UPDATED: 32 killed, 63 injured in a multi-vehicle collision on Cairo-Alexandria Desert Road

Sat, 28 Oct 2023 - 09:10 GMT

More than 45 injuries were reported Saturday as a result of a multi-vehicle collision on the Cairo-Alexandria Desert Road that caused at least 13 cars charred.

Egyptian senator demands more reliance on freight trains, inland transportation to reduce traffic accidents

Mon, 29 Aug 2022 - 03:54 GMT

Member of the Housing, Municipal Management, and Transport Committee at the Senate Hani al-Assal demanded expanding reliance on freight trains and inland transportation to reduce traffic accidents.

Tens of thousands of Egyptian expats subscribe to optional life, personal accident insurance

Thu, 09 Jun 2022 - 12:28 GMT

Expats can register themselves on the website of Banque Misr, paying just LE100 per annum.

First Lady calls mother of 3 siblings who died in tragic car accident, offers condolences

Sun, 24 Apr 2022 - 02:00 GMT

First Lady Entissar al-Sisi called on Saturday the mother of three Damietta-born siblings who had died in an accident to express her condolences.

French, Belgian ambassadors express sincere thanks to President Sisi for swift action towards Aswan crash

Thu, 14 Apr 2022 - 01:26 GMT

The French Ambassador in Cairo, Marc Baretti, and the Belgian Ambassador, François Cornet, praised the quick move of Aswan Governor Ashraf Attia in the early hours of the collision of a tourist bus and a vehicle collision on the Abu Simbel Road Wednesday.

Egypt's Sisi promises 'all kinds of support' for victims of tourist bus crash, their families

Wed, 13 Apr 2022 - 03:58 GMT

President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi extended his condolences to the families of the victims of an accident involving French and Belgian tourists on a highway in Aswan, southern Egypt Wednesday, saying Egypt will give the victims and their families all kinds of support.

First trial hearing of businessman’s son over DUI crash postponed to Feb. 5

Sat, 01 Jan 2022 - 12:22 GMT

The Giza Criminal Court ruled Saturday to postpone the first hearing of the trial of Karim el-Hawary, who is accused in Sheikh Zayed collision to February 5.

Son of prominent businessman's lawyers detained for attempting to manipulate Egypt's justice system

Thu, 16 Dec 2021 - 12:39 GMT

Two lawyers of the son of a prominent businessman had their detention renewed on Wednesday for allegedly posing as prosecutors and attempting to illegally obtain CCTV that recorded a horrific car accident in which their client killed four boys.

Trial of businessman's son over driving under influence crash begins in January

Tue, 14 Dec 2021 - 02:40 GMT

Egypt’s prosecution has referred Karim el-Hawary, the son of renowned Egyptian businessman Mohamed el-Hawary, to the criminal court on Monday over charges of manslaughter while driving under the influence.

In pics: 40 injured in locomotive-train collision in Alexandria - Health Ministry

Tue, 22 Jun 2021 - 11:05 GMT

Egypt’s Railway Authority announced that a train tractor collided with another train at Misr Station in Alexandria, leaving eight people sustaining minor injuries.

2 people killed, 6 others injured in train-minibus collision southern Cairo

Mon, 21 Jun 2021 - 08:09 GMT

Attorney-General Hamada El Sawy ordered launching an investigation into the rain-minibus collision in southern Cairo

Toukh locals donate blood to the injured, offer food and water to those at the site to break their fast

Sun, 18 Apr 2021 - 08:03 GMT

Locals in Toukh have shown exemplary chivalry at the of the train accident in their town, with hundreds flocking to donate their blood to the victims and distributing water and meals to those still at the site at dusk when Muslims break their long fast from dawn during Ramadan.

11 killed, 98 injured in Toukh train derailment in 3rd railway accident in month

Sun, 18 Apr 2021 - 06:52 GMT

A total of 11 people were killed and 98 injured in the Sunday derailment of a train in Toukh, the Delta, where most of the injuries are fractures and segmental wounds.

Pics: Sisi orders investigation into derailment of train in Egypt's Delta

Sun, 18 Apr 2021 - 06:04 GMT

President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi ordered an investigation into the derailment of four carriages of a train on the way from Cairo to Qalyubia, the Delta, on Sunday.

Egypt's Sports Minister gets injured in car accident while on way to launch new facilities

Sun, 18 Apr 2021 - 03:40 GMT

His guard got injured either, and they are receiving treatment in the hospital.

15 people injured after train derailed in Egypt’s Sharqiya

Thu, 15 Apr 2021 - 11:36 GMT

The train, which was bound from Cairo to Mansoura town, stopped near Menya el Qameh town after two railcars derailed off the track.

Public prosecutor orders apprehension of Sohag trains drivers pending investigation

Mon, 29 Mar 2021 - 12:22 GMT

Public Prosecutor Hamada al-Sawy ordered Monday the apprehension of the drivers of both Sohag trains and six others pending investigation.

LE100K for family of victims killed in Sohag train collision, death toll decreases after 20 recovered from coma

Sat, 27 Mar 2021 - 05:11 GMT

Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly has said measures have been taken to compensate the victims of the Sohag train collision and their families, as well as precautions to avoid such accidents.

UPDATE: Injury toll of Upper Egypt’s Sohag train collision rises to 108

Fri, 26 Mar 2021 - 02:54 GMT

The government will provide the relatives of the Sohag train collision victims with urgent aid.

Breaking: Two trains collided in Upper Egypt, human casualties reported

Fri, 26 Mar 2021 - 11:15 GMT

Human casualties were reported, the source added, clarifying that an air-conditioned train collided with another passenger train from the back.