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Egypt floods killed at least 22 – new toll

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Ras Gharib is the worst hit area, with 9 people killed in the flooding

CAIRO, Egypt (Oct. 30, 2016) — At least 22 people were killed and 72 injured in flooding caused by torrential rains in Egypt, authorities said on Sunday, October 30, updating an earlier toll of 18 dead.  Continue reading Egypt floods killed at least 22 – new toll

ISIS claims killing Egyptian police in Cairo raid

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EXPLOSION. Egyptians stand at the scene where an explosion killed at least 10 people in Giza, outside Cairo, Egypt, January 21, 2016. Local media reports suggest that the explosion happened when police raided a booby-trapped apartment. EPA/STR EGYPT OUT
An Egyptian affiliate of ISIS says it lured 3 policemen to an apartment in the Al-Haram district, which was ‘rigged with bombs’

CAIRO, Egypt (Jan. 22, 2016) — An Egyptian affiliate of the jihadist Islamic State (ISIS) group claimed responsibility Friday, January 22, for a bomb blast during a police raid on a Cairo apartment that killed seven people, including five policemen.

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