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Egypt Refers Two Officials to Court for Migrant Boat Capsizing

CAIRO, Dec 3 – Egypt has referred two maritime inspection officials to trial for their role in the capsizing of a migrant ship that led to the death of over 200 earlier this year, state news agency MENA reported on Saturday. A boat carrying about 450 people capsized off Egypt’s northern coast in September. Some

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Egypt’s Sisi Promises Justice after Migrant Ship Capsize

CAIRO, Sept 25 – Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has ordered authorities on Saturday to punish those responsible for the capsizing of a ship which resulted in the deaths of more than 160 migrants, as families demanded the bodies of their loved ones. Rescue workers and fishermen rescued 169 people after the boat sank off

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Egypt Arrests Four Crew Members of Capsized Migrant Boat

CAIRO, Sept 22  – Egyptian authorities have arrested four crew members of a boat carrying almost 600 migrants which capsized off Egypt’s coast, killing at least 43, judicial sources said on Thursday. The boat sank on Wednesday in the Mediterranean off Burg Rashid, a village in Egypt’s northern Beheira province where the sea and the

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