Egypt's Suez Canal exempts ship rescuing oil tanker in Yemen from fare

Mon, 08 May 2023 - 11:53 GMT

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced Sunday that the Suez Canal Authority had exempted the rescue ship heading to Yemen to carry out the salvage of the ageing oil tanker FSO Safer from the crossing fare.

Egyptian Naval Force rescues crew of capsized cargo ship

Mon, 14 Mar 2022 - 10:30 GMT

Nine of those are Syrian, while one is Indian.

Alexandria port rescues crew of sunken Lebanese ship

Sat, 12 Mar 2022 - 01:03 GMT

Rescuers at Alexandria port saved the crew of a Lebanese ship that sank outside the external anchorage of the Mediterranean port on Saturday.

Pictures: Civil protection unit rescues cat stuck on muti-storey building

Fri, 26 Feb 2021 - 09:12 GMT

Civil protection men descended the building from the roof using a rope to get the cat out of the window where she was stuck, after resident’s attempts to save it failed.

Video: 4 killed as 2 buildings collapsed in Alexandria amid heavy rain

Fri, 20 Nov 2020 - 07:13 GMT

Four people were killed and six others were wounded, as two buildings in Alexandria’s western districts of Karmuz and Gomrok collapsed on Friday, due to bad weather and heavy rain.

Egyptian navy rescues Turkish-flagged boat carrying 57 passengers

Fri, 23 Oct 2020 - 10:59 GMT

The boat sent a distress signal at 12:00 pm on Thursday after a sudden technical malfunction occurred in the boat, Refai said.

Italian press, media laud heroic act of Egyptian student

Wed, 27 Mar 2019 - 12:10 GMT

Italian media lauded the heroic act of the Egyptian kid; who rescued school’ bus in Milan; after its driver’ trial to hijack and burn the whole bus.

Italy officially grants Egyptian Rami Shehata citizenship for heroic act

Wed, 27 Mar 2019 - 11:53 GMT

Last week, the name of Shehata, 13, made headlines when he succeeded to save the lives of his classmates when their bus driver, originally from Senegal, hijacked the bus, and threatened to shoot them or set the bus on fire.

UK honors cave rescue divers, Twiggy, Monty Python's Palin

Mon, 31 Dec 2018 - 02:20 GMT

A team of British divers who helped save a junior football team stranded in a flooded cave in Thailand were awarded in Britain's traditional New Year Honors.

9 fishermen rescued after boat breaks in Red Sea

Sat, 13 Oct 2018 - 02:13 GMT

The society received a distress signal from a fishing boat called “Lolo’a” carrying nine fishermen after a technical failure while sailing in Zaafrana area in northern Red Sea.

A scam on the roof of the world

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 - 12:16 GMT

It started with rumours and numbers that didn’t add up. It led to hours scanning reviews on TripAdvisor and weeks hiking around Mount Everest.

Navy rescues tourist yacht in Hurghada

Thu, 15 Mar 2018 - 09:06 GMT

The Egyptian Navy rescued a tourist yacht with four crew members on board, after fire broke out in it, off the southern coast of the tourist resort city of Hurghada in the Red Sea governorate.

Investigators search snow for clues to deadly Russian plane crash

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 - 01:30 GMT

Rescuers on Monday searched through deep snow for body parts and debris after a Russian passenger plane crashed near Moscow minutes after take-off.

Egyptian ocean rowers rescued after 11 hours missing in Atlantic

Sat, 23 Dec 2017 - 09:32 GMT

Two Egyptians, Omar Samra and Omar Nour, were rescued on Friday after missing for roughly 11 hours in the Atlantic, while participating in the Atlantic Challenge.

Fox, viper rescued in gov’t-civil society cooperation

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 - 08:53 GMT

A red fox and a hornet viper have been rescued from Sharm el-Sheikh Airport and released into Ras Mohamed National Park in civil society-government cooperation.

Race to rescue survivors from ruins of Mexico quake

Sat, 09 Sep 2017 - 01:00 GMT

Police, soldiers and emergency workers raced Friday to rescue survivors from the ruins of Mexico's most powerful earthquake in a century.

Egypt’s naval forces rescue Italian ship in the Mediterranean

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 - 12:53 GMT

Egyptian naval forces, in cooperation with Greek naval forces, rescued an Italian ship from sinking off Marsa Matrough shore in the Mediterranean Sea.

In pictures: Kitten rescued after 3 days trapped in stairwell

Wed, 10 May 2017 - 07:26 GMT

A kitten has been rescued by the fire fighters after spending three days in a small stairwell in Cairo’s blue-collar district of Shubra.