Articles tagged 'cairo'

Cairo building collapse kills 10 25 November 2014 CAIRO - A block of flats has collapsed in Egypt's capital, Cairo, killing at least 10 people, officials say. Seven people were also injured when the eight-storey building in the western suburb of Matariya collapsed overnight. Emergency services chief Gen Mamdouh Abdul Qader said rescue work...
Warriors to know Chan rivals today 18 September 2013 HARARE – Zimbabwe will know their pool opponents for the 2014 African Nations Championship (Chan) when the draw is held in Cairo, Egypt, today. The Warriors were on Monday seeded ahead of today's draw alongside hosts South Africa, DR Congo and Ghana. The decision for the seeding was based o...
Egypt to try ex-President Morsi 2 September 2013 CAIRO - Egypt's state prosecutor says he has referred ousted President Mohammed Morsi for trial on charges of inciting the murder of protesters. The accusations relate to violence outside the presidential palace in Cairo last December when at least seven people were killed in clashes. Fourt...
Egyptian police killed in ambush 19 August 2013 CAIRO - At least 24 Egyptian policemen have been killed in an ambush attack in the Sinai peninsula. Medical sources and officials said the police were in two buses which came under attack from armed men close to the town of Rafah on the Gaza border. Three policemen were also reported to hav...
Cairo offices torched as deaths rise 15 August 2013 CAIRO - Hundreds of Muslim Brotherhood supporters have stormed a government building in Cairo and set it on fire. The move comes a day after security forces broke up the Brotherhood's protest camps, leaving hundreds dead. Brotherhood members had been protesting for weeks about the army's ov...
Cairo readies for pro-Morsi rally 1 December 2012 CAIRO - Backers of Egypt's President Mohammed Morsi are to hold a mass rally to support his sweeping new powers and the drafting of a constitution opponents say is too Islamist. The demonstration in Cairo comes after days of rival protests by supporters and opponents of the president. His opponen...