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Over 20 dead as blaze hits Bangladesh factory

A fire on Saturday at a food and cigarette packaging factory in Bangladesh killed at least 23 people and injured more than two dozen, emergency and government officials said, with fears the toll could rise. The cause of the fire i

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Blaze hits Abu Dhabi tower under construction

Fire swept through a 28-storey skyscraper under construction adjacent to Beach Rotana hotel and Abu Dhabi Mall in central Abu Dhabi on Tuesday, the latest in a series of at least five blazes to hit tall buildings in the UAE over the last 18 mont

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Blaze hits Dubai skyscraper, no injuries reported

Firefighters put out a fire that broke out at a 75-storey residential tower in Dubai on Wednesday, the fifth blaze in a skyscraper in the oil-rich UAE in recent years. The fire was completely put out three hours after it started w

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Iran sees blaze-hit plant back online in three weeks

Iran expects most units at its Bu Ali Sina petrochemicals complex to resume operations within three weeks, after a fire was extinguished early on Saturday, Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh was quoted as saying by his ministry's website, Shana.

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Iran sees blaze-hit plant back online in three weeks

Iran expects most units at its Bu Ali Sina petrochemicals complex to resume operations within three weeks, after a fire was extinguished early on Saturday, Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh was quoted as saying by his ministry's website, Shana.

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Makkah hotel hit by blaze, no injuries

A 20-storey hotel in Saudi city of Makkah was hit by fire on Friday morning, forcing immediate evacuation of the visitors. There were no reports of any injuries. Blaze engulfed the 7th floor of the building located at Shuhada neig

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Kuwait to restart blaze-hit refinery unit soon

Kuwait will restart operations at the crude distillation unit (CDU) of its Shuaiba oil refinery "within a few days", a spokesman of state refiner Kuwait National Petroleum Co (KNPC) said on Sunday. A limited fire on Frid

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Factory gutted in major blaze in Bahrain

Firemen battled a blaze in Sitra, Bahrain for more than four hours before extinguishing it yesterday (April 30). The fire broke out at approximately 2pm at the Nidukki Trading Company factory in the Sitra Industrial Area, said a r

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Bahrain villa owners seek damages after pipeline blaze

Villa owners at a luxury housing development in Bahrain are demanding compensation after their properties and cars were coated with dark stains following a gas pipeline blaze last week. The Riffa Views Home Owners Association says

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Gas pipe blaze in Bahrain video emerges

Dramatic video footage of a blazing inferno in Sakhir, Bahrain emerged online yesterday (February 12). The fire was sparked at a damaged gas pipe on Wednesday (February 11) night, said a report in the Gulf Daily News (GDN),

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