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B. 11-13 Iran-Iraq border earthquake is deadliest of 2017 Sarpol-e-Zahab, Kermanshah, Iran
11-12 Iran-Iraq earthquake kills more than 140, injures at least 860 Halabja, Northern Iraq
D. 11-08 Yemen: UN official warns of world's biggest famine Yemen
E. 11-05 Saudi prince killed in helicopter crash near Yemen border Saudi Arabia
F. 08-11 Egypt trains collide in Alexandria killing dozens Khurshid, Alexandria, Egypt
G. 08-09 Teenage migrants 'deliberately drowned' by smugglers in Yemen Yemen
7. 08-03 Large fire rips through Dubai's Torch Tower
8. 07-12 Saudi Arabia house fire leaves 11 foreign workers dead Najran, Saudi Arabia
9. 07-02 Syrian refugee camp in Lebanon destroyed by fire Qab Elias, Lebanon

Recent Summary.     Click for More > Yemen: UN official warns of world's biggest famine Teenage migrants 'deliberately drowned' by smugglers in Yemen EgyptAir crash: Wreckage found in Mediterranean Fire sweeps through Dubai skyscraper   No survivors on Russian airliner KGL9268 Map of Hasna Egypt  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   2,411 people died in Hajj stampede   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... Mecca crane collapse: 107 dead in Saudi Arabia Explosion at mine in western Turkey left 200 workers dead   The blast, followed by a fire, occurred at a coal mine. A huge rescue operation is under way to reach hundreds more trapped miners Tourists killed as hot air balloon explodes in Egypt Turkish earthquake topples hotel 7.2 quake strikes eastern Turkey Dozens killed in northern Israel forest fire Ethiopian airliner crashes; 90 on board 168 feared dead as plane crashes Ship with 1,400 sinks in Red Sea Hajj stampede kills at least 345 76 dead in Mecca hotel collapse 110 killed in plane crash 1,000 dead in stampede 31 Marines killed in chopper crash 28,000 dead after earthquake   The earthquake is destroying most of the ancient city of Bam. More than 30,000 were injured
Iran-Iraq border earthquake is deadliest of 2017   Iran-Iraq earthquake kills more than 140, injures at least 860 Map of Halabja Iraq
Nov.13   Iran
Nov.12   Northern Iraq
  More than 140 people had been killed and at least 860 injured on Iran's side of the border. 6 people dead inside Iraq, along with more than 200 injured
Nov.8   Yemen
Aug.9   Yemen


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Nov.13   Iran  
Nov.12   Northern Iraq  
  More than 140 people had been killed and at least 860 injured on Iran's side of the border. 6 people dead inside Iraq, along with more than 200 injured
Nov.8   Yemen     Yemen: UN official warns of world's biggest famine  Yemen faces the world's largest famine in decades 'with millions of victims' if aid deliveries are not resumed, a senior UN official has war... Nov.5  Saudi Arabia  Saudi prince killed in helicopter crash near Yemen border

August 2017 ... more > Top ^
Aug.11  Egypt  Egypt trains collide in Alexandria killing dozens Aug.9   Yemen   Teenage migrants 'deliberately drowned' by smugglers in Yemen
  At least 29 teenage migrants were drowned among 120 people who were deliberately pushed from a boat into the sea Aug.3  Dubai  Large fire rips through Dubai's Torch Tower

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Jul.12  Saudi Arabia  Saudi Arabia house fire leaves 11 foreign workers dead Jul.2  Lebanon  Syrian refugee camp in Lebanon destroyed by fire

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Jun.23  Turkey  Turkish water park: Children and adults electrocuted Jun.13  Mosul  Displaced hit by food poisoning in camp near Mosul

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May.13  Turkey  Turkey tourist bus falls from cliff, killing 23 May.3  Iran  Iran miners killed trying to save trapped colleagues

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Jan.26  Yemen  UN officials: Yemen could face famine if no immediate action Jan.19  Tehran  Tehran fire: 20 firemen killed as high-rise collapses Jan.17  Gaza  Power shortages leave Gaza in the dark

year 2016 Top ^

Dec.12  Dubai  Fire breaks out in high-rise on Dubai's palm island Nov.24   Northern Israel Haifa fire overcome but others rage elsewhere in Israel
Nov.14  Syria  Russian MiG-29 fighter jet crashes in Mediterranean Aug.3   Dubai Firefighter killed after jet crash-lands in Dubai with 300 people on board Aug.1   Northern Syria Russian helicopter shot down in Syria, all 5 onboard dead Jun.19   Sunni Triangle IS conflict: Falluja 'humanitarian disaster' warning Jun.16   Egypt EgyptAir plane's voice recorder found Jun.15   Egypt EgyptAir crash: Wreckage found in Mediterranean   Wreckage of the EgyptAir flight that went missing over the Mediterranean last month has been found, Egyptian investigators say Jun.1  Egypt  EgyptAir crash: Black box signals heard by search teams May.20   Egypt EgyptAir: 'Smoke detected' inside cabin before crash   Egypt EgyptAir crash: Debris found from flight MS804 Mar.28  United Arab Emirates  Fire breaks out at skyscraper in United Arab Emirates Feb.8  Turkey  Migrant crisis: '24 dead' off Turkey as boat sinks

year 2015 Top ^

Dec.31   Dubai   Fire sweeps through Dubai skyscraper   A huge fire has broken out in a high-rise hotel in central Dubai close to the world's tallest skyscraper, the Burj Khalifa Nov.24   Northern Syria Turkey Russia jet: Marine killed in pilot rescue bid
Nov.3  Egypt  Sinai crash: Russia plane flight recorders to be examined Nov.1   Sinai Sinai plane crash: Russian airliner 'broke up in mid-air' Oct.31  Sinai  Sinai plane crash: 'No SOS call' before disaster   Sinai   No survivors on Russian airliner KGL9268 Map of Hasna Egypt
  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
Sep.26  Saudi Arabia  Saudi mufti says stampede deaths 'beyond human control' Sep.24   Mecca     2,411 people died in Hajj stampede Map of Mina Saudi Arabia
  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.20  Turkey  Dozens of refugees feared dead after boat incidents in Aegean Sea Sep.11   Mecca   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 Feb.20  Dubai  Fire rips through Dubai skyscraper

year 2014 Top ^

Dec.7  Yemen  African migrant boat capsizes off Yemen, 70 dead Aug.10   Tehran Iran plane crash near Tehran kills 38
May.18  Turkey  Arrests over Turkish mine deaths May.17   Turkey Turkish search efforts end after last bodies found in mine May.14  Turkey  Turkish mine disaster: Unions calls protest strike May.13   Turkey Explosion at mine in western Turkey left 200 workers dead Map of Soma Manisa Turkey
  The blast, followed by a fire, occurred at a coal mine. A huge rescue operation is under way to reach hundreds more trapped miners.    Oxygen is being pumped into the privately owned mine....


year 2013 Top ^

Apr.16   Southern Iran Strong earthquake rocks Iran, Pakistan
Apr.9  Southern Iran  Quake strikes Iran, near nuclear site Feb.26   Egypt 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

year 2012 Top ^

Nov.17  Egypt  Egypt bus-train crash kills 50 children Aug.12  Iran  Rescue operations end after Iran quakes kill 250

year 2011 Top ^

Nov.9   Turkey   Turkish earthquake topples hotel   At least four people died and 50 more were buried under rubble from an earthquake in eastern Turkey. 16 people were rescued from under rubbl... Oct.27  Turkey  Pulled alive 100 hours after earthquake Oct.24  Turkey  Death toll rises after Turkish quake Oct.23   Turkey     7.2 quake strikes eastern Turkey
Map of Van Turkey  In the most powerful earthquake in a decade, citizens were using flashlights and shovels as they clambered over the rubble of collapsed buildings Jan.9  Iran  Plane with 105 aboard crashes in Iran Jan.3  Yemen  80 African migrants feared drowned

year 2010 Top ^

Dec.12   Israel Fierce storms strike Middle East
Dec.5  Sinai  Egypt shark attack kills German Dec.2   Northern Israel   Dozens killed in northern Israel forest fire   A bus carrying up to 50 people overturned after the driver lost control of the vehicle because of the fire and surrounding smoke Jan.24   Lebanon   Ethiopian airliner crashes; 90 on board   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 ^

Jul.24  Iran  17 die as plane skids, bursts into flames Jul.15   Iran   168 feared dead as plane crashes   An Iranian airliner en route to Armenia crashed killing all passengers and crew plunged into the ground and disintegrated on impact Mar.27  Turkey  Bodies found at helicopter crash site

year 2008 Top ^

Dec.16  Southern Israel  Tourist bus crash kills 24 Feb.1   United Arab Emirates Third undersea Internet cable cut
Jan.20  Gaza  Gaza City plunged into darkness

year 2007 Top ^

Nov.29   Turkey Jetliner with 56 people on board crashed
Sep.30  Yemen  'Catastrophic' volcano eruption off Yemen Aug.22  Northern Iraq  Helicopter crash kills 14 U.S. soldiers Jun.7  Oman  Cyclone pounds Mideast oil region

year 2006 Top ^

May.6   Southern Iraq UK troops attacked after copter crash
Apr.6  Djibouti  69 dead as ferry capsizes Mar.30   Bahrain Ferry sinks carrying 150 people Mar.21  Azerbaijan  Bird flu kills five Feb.3  Egypt  Hopes dim for ferry missing   Egypt   Ship with 1,400 sinks in Red Sea  An aging passenger ferry loaded to near capacity with dozens of vehicles sank. 100 survivors had been rescued Jan.12   Mecca   Hajj stampede kills at least 345
Map of Mecca Saudi Arabia  People have been killed during a symbolic stoning ritual at the annual pilgrimage near Mecca Jan.8   Turkey Three new bird flu cases Jan.5   Mecca   76 dead in Mecca hotel collapse  A hotel in Islam's holiest city collapsed as millions of Muslims arrived for the annual Hajj pilgrimage Jan.1   Turkey Bird flu suspect dies

year 2005 Top ^

Dec.6   Tehran   110 killed in plane crash  The air force C-130 -- carrying more than 90 people has crashed near Tehran after hitting a 10-story apartment building Oct.13  Turkey  Bird flu 'is deadly strain' Aug.31   Baghdad   1,000 dead in stampede
  323 others injured on a bridge after a massive Shiite religious commemoration erupted into panic Apr.21   Iraq 6 Americans among 11 dead in copter crash
Feb.22   Southern Iran 500 killed in quake Jan.26   Western Iraq 31 Marines killed in chopper crash  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 ^

Jun.24  Iran  70 dead in tanker horror smash Feb.18   Iran Train blast destroys villages, 300 killed
Feb.1  Saudi Arabia  Hajj stampede: 244 pilgrims dead Jan.8  Southern Iran  Man found alive in quake rubble Jan.3  Iran  Woman, 97, found alive in quake ruins Jan.2   Egypt Airliner crashes into Red Sea

year 2003 Top ^

Dec.25   Southern Iran   28,000 dead after earthquake
Map of Bam Iran
  The earthquake is destroying most of the ancient city of Bam. More than 30,000 were injured.    Aid workers caring for 100,000 survivors are calling for more help. Iran's president welcomed the US. 80% of Bam's mud...
May.1   Turkey Children trapped in quake Feb.19   Iran Military plane crash kills 302 Jan.8  Turkey  Plane crashes, 75 dead, 5 survivors

year 2002 Top ^

Dec.23  Iran  Ukrainian plane crash kills 46 Oct.6   Yemen French tanker explodes
Jun.22  Iran  300 killed in earthquake

year 2001 Top ^

Nov.21  Gaza  4 children die in explosion May.24   Jerusalem Wedding hall collapses, 25 dead



Haifa fire overcome but others rage elsewhere in Israel Fire sweeps through Dubai skyscraper   A huge fire has broken out in a high-rise hotel in central Dubai close to the world's tallest skyscraper, the Burj Khalifa Dozens killed in northern Israel forest fire   A bus carrying up to 50 people overturned after the driver lost control of the vehicle because of the fire and surrounding smoke 31 Marines killed in chopper crash  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   Iran-Iraq border earthquake is deadliest of 2017   A huge rescue effort is under way after a powerful uake struck Iran's border with Iraq, killing more than 400 people and injuring more than ...   Iran-Iraq earthquake kills more than 140, injures at least 860 Map of Halabja Iraq




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2017
Aug.3  Dubai  Large fire rips through Dubai's Torch Tower
Jul.12  Saudi Arabia  Saudi Arabia house fire leaves 11 foreign workers dead
Jul.2  Lebanon  Syrian refugee camp in Lebanon destroyed by fire
Jan.19  Tehran  Tehran fire: 20 firemen killed as high-rise collapses
2016
Dec.12  Dubai  Fire breaks out in high-rise on Dubai's palm island
Nov.24   Northern Israel
Mar.28  United Arab Emirates  Fire breaks out at skyscraper in United Arab Emirates
2015
Dec.31   Dubai
Feb.20  Dubai  Fire rips through Dubai skyscraper
2010
Dec.2   Northern Israel




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2005
Jan.26   Western Iraq




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2017
Nov.13   Iran
Nov.12   Northern Iraq
  More than 140 people had been killed and at least 860 injured on Iran's side of the border. 6 people dead inside Iraq, along with more than 200 injured
2013 Apr.16   Southern Iran Strong earthquake rocks Iran, Pakistan Apr.9  Southern Iran  Quake strikes Iran, near nuclear site 2012 Aug.12  Iran  Rescue operations end after Iran quakes kill 250 2011 Nov.9   Turkey Turkish earthquake topples hotel   At least four people died and 50 more were buried under rubble from an earthquake in eastern Turkey. 16 people were rescued from under rubbl... Oct.27  Turkey  Pulled alive 100 hours after earthquake Oct.24  Turkey  Death toll rises after Turkish quake Oct.23   Turkey   7.2 quake strikes eastern Turkey
Map of Van Turkey  In the most powerful earthquake in a decade, citizens were using flashlights and shovels as they clambered over the rubble of collapsed buildings 2005 Feb.22   Southern Iran 500 killed in quake 2003 Dec.25   Southern Iran 28,000 dead after earthquake Map of Bam Iran
  The earthquake is destroying most of the ancient city of Bam. More than 30,000 were injured.    Aid workers caring for 100,000 survivors are calling for more help. Iran's president welcomed the US. 80% of Bam's mud...
May.1   Turkey Children trapped in quake 2002 Jun.22  Iran  300 killed in earthquake



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2017 May.13  Turkey  Turkey tourist bus falls from cliff, killing 23 2012 Nov.17  Egypt  Egypt bus-train crash kills 50 children 2008 Dec.16  Southern Israel  Tourist bus crash kills 24 2004 Jun.24  Iran  70 dead in tanker horror smash



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2006 Mar.21  Azerbaijan  Bird flu kills five Jan.8   Turkey Three new bird flu cases
Jan.1   Turkey Bird flu suspect dies 2005 Oct.13  Turkey  Bird flu 'is deadly strain'



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2017 Aug.9   Yemen   Teenage migrants 'deliberately drowned' by smugglers in Yemen
  At least 29 teenage migrants were drowned among 120 people who were deliberately pushed from a boat into the sea 2016 Feb.8  Turkey  Migrant crisis: '24 dead' off Turkey as boat sinks 2015 Sep.20  Turkey  Dozens of refugees feared dead after boat incidents in Aegean Sea 2014 Dec.7  Yemen  African migrant boat capsizes off Yemen, 70 dead 2011 Jan.3  Yemen  80 African migrants feared drowned 2010 Dec.5  Sinai  Egypt shark attack kills German 2006 Apr.6  Djibouti  69 dead as ferry capsizes Mar.30   Bahrain Ferry sinks carrying 150 people Feb.3   Egypt Ship with 1,400 sinks in Red Sea
  An aging passenger ferry loaded to near capacity with dozens of vehicles sank. 100 survivors had been rescued 2002 Oct.6   Yemen French tanker explodes



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2017 Jan.17  Gaza  Power shortages leave Gaza in the dark 2008 Feb.1   United Arab Emirates Third undersea Internet cable cut
Jan.20  Gaza  Gaza City plunged into darkness



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



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2017 May.3  Iran  Iran miners killed trying to save trapped colleagues 2014 May.18  Turkey  Arrests over Turkish mine deaths May.17   Turkey Turkish search efforts end after last bodies found in mine
May.14  Turkey  Turkish mine disaster: Unions calls protest strike May.13   Turkey Explosion at mine in western Turkey left 200 workers dead Map of Soma Manisa Turkey
  The blast, followed by a fire, occurred at a coal mine. A huge rescue operation is under way to reach hundreds more trapped miners.    Oxygen is being pumped into the privately owned mine....




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2010 Dec.12   Israel Fierce storms strike Middle East
2007 Jun.7  Oman  Cyclone pounds Mideast oil region



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2015 Sep.26  Saudi Arabia  Saudi mufti says stampede deaths 'beyond human control' Sep.24   Mecca   2,411 people died in Hajj stampede
Map of Mina Saudi Arabia
  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   Mecca Hajj stampede kills at least 345 Map of Mecca Saudi Arabia  People have been killed during a symbolic stoning ritual at the annual pilgrimage near Mecca 2005 Aug.31   Baghdad 1,000 dead in stampede  323 others injured on a bridge after a massive Shiite religious commemoration erupted into panic 2004 Feb.1  Saudi Arabia  Hajj stampede: 244 pilgrims dead



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2017 Nov.5  Saudi Arabia  Saudi prince killed in helicopter crash near Yemen border 2016 Nov.14  Syria  Russian MiG-29 fighter jet crashes in Mediterranean Aug.3   Dubai Firefighter killed after jet crash-lands in Dubai with 300 people on board
Aug.1   Northern Syria Russian helicopter shot down in Syria, all 5 onboard dead Jun.16   Egypt EgyptAir plane's voice recorder found Jun.15   Egypt EgyptAir crash: Wreckage found in Mediterranean   Wreckage of the EgyptAir flight that went missing over the Mediterranean last month has been found, Egyptian investigators say Jun.1  Egypt  EgyptAir crash: Black box signals heard by search teams May.20   Egypt EgyptAir: 'Smoke detected' inside cabin before crash May.20   Egypt EgyptAir crash: Debris found from flight MS804 2015 Nov.3  Egypt  Sinai crash: Russia plane flight recorders to be examined Nov.1   Sinai Sinai plane crash: Russian airliner 'broke up in mid-air' Oct.31  Sinai  Sinai plane crash: 'No SOS call' before disaster Oct.31   Sinai   No survivors on Russian airliner KGL9268 Map of Hasna Egypt
  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 Aug.10   Tehran Iran plane crash near Tehran kills 38 2013 Feb.26   Egypt 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 2011 Jan.9  Iran  Plane with 105 aboard crashes in Iran 2010 Jan.24   Lebanon Ethiopian airliner crashes; 90 on board   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 Jul.24  Iran  17 die as plane skids, bursts into flames Jul.15   Iran 168 feared dead as plane crashes   An Iranian airliner en route to Armenia crashed killing all passengers and crew plunged into the ground and disintegrated on impact Mar.27  Turkey  Bodies found at helicopter crash site 2007 Nov.29   Turkey Jetliner with 56 people on board crashed Aug.22  Northern Iraq  Helicopter crash kills 14 U.S. soldiers 2006 May.6   Southern Iraq UK troops attacked after copter crash 2005 Dec.6   Tehran 110 killed in plane crash  The air force C-130 -- carrying more than 90 people has crashed near Tehran after hitting a 10-story apartment building Apr.21   Iraq 6 Americans among 11 dead in copter crash 2004 Jan.2   Egypt Airliner crashes into Red Sea 2003 Feb.19   Iran Military plane crash kills 302 Jan.8  Turkey  Plane crashes, 75 dead, 5 survivors 2002 Dec.23  Iran  Ukrainian plane crash kills 46



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2015 Sep.11   Mecca 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 2006 Jan.5   Mecca 76 dead in Mecca hotel collapse  A hotel in Islam's holiest city collapsed as millions of Muslims arrived for the annual Hajj pilgrimage 2001 May.24   Jerusalem Wedding hall collapses, 25 dead




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2017 Nov.8   Yemen   Yemen: UN official warns of world's biggest famine  Yemen faces the world's largest famine in decades 'with millions of victims' if aid deliveries are not resumed, a senior UN official has war... Jan.26  Yemen  UN officials: Yemen could face famine if no immediate action



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2017 Aug.11  Egypt  Egypt trains collide in Alexandria killing dozens 2004 Feb.18   Iran Train blast destroys villages, 300 killed




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2017 Jun.13  Mosul  Displaced hit by food poisoning in camp near Mosul



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2015 Nov.24   Northern Syria Turkey Russia jet: Marine killed in pilot rescue bid
2006 Feb.3  Egypt  Hopes dim for ferry missing 2004 Jan.8  Southern Iran  Man found alive in quake rubble Jan.3  Iran  Woman, 97, found alive in quake ruins



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2001 Nov.21  Gaza  4 children die in explosion