Egypt’s Prime Minister inspects site of Alahram Studio blaze, orders financial compensation for affected families

Sat, 16 Mar 2024 - 12:34 GMT

The Prime Minister also instructed authorities to issue national IDs for those who lost theirs during the incident.

Massive blaze engulfs one of oldest Egyptian cinematic studios in Giza

Sat, 16 Mar 2024 - 11:17 GMT

The fire broke out inside a filming building after ending the last episode of “Al Maalem,” one of Ramadan T.V. series. Al-Ahram Studio was established in 1944 by two Greek nationals on an area of 27,000 quare meters. It includes a group of plazas, a showroom and a recording hall and a film development laboratory. It has been a place for filming many dramatic and cinematic works that remained etched on Egyptian’s minds, as nearly 500 dramatic and cinematic works were filmed.

Fire breaks in Egypt's Ismailiyah Security Directorate incurring 26 injuries

Mon, 02 Oct 2023 - 08:46 GMT

The fire has been contained by both the Civil Protection Forces and the Egyptian Armed Forces.

Photos: Fire in Awqaf Ministry’s Cairo building caused by electrical short circuit, no casualties: Interior Ministry

Sat, 05 Aug 2023 - 07:25 GMT

A fire that broke out on Saturday in the Cairo headquarters of the Ministry of Religious Endowments (Awqaf Ministry) was caused by an electrical short circuit, the Ministry of Interior said in a statement.

Wildfires in Greece’s Rhodes burn for 5th day as village evacuated

Sun, 23 Jul 2023 - 12:52 GMT

Villagers in Laerma received the 112 evacuation text message at around 10.30 p.m.

3 British tourists missing after boat catches fire near Egypt’s Marsa Alam

Mon, 12 Jun 2023 - 01:27 GMT

A total of 15 British tourists, 10 crew members and 2 tourist guides were on board the boat when it caught fire on Sunday, a statement by the Red Sea governorate read.

9 killed as microbus crashes, catches fire on Middle Ring Rd in Egypt’s 6th of October City

Thu, 01 Jun 2023 - 10:13 GMT

Nine people were killed and four were injured as a microbus crashed and caught fire on the Middle Ring Road in 6th of October City in northern Egypt’s Giza governorate late on Wednesday.

Photos: 23 injured as fire breaks out in gov’t services building in Cairo

Mon, 29 May 2023 - 05:08 GMT

23 people were injured as a fire broke out in the government services building in Cairo’s 15th of May city on Monday.

UK’s Truss fires finance minister as economic plan in tatters

Fri, 14 Oct 2022 - 02:40 GMT

The chancellor of the exchequer was dismissed in person by Truss after he rushed back early from international meetings in Washington, multiple media reports said, and she was due later to hold her first Downing Street news conference.

Egypt's Coptic Church spox reveals cause of smoke at Shubra church

Sun, 21 Aug 2022 - 12:35 GMT

Spokesman of the Coptic Church Qoms Moussa Ibrahim revealed the reason behind the smoke that rose from Martyr Mar Gerges Church in Cairo's Shubra neighborhood in the evening of Saturday.

Photos: 2 injured as fire breaks out at Carrefour in northern Egypt’s Alexandria

Sat, 20 Aug 2022 - 05:09 GMT

Civil protection units managed to bring the fire, which broke out in the play area of the mall beside the food court, the governor noted.

In 48 hours, fire breaks out in another church in Egypt but without injuries

Tue, 16 Aug 2022 - 02:55 GMT

Firefighting forces extinguished Tuesday a fire that broke out in the ground floor of Bishop Beshoy Church in Menya governorate situated in Upper Egypt.

Egypt’s First Lady offers condolences for victims of Imbaba Church fire

Sun, 14 Aug 2022 - 04:46 GMT

“I offer my deep and sincere condolences for the victims of the Imbaba church fire. I ask God almighty to engulf them with His vast mercy and grant patience and solace to their families and wish the injured a very speedy recovery,” the First Lady said.

Egypt gives compensations to relatives of Imbaba Church fire victims

Sun, 14 Aug 2022 - 04:36 GMT

A total of 41 people and 12 others were injured in the fire at the Abo Sefein Church in Imbaba district in Giza Governorate on Sunday, mostly due to suffocation and stampede.

Arab countries offer condolences to Egypt over church fire victims

Sun, 14 Aug 2022 - 01:06 GMT

Abu Seifein Church in Imbaba district located in the Greater Cairo district of Imbaba witnessed a fire this morning, during the Divine Liturgy due to “an electrical malfunction.”

Sisi pays condolences to families of church fire victims, instructs provision of all kinds of care

Sun, 14 Aug 2022 - 10:20 GMT

President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi paid his condolences to the families of the victims of a fire accident at a church in Cairo on Sunday.

12 injured in huge fire broke out in 3 buildings in Cairo

Mon, 31 Jan 2022 - 10:01 GMT

A total of 11 people were injured in a fire that broke out Sunday in a three-storey building in Hussein district in Cairo.

Egypt expresses sincere condolences to Bangladesh for victims of ferry fire

Sun, 26 Dec 2021 - 08:39 GMT

At least 38 people were killed and dozens of others were injured on Friday after a fire swept through a three-decked ferry that was carrying more than 500 people on board near the town of Jhalakathi, BBC reported on Saturday.

Criminal lab assigned to investigate cause of Gouna Film Festival’s Hall fire in Egypt’s Red Sea governorate

Thu, 14 Oct 2021 - 09:05 GMT

A security source confirmed that the criminal lab was assigned to determine the causes of a fire that broke out in the main hall that will host El Gouna Film Festival.

In Pics: Fire in Alex waterfront restaurant controlled

Wed, 29 Sep 2021 - 12:25 GMT

Traffic was partially diverted from the Kornish in Gleem to San Stefano so as not to disrupt morning rush hour.