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B. 04-30 Migrant crisis: Scores missing after boat sinks off Libya Mediterranean Sea, Libya
C. 04-30 Sudanese army transport plane crashes, killing all 5 crew el-Obeid, Sudan
D. 04-30 Worker dies after falling ill at World Cup stadium site Al Bayt Stadium, Qatar
E. 04-30 Somalia mosque collapses kills 15 in Mogadishu Mogadishu, Somalia
F. 04-02 Fire breaks out at large mall under construction in Qatar Al-Rayan Sports Club, Doha, Qatar
G. 03-28 Fire breaks out at skyscraper in United Arab Emirates Ajman One, Ajman, United Arab Emirates
7. 03-19 Saudi bus crash kills 19 Egyptian pilgrims Mecca
03-18 All 61 aboard Dubai airliner killed in crash in south Russia Rostov-on-Don, Russia
9. 03-16 14 Palestinians killed in Jordan bus accident Maan, Jordan

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  Sudanese army transport plane crashes, killing all 5 crew Map of el-Obeid Sudan
  Migrant crisis: Scores missing after boat sinks off Libya Map of Mediterranean Sea Libya
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  Eighty-four migrants are missing after their inflatable dinghy sank off the Libyan coast, the International Organization for Migration says
  The Saturday crash in the city of el-Obeid killed three officers and two non-commissioned officers.

  A mosque under refurbishment has collapsed in Somalia, killing at least 15 people and injuring 40
Mar.28 Fire breaks out at skyscraper in United Arab Emirates Mar.18 All 61 aboard Dubai airliner killed in crash in south Russia Map of Rostov-on-Don Russia
  Passenger jet FlyDubai Boeing 738 has crashed in the southern city of Rostov-on-Don with at least 55 passengers and six crew on board, officials say


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Dec.31 Fire sweeps through Dubai skyscraper
Oct.31   No survivors on Russian airliner KGL9268 Map of Hasna Egypt  Sinai: Airbus A-321 has crashed in central Sinai killing all 224 people on board. It left the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, bound for St Petersburg Sep.24   2,411 people died in Hajj stampede   Mecca: Saudi Arabia's King Salman has ordered a safety review for the Hajj pilgrimage after at least 717 people died in a stampede near the holy city... Sep.11 Mecca crane collapse: 107 dead in Saudi Arabia Aug.27 Libya boats capsize off Zuwara carrying hundreds



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Turkey Russia jet: Marine killed in pilot re...
No survivors on Russian airliner KGL9268
2,411 people died in Hajj stampede
Mecca crane collapse: 107 dead in Saudi Arab...
Sinai plane crash: Russian airliner 'broke u...
No survivors on Russian airliner KGL9268
Libya boats capsize off Zuwara carrying hund...
Up to 3,000 migrants rescued near Libya coast
Hundreds of migrants feared drowned off Li...
Libya boats capsize off Zuwara carrying hund...
Up to 3,000 migrants rescued near Libya coast
Muslim migrants threw Christians overboard
Hundreds of migrants feared drowned off Li...
Fire sweeps through Dubai skyscraper
2,411 people died in Hajj stampede
Mecca crane collapse: 107 dead in Saudi Arab...
Sinai plane crash: Russian airliner 'broke u...
No survivors on Russian airliner KGL9268
2014
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2014 2014
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11 killed as Libyan military plane crashes i...
Algeria plane crash 'kills scores'
Air Algerie says missing plane likely cras...
Algeria plane crash 'kills scores'
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27 killed when train crashes into cars near ...
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27 killed when train crashes into cars near ...
Tourists killed as hot air balloon explode...
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Egypt bus-train crash kills 50 children
Egypt bus-train crash kills 50 children
Africa
2012 2012
Africa
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2012 2012
Gulf
Egypt bus-train crash kills 50 children
2011
80 African migrants feared drowned
North Africa
2011 2011
North Africa
Africa
2011 2011
Africa
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2011 2011
Gulf
Egypt
2011 2011
Egypt
2010
Fierce storms strike Middle East
Egypt shark attack kills German
Ethiopian airliner crashes; 90 on board
Egypt shark attack kills German
Child is sole Libya jet crash survivor
Minaret collapse kills 41
Child is sole Libya jet crash survivor
Minaret collapse kills 41
Gulf
2010 2010
Gulf
Egypt shark attack kills German
2009
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2009 2009
Middle East
Hundreds feared drowned off Libya
Child found alive after Indian Ocean plane c...
Yemeni plane crashes with 154 aboard
Gulf
2009 2009
Gulf
Egypt
2009 2009
Egypt
2008
28 dead as fire engulfs plane
Third undersea Internet cable cut
28 dead as fire engulfs plane
Africa
2008 2008
Africa
Third undersea Internet cable cut
Egypt
2008 2008
Egypt
2007
'Catastrophic' volcano eruption off Yemen
Helicopter crash kills 14 U.S. soldiers
North Africa
2007 2007
North Africa
Africa
2007 2007
Africa
Cyclone pounds Mideast oil region
Egypt
2007 2007
Egypt
2006
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
Ship with 1,400 sinks in Red Sea
Hopes dim for ferry missing
Africa
2006 2006
Africa
Ferry sinks carrying 150 people
Hajj stampede kills at least 345
76 dead in Mecca hotel collapse
Ship with 1,400 sinks in Red Sea
Hopes dim for ferry missing
2005
1,000 dead in stampede
VP Garang 'dies in crash'
31 Marines killed in chopper crash
VP Garang 'dies in crash'
Africa
2005 2005
Africa
Gulf
2005 2005
Gulf
Egypt
2005 2005
Egypt
2004
Hajj stampede: 244 pilgrims dead
Airliner crashes into Red Sea
Many drown as migrant ship sinks
Quake kills 600
Airliner crashes into Red Sea
Report: Up to 70,000 dead in Darfur
Many drown as migrant ship sinks
Quake kills 600
Hajj stampede: 244 pilgrims dead
Airliner crashes into Red Sea
2003
Middle East
2003 2003
Middle East
More than 2,000 killed in 6.7 quake
More than 2,000 killed in 6.7 quake
Gulf
2003 2003
Gulf
Egypt
2003 2003
Egypt
2002
French tanker explodes
North Africa
2002 2002
North Africa
Africa
2002 2002
Africa
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2002 2002
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2002 2002
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  Migrant crisis: Scores missing after boat sinks off Libya Map of Mediterranean Sea Libya


April 2016 ... more > Top ^
Today  
  Eighty-four migrants are missing after their inflatable dinghy sank off the Libyan coast, the International Organization for Migration says
  Sudanese army transport plane crashes, killing all 5 crew Map of el-Obeid Sudan
  The Saturday crash in the city of el-Obeid killed three officers and two non-commissioned officers.
  Worker dies after falling ill at World Cup stadium site Map of Al Bayt Stadium Qatar
  Qatar: World Cup organizers say a worker has died after falling ill on the site of one of the stadiums being constructed for the 2022 tournament in Qatar
  Somalia mosque collapses kills 15 in Mogadishu Map of Mogadishu Somalia
  A mosque under refurbishment has collapsed in Somalia, killing at least 15 people and injuring 40
Apr. 2  Fire breaks out at large mall under construction in Qatar

March 2016 ... more > Top ^
Mar.28   Fire breaks out at skyscraper in 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... Mar.19  Saudi bus crash kills 19 Egyptian pilgrims Mar.18   All 61 aboard Dubai airliner killed in crash in south Russia
Map of Rostov-on-Don Russia
  Passenger jet FlyDubai Boeing 738 has crashed in the southern city of Rostov-on-Don with at least 55 passengers and six crew on board, officials say
Mar.16  14 Palestinians killed in Jordan bus accident Mar.10  Escaped tiger prowls around traffic in Qatar Mar.3  Syria conflict: Massive power blackout across country

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Feb.8  Somalia drought leaves 50,000 children 'facing death' Feb.2  Pilot killed in crash of Jordanian police helicopter  Fire forces plane to make emergency landing in Somalia

January 2016 ... more > Top ^
Jan.28  Mosul Dam in danger of collapsing, official says Jan.27  Egypt F-16 crashes during training drill, kills crew Jan.1  Dubai seeks cause of massive hotel fire at New Year

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December 2015 ... more > Top ^
Dec.31   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 Dec.27  Explosion, apparently due to gas leak, kills 3 in Giza Dec.23  At least 25 killed, 107 injured in fire at Saudi Arabia hospital Dec.10  Death toll from Saudi hajj stampede now at least 2,411

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Nov.24 Turkey Russia jet: Marine killed in pilot rescue bid
. Northern Syria Nov.8  Russia says 11,000 tourists brought back from Egypt Nov.3 Sinai crash: Russia plane flight recorders to be examined. Egypt Nov.2  IS claims 'propaganda', says Egypt president Sinai plane crash: 'External influence' caused crash. Russia Nov.1 Sinai plane crash: Victims flown back to Russia. St. Petersburg Sinai plane crash: Russian airliner 'broke up in mid-air'

October 2015 ... more > Top ^
Oct.31  Sinai plane crash: Egypt dismisses IS claim Sinai plane crash: 'No SOS call' before disaster
  No survivors on Russian airliner KGL9268 Map of Hasna Egypt
  Sinai: Airbus A-321 has crashed in central Sinai killing all 224 people on board. It left the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, bound for St Petersburg
 Wreckage was found in the Hasana area and bodies removed, along with the 'black box'. The bodies of victims still strapped to seats. Russian President Putin has declared Sunday a day of mourning
Oct.1  Hajj stampede: Iran death toll rises to 464

September 2015 ... more > Top ^
Sep.29  Hajj stampede: Saudi officials clarify toll Sep.26 Saudi mufti says stampede deaths 'beyond human control'
. Saudi Arabia Sep.24     2,411 people died in Hajj stampede Map of Mina Saudi Arabia
  Mecca: Saudi Arabia's King Salman has ordered a safety review for the Hajj pilgrimage after at least 717 people died in a stampede near the holy city of Mecca.    Another 863 people were injured in the incident at Mina. 2 mi...
Sep.11  Saudi inquiry into Grand Mosque disaster   Mecca crane collapse: 107 dead in Saudi Arabia   At least 107 people died and more than 230 people were injured when a crane collapsed in the Muslim holy city at 17:23 local time

August 2015 ... more > Top ^
Aug.27     Libya boats capsize off Zuwara carrying hundreds   Hundreds of people are feared dead after two boats carrying up to 500 migrants capsized at Mediterranean Sea, residents and officials say Aug.26  Migrant crisis: Scores of bodies found on Libya boat Aug.22 Up to 3,000 migrants rescued near Libya coast
Aug.15  More than 40 migrants died in overcrowded boat Aug.5  Hopes fade for migrants after boat capsizes in Mediterranean

July 2015 ... more > Top ^
Jul.23  35-40 people drown in Mediterranean migrant crossing

May 2015 ... more > Top ^
May.3  Nearly 3,700 migrants were rescued off Libya

April 2015 ... more > Top ^
Apr.16 Muslim migrants threw Christians overboard
. Libya Apr.14     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.    More than 8,000 have bee...
Apr.10  Bus crash: Children among 33 dead in collision

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

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Dec.11  At least 50 dead after drinking from contaminated well Dec.7  African migrant boat capsizes off Yemen, 70 dead Sep.25  Cyprus cruise ship rescued migrants 'refuse to disembark' Sep.21  Six killed after Egyptian military helicopter crashes Aug.23  Migrant boat carrying 250 capsizes off Libya Aug.21  Bus crash kills 27 in Egypt's Sinai 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 passenge...
Feb.21 11 killed as Libyan military plane crashes in Tunisia Feb.11 Algeria plane crash 'kills scores' Jan.1  Palestinian diplomat dies in blast

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Nov.17 27 killed when train crashes into cars near Cairo
Oct.25  Syria: Polio epidemic fears grow Aug.24  MSF-backed hospitals treated Syria 'chemical victims' Aug.10  16 Moroccan royal guards die in bus crash Feb.26 Tourists killed as hot air balloon explodes in Egypt   Hot air balloon exploded over the city of Luxor. Eighteen tourists were killed when the balloon dropped almost 300 meters Jan.14  Cairo military train derailment 'kills 17'

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Nov.17  Egypt bus-train crash kills 50 children 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'
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

year 2010 Top ^

Dec.12 Fierce storms strike Middle East
. Israel Dec.5  Egypt shark attack kills German 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 Jan.25  Bodies found after plane crash Jan.24 Ethiopian airliner crashes; 90 on board. Lebanon

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 Mar.31  Hundreds feared drowned off Libya

year 2008 Top ^

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 ^

Sep.30  'Catastrophic' volcano eruption off Yemen Aug.22  Helicopter crash kills 14 U.S. soldiers Jun.7  Cyclone pounds Mideast oil region

year 2006 Top ^

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.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   Mecca: People have been killed during a symbolic stoning ritual at the annual pilgrimage near Mecca Jan.5 76 dead in Mecca hotel collapse

year 2005 Top ^

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

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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 Feb.23  Quake kills 600 Feb.1  Hajj stampede: 244 pilgrims dead Jan.2  Airliner crashes into Red Sea

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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 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 breaks out at skyscraper in 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... 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   Worker dies after falling ill at World Cup stadium site Map of Al Bayt Stadium Qatar




Arab Countries, Disasters Fire Timeline ... See World Fire timeline Top ^
2016
Apr. 2  Fire breaks out at large mall under construction in Qatar
Mar.28
Jan.1  Dubai seeks cause of massive hotel fire at New Year
2015
Dec.31
Dec.23  At least 25 killed, 107 injured in fire at Saudi Arabia hospital
Feb.20  Fire rips through Dubai skyscraper
2012
May.28  Shopping mall fire in Doha, kills 19




Arab Countries, Disasters Fatal Accident Timeline ... See World Fatal Accident timeline Top ^
2016
Today
  Qatar: World Cup organizers say a worker has died after falling ill on the site of one of the stadiums being constructed for the 2022 tournament in Qatar
2005 Jan.26 31 Marines killed in chopper crash. Western Iraq



Arab Countries, Disasters Earthquake Timeline ... See World Earthquake timeline Top ^
2004 Feb.23  Quake kills 600 2003 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



Arab Countries, Disasters Highway Disaster Timeline ... See World Highway Disaster timeline Top ^
2016 Mar.19  Saudi bus crash kills 19 Egyptian pilgrims Mar.16  14 Palestinians killed in Jordan bus accident 2015 Apr.10  Bus crash: Children among 33 dead in collision 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  Egypt bus-train crash kills 50 children



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2013 Oct.25  Syria: Polio epidemic fears grow Aug.24  MSF-backed hospitals treated Syria 'chemical victims'



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2016 Today   Migrant crisis: Scores missing after boat sinks off Libya
Map of Mediterranean Sea Libya
  Eighty-four migrants are missing after their inflatable dinghy sank off the Libyan coast, the International Organization for Migration says
2015 Aug.27   Libya boats capsize off Zuwara carrying hundreds   Hundreds of people are feared dead after two boats carrying up to 500 migrants capsized at Mediterranean Sea, residents and officials say Aug.26  Migrant crisis: Scores of bodies found on Libya boat Aug.22 Up to 3,000 migrants rescued near Libya coast Aug.15  More than 40 migrants died in overcrowded boat Aug.5  Hopes fade for migrants after boat capsizes in Mediterranean Jul.23  35-40 people drown in Mediterranean migrant crossing May.3  Nearly 3,700 migrants were rescued off Libya Apr.16 Muslim migrants threw Christians overboard. Libya Apr.14   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.    More than 8,000 have bee...
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 2010 Dec.5  Egypt shark attack kills German 2009 Dec.21  UN ends search for ship survivors Mar.31  Hundreds feared drowned off Libya 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



Arab Countries, Disasters Power Outage Timeline ... See World Power Outage timeline Top ^
2016 Mar.3  Syria conflict: Massive power blackout across country 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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2010 Dec.12 Fierce storms strike Middle East
. Israel 2007 Jun.7  Cyclone pounds Mideast oil region



Arab Countries, Disasters Flood Timeline ... See World Flood timeline Top ^
2001 Nov.10  Hundreds dead in floods



Arab Countries, Disasters Stampede Timeline ... See World Stampede timeline Top ^
2015 Dec.10  Death toll from Saudi hajj stampede now at least 2,411 Oct.1  Hajj stampede: Iran death toll rises to 464 Sep.29  Hajj stampede: Saudi officials clarify toll Sep.26 Saudi mufti says stampede deaths 'beyond human control'
. Saudi Arabia Sep.24   2,411 people died in Hajj stampede Map of Mina Saudi Arabia
  Mecca: Saudi Arabia's King Salman has ordered a safety review for the Hajj pilgrimage after at least 717 people died in a stampede near the holy city of Mecca.    Another 863 people were injured in the incident at Mina. 2 mi...
2006 Jan.12 Hajj stampede kills at least 345   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



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2016 Today   Sudanese army transport plane crashes, killing all 5 crew
Map of el-Obeid Sudan
  The Saturday crash in the city of el-Obeid killed three officers and two non-commissioned officers.
Mar.18 All 61 aboard Dubai airliner killed in crash in south Russia Map of Rostov-on-Don Russia
  Passenger jet FlyDubai Boeing 738 has crashed in the southern city of Rostov-on-Don with at least 55 passengers and six crew on board, officials say
Feb.2  Pilot killed in crash of Jordanian police helicopter Feb.2  Fire forces plane to make emergency landing in Somalia Jan.27  Egypt F-16 crashes during training drill, kills crew 2015 Nov.8  Russia says 11,000 tourists brought back from Egypt Nov.3 Sinai crash: Russia plane flight recorders to be examined. Egypt Nov.2  IS claims 'propaganda', says Egypt president Nov.2 Sinai plane crash: 'External influence' caused crash. Russia Nov.1 Sinai plane crash: Victims flown back to Russia. St. Petersburg Nov.1 Sinai plane crash: Russian airliner 'broke up in mid-air' Oct.31  Sinai plane crash: Egypt dismisses IS claim Oct.31 Sinai plane crash: 'No SOS call' before disaster Oct.31   No survivors on Russian airliner KGL9268 Map of Hasna Egypt
  Sinai: Airbus A-321 has crashed in central Sinai killing all 224 people on board. It left the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, bound for St Petersburg
 Wreckage was found in the Hasana area and bodies removed, along with the 'black box'. The bodies of victims still strapped to seats. Russian President Putin has declared Sunday a day of mourning
2014 Sep.21  Six killed after Egyptian military helicopter crashes 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 passenge...
Feb.21 11 killed as Libyan military plane crashes in Tunisia Feb.11 Algeria plane crash 'kills scores' 2013 Feb.26 Tourists killed as hot air balloon explodes in 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 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 2008 Jun.10 28 dead as fire engulfs plane. Sudan 2007 Aug.22  Helicopter crash kills 14 U.S. soldiers 2006 May.6 UK troops attacked after copter crash. Southern Iraq 2005 Jul.31 VP Garang 'dies in crash'. Sudan Apr.21 6 Americans among 11 dead in copter crash. Iraq 2004 Jan.2  Airliner crashes into Red Sea 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



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2016 Today Somalia mosque collapses kills 15 in Mogadishu
Map of Mogadishu Somalia
  A mosque under refurbishment has collapsed in Somalia, killing at least 15 people and injuring 40
Jan.28  Mosul Dam in danger of collapsing, official says 2015 Sep.11  Saudi inquiry into Grand Mosque disaster Sep.11 Mecca crane collapse: 107 dead in Saudi Arabia   At least 107 people died and more than 230 people were injured when a crane collapsed in the Muslim holy city at 17:23 local time 2010 Feb.19 Minaret collapse kills 41. Morocco 2006 Jan.5 76 dead in Mecca hotel collapse



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2016 Feb.8  Somalia drought leaves 50,000 children 'facing death' 2011 Sep.5 Somalia famine 'may kill 750,000'
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



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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
Jan.14  Cairo military train derailment 'kills 17'



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2014 Dec.11  At least 50 dead after drinking from contaminated well



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2015 Nov.24 Turkey Russia jet: Marine killed in pilot rescue bid
. Northern Syria 2012 Mar.1  Red Cross to enter Homs district 2006 Feb.3  Hopes dim for ferry missing



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2015 Dec.27  Explosion, apparently due to gas leak, kills 3 in Giza 2014 Jan.1  Palestinian diplomat dies in blast 2011 Mar.28  Ammo factory blast kills at least 121 2001 Nov.21  4 children die in explosion