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04-16 Muslim migrants threw Christians overboard Mediterranean Sea, Libya
2. 04-14 Hundreds of migrants feared drowned off Libya Mediterranean sea, Libya
D. 04-10 Bus crash: Children among 33 dead in collision Tan-Tan, Morocco
E. 04-05 Spanish cavers die in Morocco's Atlas mountains Ouarzazate, Morocco
F. 04-02 Major sandstorm blotting out Dubai sky Dubai
6. 03-22 Red Sea shark attack kills tourist al-Qusair, Egypt
7. 03-04 Italy rescues more than 1,000 migrants at sea; 10 perish Mediterranean sea, Libya
I. 02-20 Fire rips through Dubai skyscraper Torch, Dubai
9. 02-15 Italians rescue 2,000 migrants Mediterranean sea, Libya

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Middle East
27 killed when train crashes into cars near C...
Tourists killed as hot air balloon explodes...
Egypt bus-train crash kills 50 children
80 African migrants feared drowned
Fierce storms strike Middle East
Egypt shark attack kills German
Ethiopian airliner crashes; 90 on board
28 dead as fire engulfs plane
Third undersea Internet cable cut
Gaza City plunged into darkness
'Catastrophic' volcano eruption off Yemen
UK troops attacked after copter crash
Ferry sinks carrying 150 people
Ship with 1,400 sinks in Red Sea
Hajj stampede kills at least 345
76 dead in Mecca hotel collapse
1,000 dead in stampede
VP Garang 'dies in crash'
6 Americans among 11 dead in copter crash
31 Marines killed in chopper crash
Airliner crashes into Red Sea
French tanker explodes
Tourists killed as hot air balloon explodes...
Syrian helicopter 'clipped plane'
Ethiopian airliner crashes; 90 on board
28 dead as fire engulfs plane
Helicopter crash kills 14 U.S. soldiers
UK troops attacked after copter crash
VP Garang 'dies in crash'
6 Americans among 11 dead in copter crash
Airliner crashes into Red Sea
MSF-backed hospitals treated Syria 'chemical ...
Cairo military train derailment 'kills 17'
Syrian helicopter 'clipped plane'
Helicopter crash kills 14 U.S. soldiers
UK troops attacked after copter crash
6 Americans among 11 dead in copter crash
31 Marines killed in chopper crash
African migrant boat capsizes off Yemen, 70 d...
80 African migrants feared drowned
Egypt shark attack kills German
69 dead as ferry capsizes
Ferry sinks carrying 150 people
Ship with 1,400 sinks in Red Sea
Hopes dim for ferry missing
French tanker explodes
North Africa
11 killed as Libyan military plane crashes in...
Algeria plane crash 'kills scores'
27 killed when train crashes into cars near C...
Tourists killed as hot air balloon explodes...
Egypt bus-train crash kills 50 children
Egypt shark attack kills German
Child is sole Libya jet crash survivor
Minaret collapse kills 41
28 dead as fire engulfs plane
Ship with 1,400 sinks in Red Sea
VP Garang 'dies in crash'
Quake kills 600
Airliner crashes into Red Sea
More than 2,000 killed in 6.7 quake
11 killed as Libyan military plane crashes in...
Algeria plane crash 'kills scores'
Tourists killed as hot air balloon explodes...
Child is sole Libya jet crash survivor
28 dead as fire engulfs plane
VP Garang 'dies in crash'
Airliner crashes into Red Sea
Plane crashes, killing 102
11 killed as Libyan military plane crashes in...
Algeria plane crash 'kills scores'
16 Moroccan royal guards die in bus crash
Cairo military train derailment 'kills 17'
Egypt shark attack kills German
Hundreds feared drowned off Libya
Ship with 1,400 sinks in Red Sea
Hopes dim for ferry missing
Many drown as migrant ship sinks
Africa
Air Algerie says missing plane likely cra...
11 killed as Libyan military plane crashes in...
Algeria plane crash 'kills scores'
Child is sole Libya jet crash survivor
Minaret collapse kills 41
Child found alive after Indian Ocean plane cr...
Yemeni plane crashes with 154 aboard
Hundreds feared drowned off Libya
Report: Up to 70,000 dead in Darfur
Quake kills 600
More than 2,000 killed in 6.7 quake
Air Algerie says missing plane likely cra...
11 killed as Libyan military plane crashes in...
Algeria plane crash 'kills scores'
Child is sole Libya jet crash survivor
Child found alive after Indian Ocean plane cr...
Yemeni plane crashes with 154 aboard
Plane crashes, killing 102
11 killed as Libyan military plane crashes in...
Algeria plane crash 'kills scores'
16 Moroccan royal guards die in bus crash
Hundreds feared drowned off Libya
Many drown as migrant ship sinks
Egypt
27 killed when train crashes into cars near C...
Tourists killed as hot air balloon explodes...
Egypt bus-train crash kills 50 children
Egypt shark attack kills German
Ship with 1,400 sinks in Red Sea
Airliner crashes into Red Sea
Tourists killed as hot air balloon explodes...
Airliner crashes into Red Sea
Cairo military train derailment 'kills 17'
Egypt shark attack kills German
Ship with 1,400 sinks in Red Sea
Hopes dim for ferry missing
Gulf
Third undersea Internet cable cut
Cyclone pounds Mideast oil region
Ferry sinks carrying 150 people
Hajj stampede kills at least 345
76 dead in Mecca hotel collapse
Aviation Disasters
Gulf Gulf
Aviation Disasters
War & Army
Gulf Gulf
War & Army
Ferry sinks carrying 150 people
Iraq
UK troops attacked after copter crash
1,000 dead in stampede
6 Americans among 11 dead in copter crash
31 Marines killed in chopper crash
Helicopter crash kills 14 U.S. soldiers
UK troops attacked after copter crash
6 Americans among 11 dead in copter crash
UK troops attacked after copter crash
6 Americans among 11 dead in copter crash
31 Marines killed in chopper crash
Sea Disaster
Iraq Iraq
Sea Disaster
East Africa
Somalia famine 'may kill 750,000'
Somalia's famine reaches into Mogadishu
UN to declare famine in Somalia
Aviation Disasters
East Africa East Africa
Aviation Disasters
War & Army
East Africa East Africa
War & Army
69 dead as ferry capsizes
Algeria
Algeria plane crash 'kills scores'
More than 2,000 killed in 6.7 quake
Plane crashes, killing 102
Algeria plane crash 'kills scores'
Plane crashes, killing 102
Algeria plane crash 'kills scores'
Sea Disaster
Algeria Algeria
Sea Disaster
Yemen
80 African migrants feared drowned
'Catastrophic' volcano eruption off Yemen
French tanker explodes
Aviation Disasters
Yemen Yemen
Aviation Disasters
War & Army
Yemen Yemen
War & Army
African migrant boat capsizes off Yemen, 70 d...
80 African migrants feared drowned
French tanker explodes
Morocco
Minaret collapse kills 41
Quake kills 600
Aviation Disasters
Morocco Morocco
Aviation Disasters
16 Moroccan royal guards die in bus crash
Sea Disaster
Morocco Morocco
Sea Disaster
Libya
Child is sole Libya jet crash survivor
Hundreds feared drowned off Libya
Child is sole Libya jet crash survivor
Libya offers $2.7bn to Lockerbie families
War & Army
Libya Libya
War & Army
Hundreds feared drowned off Libya
Saudi Arabia
Hajj stampede kills at least 345
76 dead in Mecca hotel collapse
Aviation Disasters
Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia
Aviation Disasters
War & Army
Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia
War & Army
Sea Disaster
Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia
Sea Disaster
Syria
Syria: Polio epidemic fears grow
MSF-backed hospitals treated Syria 'chemical ...
Syrian helicopter 'clipped plane'
MSF-backed hospitals treated Syria 'chemical ...
Syrian helicopter 'clipped plane'
Sea Disaster
Syria Syria
Sea Disaster
Israel
Fierce storms strike Middle East
Gaza City plunged into darkness
Aviation Disasters
Israel Israel
Aviation Disasters
War & Army
Israel Israel
War & Army
Sea Disaster
Israel Israel
Sea Disaster
Somalia
Somalia famine 'may kill 750,000'
UN to declare famine in Somalia
Aviation Disasters
Somalia Somalia
Aviation Disasters
War & Army
Somalia Somalia
War & Army
Sea Disaster
Somalia Somalia
Sea Disaster
Sudan
28 dead as fire engulfs plane
Report: Up to 70,000 dead in Darfur
28 dead as fire engulfs plane
VP Garang 'dies in crash'
War & Army
Sudan Sudan
War & Army
Sea Disaster
Sudan Sudan
Sea Disaster

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  Libya: Muslims among migrants trying to get from Libya to Italy in a boat threw 12 passengers overboard because they were Christians
Tue.   Hundreds of migrants feared drowned off Libya Map of Mediterranean sea Libya
  About 400 migrants are feared drowned after their boat capsized, survivors have told Save the Children. The Italian coast guard had rescued 144
Apr. 10   Bus crash: Children among 33 dead in collision   Morocco: Schoolchildren returning from a sports competition were among at least 33 people killed in a head-on collision between a bus and a gas tanke... 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
. Egypt Mar.4  Italy rescues more than 1,000 migrants at sea; 10 perish

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Feb.20   Fire rips through Dubai skyscraper   A fire has swept through the Torch skyscraper in Dubai, one of the tallest residential buildings in the world Feb.15 Italians rescue 2,000 migrants
. Libya Feb.11  Grid malfunction causes widespread blackout Feb.9 29 migrants traveling from Africa to Italy die of hypothermia. Southern Italy

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Jan.10  4 Bangladeshi citizens suffocate in Lebanon amid storm Jan.5  'Unprecedented' fog blamed for 28-hour airline trip

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December 2014 ... more > Top ^
Dec.19  9 migrants, including 3 infants, drown off Moroccan coast Dec.11 At least 50 dead after drinking from contaminated well
. Somalia Dec.7 African migrant boat capsizes off Yemen, 70 dead Dec.5  At least 17 bodies found in migrant ship off Libya Dec.1  Pilot killed when U.S. jet crashes in Jordan

October 2014 ... more > Top ^
Oct.13  Algerian military plane crash kills 2  Egypt minibus collision kills 30 near Edfu in Aswan

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Sep.25  Cyprus cruise ship rescued migrants 'refuse to disembark' Sep.21  Six killed after Egyptian military helicopter crashes Sep.3  Figther jet crashes in eastern Libyan city,

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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   The plane was carrying five crew members, a doctor, three patients and two others who were accompanying them on the flight 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
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Dec.14  Floods from storm Alexa force Gazans to leave homes Nov.17 27 killed when train crashes into cars near Cairo   The train, travelling from the city of Bani Swaif, hit the vehicles at a crossing about 40km (25 miles) from 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'. Damascus Aug.10 16 Moroccan royal guards die in bus crash. Morocco 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.    British, French, Hong Kong and Japanese...
Jan.29  Brahimi warns horror is 'unprecedented' Jan.14  Cairo military train derailment 'kills 17'

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Nov.17 Egypt bus-train crash kills 50 children
Oct.31  Fire at Saudi wedding kills 25 Sep.20  Syrian helicopter 'clipped plane' Sep.8  Fighting cuts Aleppo water supply 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

year 2010 Top ^

Dec.12   Fierce storms strike Middle East  Israel: The storms have sunk a ship off the Israeli coast, closed ports and disrupted shipping in the Suez Canal 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.    Ruben van Assouw, suffered multiple fractures in his lower lim...
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

year 2006 Top ^

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 Jun.9  Children dying of hunger Feb.23 Quake kills 600
. Morocco Feb.1  Hajj stampede: 244 pilgrims dead Jan.26  Rescuers trapped in Cairo collapse Jan.2 Airliner crashes into Red Sea. Egypt

year 2003 Top ^

Sep.15  Prison fire kills 67 inmates Aug.16  Fire halts flow of oil Jul.7  Plane crash kills 115 May.23  Child pulled from quake rubble 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.25  Sandstorms slow Baghdad advance Mar.6  Plane crashes, killing 102

year 2002 Top ^

Nov.1  Jail fire kills 49 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


Fire rips through Dubai skyscraper   A fire has swept through the Torch skyscraper in Dubai, one of the tallest residential buildings in the world 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 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: Schoolchildren returning from a sports competition were among at least 33 people killed in a head-on collision between a bus and a gas tanke... 16 Moroccan royal guards die in bus crash. Morocco Egypt bus-train crash kills 50 children Syria: Polio epidemic fears grow MSF-backed hospitals treated Syria 'chemical victims'. Damascus   Muslim migrants threw Christians overboard Map of Mediterranean Sea Libya




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Oct.31  Fire at Saudi wedding kills 25
May.28  Shopping mall fire in Doha, kills 19
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Nov.20  Pipeline death toll at 40
2006
Feb.4  Officials: Fire made ferry sink
2003
Sep.15  Prison fire kills 67 inmates
Aug.16  Fire halts flow of oil
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Nov.1  Jail fire kills 49




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Oct.13  Egypt minibus collision kills 30 near Edfu in Aswan
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Jul.11  Medical crisis in Gaza as conflict endures
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Thu.
  Libya: Muslims among migrants trying to get from Libya to Italy in a boat threw 12 passengers overboard because they were Christians
Tue. Hundreds of migrants feared drowned off Libya Map of Mediterranean sea Libya
  About 400 migrants are feared drowned after their boat capsized, survivors have told Save the Children. The Italian coast guard had rescued 144
Mar.4  Italy rescues more than 1,000 migrants at sea; 10 perish Feb.15 Italians rescue 2,000 migrants. Libya Feb.9 29 migrants traveling from Africa to Italy die of hypothermia. Southern Italy 2014 Dec.19  9 migrants, including 3 infants, drown off Moroccan coast Dec.7 African migrant boat capsizes off Yemen, 70 dead Dec.5  At least 17 bodies found in migrant ship off Libya 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



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2015 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



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2007 Sep.30  'Catastrophic' volcano eruption off Yemen



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2015 Apr. 2 Major sandstorm blotting out Dubai sky
Jan.10  4 Bangladeshi citizens suffocate in Lebanon amid storm 2010 Dec.12 Fierce storms strike Middle East  Israel: The storms have sunk a ship off the Israeli coast, closed ports and disrupted shipping in the Suez Canal 2007 Jun.7  Cyclone pounds Mideast oil region 2003 Mar.25  Sandstorms slow Baghdad advance



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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



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2013 Dec.14  Floods from storm Alexa force Gazans to leave homes 2001 Nov.10  Hundreds dead in floods



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2015 Mar. 22 Red Sea shark attack kills tourist
. Egypt



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2015 Jan.5  'Unprecedented' fog blamed for 28-hour airline trip 2014 Dec.1  Pilot killed when U.S. jet crashes in Jordan Oct.13  Algerian military plane crash kills 2 Sep.21  Six killed after Egyptian military helicopter crashes Sep.3  Figther jet crashes in eastern Libyan city, 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   The plane was carrying five crew members, a doctor, three patients and two others who were accompanying them on the flight 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.    British, French, Hong Kong and Japanese...
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.    Ruben van Assouw, suffered multiple fractures in his lower lim...
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 Jul.7  Plane crash kills 115 Mar.6  Plane crashes, killing 102 2002 May.28  Libya offers $2.7bn to Lockerbie families



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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 2004 Jan.26  Rescuers trapped in Cairo collapse



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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 2004 Jun.9  Children dying of hunger



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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



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2013 Nov.17 27 killed when train crashes into cars near Cairo   The train, travelling from the city of Bani Swaif, hit the vehicles at a crossing about 40km (25 miles) from Cairo Jan.14  Cairo military train derailment 'kills 17' 2006 Aug.20  Train crash kills 57



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2014 Dec.11 At least 50 dead after drinking from contaminated well
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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 2003 May.23  Child pulled from quake rubble



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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