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Fuel cache blows up in Egypt, killing 10

CAIRO (Reuters) - Ten people were killed on Saturday in Egypt when an explosion ripped through a house where a man had been hoarding state-subsidized fuel to sell in the black market. A further 37 people were wounded by the explosion in the village of Shotora in the southern province of Sohag, the Interior Ministry said in a statement.

1st batch of Korean survivors of Egypt bomb attack return home

INCHEON/SEOUL/JINCHEON, South Korea, Feb. 19 (Yonhap) -- The first batch of South Korean survivors from a suspected terrorist attack in Egypt returned home Wednesday, three days after the bombing killed four people aboard a tourist bus. The bus was carrying 31 South Korean tourists along with Korean and Egyptian tour guides in Egypt's bustling tourist destination of Sinai Peninsula when an identified man boarded the bus and detonated explosives in an apparent suicide attack.

1st batch of Korean survivors of Egypt bomb attack return home

INCHEON/SEOUL/JINCHEON, South Korea, Feb. 19 (Yonhap) -- The first batch of South Korean survivors from a suspected terrorist attack in Egypt returned home Wednesday, three days after the bombing killed four people aboard a tourist bus. The bus was carrying 31 South Korean tourists along with Korean and Egyptian tour guides in Egypt's bustling tourist destination of Sinai Peninsula when an identified man boarded the bus and detonated explosives in an apparent suicide attack.

1st batch of Korean survivors of Egypt bomb attack return home

INCHEON/SEOUL, Feb. 19 (Yonhap) -- The first batch of South Korean survivors from a suspected terrorist attack in Egypt returned home Wednesday, three days after the bombing killed four people aboard a tourist bus. The bus was carrying 31 South Korean tourists along with Korean and Egyptian tour guides in Egypt's bustling tourist destination of Sinai Peninsula when an identified man boarded the bus and detonated explosives in an apparent suicide attack. The attack killed three South Koreans and the Egyptian bus driver. The bomber was reportedly also found dead.

1st batch of Korean survivors of Egypt bomb attack return home

SEOUL, Feb. 19 (Yonhap) -- The first batch of South Korean survivors from a suspected terrorist attack in Egypt returned home Wednesday, three days after the bombing killed four people aboard a tourist bus. The bus was carrying 31 South Korean tourists along with Korean and Egyptian tour guides in Egypt's bustling tourist destination of Sinai Peninsula when an identified man boarded the bus and detonated explosives in an apparent suicide attack. The attack killed three South Koreans and the Egyptian bus driver. The bomber was reportedly also found dead.

1st batch of Korean survivors in Egypt bomb attack to return home

SEOUL, Feb. 19 (Yonhap) -- The first batch of South Korean survivors from a suspected terrorist attack in Egypt are scheduled to return home late Wednesday, with Seoul making efforts to evacuate all South Korean tourists from the region, an official said. Four people, including three South Koreans and one Egyptian bust driver, were killed in the bombing attack Sunday on a tourist bus carrying 31 South Korean Christians, as well as Korean and Egyptian tour guides, in Egypt's bustling tourist destination of Sinai Peninsula.

U.S. Senate panel passes measure to ease aid to Egypt

By Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee overwhelmingly passed legislation on Wednesday to ease tight U.S. controls on aid to Egypt, which was largely cut off after Egypt's military ousted President Mohamed Mursi last summer. The panel passed the measure by a 16-1 vote hours after Egypt's public prosecutor escalated a crackdown on the movement that brought Mursi to power by charging the ousted president and 35 other leading Islamists with international conspiracy.

Roundup: Egypt holds forum to lure Gulf investment

Roundup: Egypt holds forum to lure Gulf investment CAIRO, Dec. 4 (Xinhua) -- A group of Egyptian ministers on Wednesday advocated the country's investment opportunities in a forum attended by a number of businessmen from the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) member states, demonstrating Egypt's keenness on attracting Gulf capitals. The first Egypt/GCC Investment Forum jointly hosted by Egypt and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) kicked off in Cairo on Wednesday, with the attendance of about 500 businessmen from Egypt, Arab Gulf states and other countries.

UAE trial of 30 Emirati, Egypt Islamists on Nov 5

Thirty Emiratis and Egyptians charged with allegedly setting up an illegal branch of the Muslim Brotherhood are to go on trial in the UAE next month, a newspaper reported Wednesday. The United Arab Emirate's State Security Court will begin the trial of the group, of whom 14 are Egyptian, on November 5, Al-Khaleej said. Prosecutor Ahmed al-Dhanhani has accused the group of having "established and managed a branch for ... the international organisation of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood, without a permit."

EU to suspend sale of arms, security goods to Egypt

EU foreign ministers Wednesday agreed to suspend the sale of security equipment and arms to Egypt, a statement said. Ministers of the 28-nation bloc holding emergency talks in response to the violence in Egypt also agreed to review aid to the country, according to the statement seen by AFP. ccr/bmm/fb
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