' Jan.14  Cairo military train derailment 'kills 17'

year 2012 Top ^

Nov.17 Egypt bus-train crash kills 50 children
Oct.31  Fire at Saudi wedding kills 25 Sep.20  Syrian helicopter 'clipped plane' May.28  Shopping mall fire in Doha, kills 19 Mar.1  Red Cross to enter Homs district

year 2011 Top ^

Sep.5   Somalia famine 'may kill 750,000'  As many as 750,000 people could die as Somalia's drought worsens in the coming months, the UN has warned, declaring a famine in a new area Aug.3 Somalia's famine reaches into Mogadishu
Jul.26  Plane crash kills 78 in Morocco Jul.19 UN to declare famine in Somalia  The United Nations is set to declare a famine in parts of Somalia as it suffers the worst drought in more than half a century Jul.5  Red Sea boat sinking 'kills 197' Mar.28  Ammo factory blast kills at least 121 Jan.3 80 African migrants feared drowned. Yemen

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Dec.12 Fierce storms strike Middle East
. Israel Dec.5 Egypt shark attack kills German. Sinai May.12 Child is sole Libya jet crash survivor Map of Tripoli Libya  92 passengers and 11 crew members were killed. An 8-year-old boy who is a Dutch citizen is the sole survivor of a deadly Afriqiyah Airways crash Feb.19 Minaret collapse kills 41   Morocco: A 400-year-old minaret in Bab Berdieyinn mosque collapsed on worshipers, killing 36 and injuring 71 in the middle of prayers Jan.25  Bodies found after plane crash Jan.24 Ethiopian airliner crashes; 90 on board   Lebanon: The Boeing 737-800 was thought to have gone down after takeoff from Rafik Hariri International Airport in Beirut at 2:27 a.m.

year 2009 Top ^

Dec.21  UN ends search for ship survivors Aug.28  Crash flight recorder found Jul.1  Teen plane survivor recovers in hospital Jun.30 Child found alive after Indian Ocean plane crash
. Comoros Jun.29 Yemeni plane crashes with 154 aboard   Comoros: A Yemeni jetliner en route to Moroni has crashed in the Indian Ocean an hour before reaching its destination, Moroni, the capital of Comoros Mar.31 Hundreds feared drowned off Libya Mar.30  Fishing boats sink off Libyan coast Mar.24  U.N.: One million people at risk in Darfur Jan.5  Doctor in Gaza: Patients lying everywhere

year 2008 Top ^

Sep.17  7 U.S. soldiers die in copter crash Sep.6  Hundreds feared trapped in rockslide Jun.10 28 dead as fire engulfs plane
. Sudan Feb.1 Third undersea Internet cable cut. United Arab Emirates Jan.20  Gaza City plunged into darkness

year 2007 Top ^

Nov.20  Pipeline death toll at 40 Nov.8  Bridge collapses in Dubai marina Sep.30  'Catastrophic' volcano eruption off Yemen Aug.22  Helicopter crash kills 14 U.S. soldiers Jul.29  Third of Iraqis 'need urgent aid' Jun.7  Cyclone pounds Mideast oil region Jan.9  Plane crash kills 30 Turkish workers

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Aug.20  Train crash kills 57 May.6 UK troops attacked after copter crash
. Southern Iraq Apr.6  69 dead as ferry capsizes Mar.30 Ferry sinks carrying 150 people. Bahrain Feb.4  Officials: Fire made ferry sink Feb.3  Hopes dim for ferry missing Ship with 1,400 sinks in Red Sea  Egypt: An aging passenger ferry loaded to near capacity with dozens of vehicles sank. 100 survivors had been rescued Jan.12 Hajj stampede kills at least 345 Map of Mecca Saudi Arabia  Mecca: People have been killed during a symbolic stoning ritual at the annual pilgrimage near Mecca Jan.8  U.S. helicopter crash kills 12 Jan.5 76 dead in Mecca hotel collapse   A hotel in Islam's holiest city collapsed as millions of Muslims arrived for the annual Hajj pilgrimage

year 2005 Top ^

Dec.31  Landslide toll climbs to 56 Aug.31 1,000 dead in stampede
  Baghdad: 323 others injured on a bridge after a massive Shiite religious commemoration erupted into panic Jul.31 VP Garang 'dies in crash'
. Sudan Apr.21 6 Americans among 11 dead in copter crash. Iraq Jan.26 31 Marines killed in chopper crash  Western Iraq: 5 troops in other incidents. Number of U.S. troops killed today is 36, the deadliest day for U.S. since the start of the war

year 2004 Top ^

Oct.17 Report: Up to 70,000 dead in Darfur  The WHO: Up to 70,000 refugees have died since March 1 due to various causes, including diseases and malnutrition Oct.4  Many drown as migrant ship sinks Sep.11  Top cleric feared killed in helicopter crash Feb.23 Quake kills 600
. Morocco Feb.1  Hajj stampede: 244 pilgrims dead Jan.2 Airliner crashes into Red Sea. Egypt

year 2003 Top ^

May.21 More than 2,000 killed in 6.7 quake  Algeria: 51,000 homeless and 8,626 injured. Survivors accused the government of turning a blind eye to shoddy construction Mar.6  Plane crashes, killing 102

year 2002 Top ^

Oct.6 French tanker explodes
. Yemen May.28  Libya offers $2.7bn to Lockerbie families

year 2001 Top ^

Nov.21  4 children die in explosion Nov.10  Hundreds dead in floods
before year 2000
Nov. 12, 1996   Charkhi Dadri mid-air collision
Map of Charkhi Dadri India
  India: The aircraft involved were a Saudi Arabian Airlines Boeing 747-100B to Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, and a Kazakhstan Airlines Ilyushin Il-76
Jul. 2, 1990   Stampede by pilgrims inside pedestrian tunnel Map of Mecca Saudi Arabia
  Mecca: A tunnel leading out towards Mina led to the deaths of 1,426 pilgrims, many of them Malaysian, Indonesian and Pakistani of origin
Aug. 19, 1980 Saudia Flight 163 disaster Map of Riyadh Air Base Saudi Arabia
  Saudi Arabia: The flight caught fire after takeoff from Riyadh International Airport (now the Riyadh Air Base) on a flight to Jeddah



Fire engulfs boats in heart of Dubai Fire rips through Dubai skyscraper 31 Marines killed in chopper crash  Western Iraq: 5 troops in other incidents. Number of U.S. troops killed today is 36, the deadliest day for U.S. since the start of the war Egypt sees sandstorm and earthquake on the same day. Sinai Quake kills 600. Morocco More than 2,000 killed in 6.7 quake  Algeria: 51,000 homeless and 8,626 injured. Survivors accused the government of turning a blind eye to shoddy construction Bus crash: Children among 33 dead in collision. Morocco Egypt bus-train crash kills 50 children Syria: Polio epidemic fears grow 35-40 people drown in Mediterranean migrant crossing Map of Mediterranean Sea Libya  Libya: Save the Children reports that another 35-40 African refugees have drowned while trying to reach Italy from Libya 15 drowned when boats collided on the Nile in Egypt   Cairo: A passenger boat traveling down the Nile near Cairo collided with a scow. 6 people have been rescued Italian coast guard: 700 migrants rescued. Libya Nearly 3,700 migrants were rescued off Libya   Muslim migrants threw Christians overboard   Libya: Muslims among migrants trying to get from Libya to Italy in a boat threw 12 passengers overboard because they were Christians Hundreds of migrants feared drowned off Libya Map of Mediterranean sea Libya




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Feb.20
2012
Oct.31  Fire at Saudi wedding kills 25
May.28  Shopping mall fire in Doha, kills 19
2007
Nov.20  Pipeline death toll at 40
2006
Feb.4  Officials: Fire made ferry sink




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2014
Aug.21  Bus crash kills 27 in Egypt's Sinai
2013
Aug.10  16 Moroccan royal guards die in bus crash
2012
Nov.17




Arab Countries, Disasters Health Disaster Timeline ... See World Health Disaster timeline Top ^
2014
Jul.11  Medical crisis in Gaza as conflict endures
2013
Oct.25
Aug.24  MSF-backed hospitals treated Syria 'chemical victims'
2009
Jan.5  Doctor in Gaza: Patients lying everywhere




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2015
Jul. 23
Jul. 22
Jun. 28
Jun.6  Ships rush to rescue thousands of stranded migrants
May.3
May.2  Boat carrying migrants, mostly Sudanese and Syrians, capsizes
May.2  Italy rescues more than 1,200 migrants from smugglers' boats
Apr.25  Italian navy rescues 274 from ship off Libyan coast
Apr.16
Apr.14
  About 400 migrants are feared drowned after their boat capsized, survivors have told Save the Children. The Italian coast guard had rescued 144
 More than 8,000 have been picked up since Friday
Mar.4  Italy rescues more than 1,000 migrants at sea; 10 perish Feb.15  Italians rescue 2,000 migrants Feb.9  29 migrants traveling from Africa to Italy die of hypothermia 2014 Dec.7 African migrant boat capsizes off Yemen, 70 dead Sep.25  Cyprus cruise ship rescued migrants 'refuse to disembark' Aug.23  Migrant boat carrying 250 capsizes off Libya 2011 Jul.5  Red Sea boat sinking 'kills 197' Jan.3 80 African migrants feared drowned. Yemen 2010 Dec.5 Egypt shark attack kills German. Sinai 2009 Dec.21  UN ends search for ship survivors Mar.31 Hundreds feared drowned off Libya Mar.30  Fishing boats sink off Libyan coast 2006 Apr.6  69 dead as ferry capsizes Mar.30 Ferry sinks carrying 150 people. Bahrain Feb.3 Ship with 1,400 sinks in Red Sea
  Egypt: An aging passenger ferry loaded to near capacity with dozens of vehicles sank. 100 survivors had been rescued 2004 Oct.4  Many drown as migrant ship sinks 2002 Oct.6 French tanker explodes. Yemen



Arab Countries, Disasters Power Outage Timeline ... See World Power Outage timeline Top ^
2015 May.10  Power cut take Egyptian state TV off the air for hour Feb.11  Grid malfunction causes widespread blackout 2008 Feb.1 Third undersea Internet cable cut
. United Arab Emirates Jan.20  Gaza City plunged into darkness



Arab Countries, Disasters Volcano Timeline ... See World Volcano timeline Top ^
2007 Sep.30  'Catastrophic' volcano eruption off Yemen



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2015 Apr.2  Major sandstorm blotting out Dubai sky 2010 Dec.12 Fierce storms strike Middle East
. Israel 2007 Jun.7  Cyclone pounds Mideast oil region



Arab Countries, Disasters Landslide Timeline ... See World Landslide timeline Top ^
2008 Sep.6  Hundreds feared trapped in rockslide 2005 Dec.31  Landslide toll climbs to 56



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2006 Jan.12 Hajj stampede kills at least 345 Map of Mecca Saudi Arabia  Mecca: People have been killed during a symbolic stoning ritual at the annual pilgrimage near Mecca 2005 Aug.31 1,000 dead in stampede  Baghdad: 323 others injured on a bridge after a massive Shiite religious commemoration erupted into panic 2004 Feb.1  Hajj stampede: 244 pilgrims dead 1990 Jul. 2, 1990   Stampede by pilgrims inside pedestrian tunnel Map of Mecca Saudi Arabia
  Mecca: A tunnel leading out towards Mina led to the deaths of 1,426 pilgrims, many of them Malaysian, Indonesian and Pakistani of origin




Arab Countries, Disasters Flood Timeline ... See World Flood timeline Top ^
2013 Dec.14  Floods from storm Alexa force Gazans to leave homes 2001 Nov.10  Hundreds dead in floods



Arab Countries, Disasters Animal Accident Timeline ... See World Animal Accident timeline Top ^
2015 May.24  IS threat to Syria's northern bald ibis near Palmyra Mar.22  Red Sea shark attack kills tourist



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2015 Apr.26  Saudi Arabia's military training aircraft crashes, killing 2 2014 Sep.21  Six killed after Egyptian military helicopter crashes Jul.25  'No survivors' in Air Algerie crash Jul.24 Air Algerie says missing plane likely crashed in Mali
Map of Gossi Mali
  An Air Algerie flight with at least 116 people on board which dropped off the radar in the early hours of Thursday has apparently crashed in Mali
 Flight AH 5017, chartered from Spanish airline Swiftair, was carrying 110 passengers and six crew. Contact was lost about 50 minutes after take-off from Ouagadougou
Feb.21 11 killed as Libyan military plane crashes in Tunisia Feb.11  Algeria mourns dozens killed in military plane crash Feb.11 Algeria plane crash 'kills scores'   An Algerian military transport plane has crashed in mountains in the north-east of the country with 103 passengers and crew on board 2013 Feb.26  Egypt suspends Luxor balloon flights Feb.26 Tourists killed as hot air balloon explodes in Egypt Map of Luxor Egypt  Hot air balloon exploded over the city of Luxor. Eighteen tourists were killed when the balloon dropped almost 300 meters 2012 Sep.20  Syrian helicopter 'clipped plane' 2011 Jul.26  Plane crash kills 78 in Morocco 2010 May.12 Child is sole Libya jet crash survivor Map of Tripoli Libya  92 passengers and 11 crew members were killed. An 8-year-old boy who is a Dutch citizen is the sole survivor of a deadly Afriqiyah Airways crash Jan.25  Bodies found after plane crash Jan.24 Ethiopian airliner crashes; 90 on board   Lebanon: The Boeing 737-800 was thought to have gone down after takeoff from Rafik Hariri International Airport in Beirut at 2:27 a.m. 2009 Aug.28  Crash flight recorder found Jul.1  Teen plane survivor recovers in hospital Jun.30 Child found alive after Indian Ocean plane crash. Comoros Jun.29 Yemeni plane crashes with 154 aboard   Comoros: A Yemeni jetliner en route to Moroni has crashed in the Indian Ocean an hour before reaching its destination, Moroni, the capital of Comoros 2008 Sep.17  7 U.S. soldiers die in copter crash Jun.10 28 dead as fire engulfs plane. Sudan 2007 Aug.22  Helicopter crash kills 14 U.S. soldiers Jan.9  Plane crash kills 30 Turkish workers 2006 May.6 UK troops attacked after copter crash. Southern Iraq Jan.8  U.S. helicopter crash kills 12 2005 Jul.31 VP Garang 'dies in crash'. Sudan Apr.21 6 Americans among 11 dead in copter crash. Iraq 2004 Sep.11  Top cleric feared killed in helicopter crash Jan.2 Airliner crashes into Red Sea. Egypt 2003 Mar.6  Plane crashes, killing 102 2002 May.28  Libya offers $2.7bn to Lockerbie families 1996 Nov. 12, 1996   Charkhi Dadri mid-air collision Map of Charkhi Dadri India
  India: The aircraft involved were a Saudi Arabian Airlines Boeing 747-100B to Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, and a Kazakhstan Airlines Ilyushin Il-76
1980 Aug. 19, 1980 Saudia Flight 163 disaster Map of Riyadh Air Base Saudi Arabia
  Saudi Arabia: The flight caught fire after takeoff from Riyadh International Airport (now the Riyadh Air Base) on a flight to Jeddah




Arab Countries, Disasters Famine Timeline ... See World Famine timeline Top ^
2013 Oct.18  US warns Syria over 'mass hunger' May.2  Somalia famine 'killed 260,000' 2011 Sep.5   Somalia famine 'may kill 750,000'  As many as 750,000 people could die as Somalia's drought worsens in the coming months, the UN has warned, declaring a famine in a new area Aug.3 Somalia's famine reaches into Mogadishu
Jul.19 UN to declare famine in Somalia  The United Nations is set to declare a famine in parts of Somalia as it suffers the worst drought in more than half a century 2009 Mar.24  U.N.: One million people at risk in Darfur



Arab Countries, Disasters Structure Collapse Timeline ... See World Structure Collapse timeline Top ^
2015 Apr.27  Building under construction at university collapses, killing 4 workers 2010 Feb.19 Minaret collapse kills 41   Morocco: A 400-year-old minaret in Bab Berdieyinn mosque collapsed on worshipers, killing 36 and injuring 71 in the middle of prayers 2007 Nov.8  Bridge collapses in Dubai marina 2006 Jan.5 76 dead in Mecca hotel collapse   A hotel in Islam's holiest city collapsed as millions of Muslims arrived for the annual Hajj pilgrimage



Arab Countries, Disasters Refugees Timeline ... See World Refugees timeline Top ^
2004 Oct.17 Report: Up to 70,000 dead in Darfur  The WHO: Up to 70,000 refugees have died since March 1 due to various causes, including diseases and malnutrition



Arab Countries, Disasters Railroad Disasters Timeline ... See World Railroad Disasters timeline Top ^
2013 Nov.17 27 killed when train crashes into cars near Cairo
Jan.14  Cairo military train derailment 'kills 17' 2006 Aug.20  Train crash kills 57



Arab Countries, Disasters Poison Accident Timeline ... See World Poison Accident timeline Top ^
2014 Dec.11  At least 50 dead after drinking from contaminated well



Arab Countries, Disasters Rescue Timeline ... See World Rescue timeline Top ^
2014 Aug.13  Iraq crisis: US says Mount Sinjar evacuation unlikely 2012 Mar.1  Red Cross to enter Homs district 2006 Feb.3  Hopes dim for ferry missing



Arab Countries, Disasters Explosion Timeline ... See World Explosion timeline Top ^
2014 Jan.1 Palestinian diplomat dies in blast
. Czech Republic 2011 Mar.28  Ammo factory blast kills at least 121 2001 Nov.21  4 children die in explosion