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Explosion near Kabul airport, casualties feared

An explosion was reported on a road near the airport in the Afghan capital on Monday and casualties were feared, officials in Kabul said. Police and emergency services were at the scene. – Reuters

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At least 100 killed in Nigeria gas plant explosion

Tens of people were killed in an explosion at a gas plant in southern Nigeria, the presidency said on Friday, with one journalist putting the death toll at 100. The blast occurred on Thursday when a truck was discharging butane ga

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Explosive kills 16 at Cairo restaurant

A Molotov cocktail hurled at a Cairo restaurant killed 16 people and wounded two on Friday, Egyptian security officials said. One of the officials said the attacker was an employee who had been fired from the restaurant in the Ago

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Explosion in eastern Iraq cuts power line from Iran

An explosion targeting a power installation in eastern Iraq has disrupted the flow of electricity from neighbouring Iran, the electricity ministry said on Thursday, aggravating energy shortages amid a weeks-long heatwave.  

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Bahrain urges death sentence for bombers

Bahrain’s scholars and clerics yesterday urged capital punishment for the perpetrators of the terrorist explosion which killed two policemen and injured six others, said a report in Gulf Daily News (GDN), our sister publication.

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Dietal to unveil new LED range, open Dubai office

Dietal, a French company that provides tailor made lighting solutions, is set to launch a new range of explosion-proof LED lighting fixtures. It is also set to open a new office in Dubai in the spring, said a statement.

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Explosion, gunfire along Egypt-Gaza border, no casualties

Egyptian troops fired warning shots over the frontier into Gaza on Tuesday after a bomb exploded on Gaza territory near an Egyptian army convoy, Egyptian security sources said. Hamas, the Islamist group that governs Gaza, said Pal

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Blast near Egyptian ministry kills two policemen

A bomb blast near Egypt's foreign ministry killed two police officers and wounded several others on Sunday, the Interior Ministry said, in the most serious attack in Cairo in almost three months. There was no immediate claim o

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Explosions, gunfire near Kabul airport

Explosions and bursts of gunfire were heard near Kabul International Airport in the Afghan capital after dawn on Thursday and black smoke rose above the facility, which is used by civilians and the military. The attack on the airp

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Bahrain mall closed after explosion

A popular shopping mall in Manama will close for at least a week following a gas cylinder explosion that damaged more than 10 shops.   The "accidental" blast at the Lulu Centre was caused by a gas leak

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