Monday, December 6, 2021

Egypt

Egypt arrests 3 over thousands of dumped Covid jabs

Some 13,412 doses had been found dumped but were unfit for use due to poor storage conditions and insufficient cooling while another 4,988 doses had also been lost.

Egypt court upholds life sentences for 10 Muslim Brotherhood leaders

Egyptian trials and death sentences for Islamist extremists have consistently drawn scathing criticism from rights groups as a mockery of justice.

11 dead, almost 100 hurt in Egypt train accident

Egyptian rail disasters are generally attributed to poor infrastructure and maintenance.

Egypt to seize ship that blocked Suez Canal until US$900 million compensation paid, report says

The Ever Given will be placed under court supervision until the operator fulfils the Suez Canal Authority's demands, report says.

Grounded container ship moved after nearly a week

However, it is still unclear when the Suez Canal can be reopened.

From Ikea furniture to live animals, the cargo stranded in Suez logjam

Industry experts have estimated the total value of goods marooned at sea at anywhere between US$3 billion and US$9.6 billion.

How much is the Suez mishap going to cost?

Up to 90% of shipments are not insured against delays, British maritime shipping publication Lloyd's List says.

Egypt shuts Suez Canal amid struggle to refloat grounded ship

Tug boats, dredgers and heavy earth-moving equipment have been deployed, but so far the ship has not budged.

Turkey, Egypt condemn proposed French ‘Islamophobic’ laws

The French public want to boost secularism and public security in the face of what President Macron calls 'Islamist separatism'.

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