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EGYPT

Activist behind 2011 uprising in Egypt released from prison

A leading Egyptian activist behind the 2011 uprising that toppled Hosni Mubarak has been released from prison after serving a three-year sentence for violating...

Six police officers killed in explosion on main road carrying tour buses to Egyptian Pyramids

An explosion on a main road in Cairo has killed six police and wounded another three in what appears to be the deadliest attack...

Russia bans import of Egyptian fruit and vegetables

Russia's food safety watchdog has banned fruit and vegetable imports from Egypt over sanitary concerns, following an earlier decision by Egypt that hurt Russian...

IMF to grant Egypt $12bn loan to fix ailing economy

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is to grant Egypt a $12bn loan over three years to help the country mend its ailing economy following...

EgyptAir wreckage ‘shows signs of heat damage’

Wreckage from the EgyptAir flight which crashed in May shows "signs of damage because of high temperature" and a flight data recorder indicated there...

Crash investigators start examining Egyptair black box

Investigators have started analysing the cockpit voice recorder from an EgyptAir plane that crashed in the Mediterranean Sea last month, killing all 66 people...

EgyptAir plane did not swerve, says Egypt’s air navigation service

The doomed EgyptAir Flight 804 did not swerve or lose altitude before it disappeared off radar, the head of Egypt's state-run provider of air...

Cleaning crews face questions over cause of EgyptAir crash

As French authorities question airport staff who had access to EgyptAir Flight 804, cleaning crews are among those drawing attention. One theory is that a...

Missing flight believed to have crashed into Mediterranean sea

8.15am Experts are speculating that the crash was caused by a catastrophic situation, rather than a mechanical fault. Unconfirmed reports have claimed to have seen some...

Egyptian plane hijacker extremely dangerous, says ex-wife

The Cypriot ex-wife of an Egyptian man who authorities say admitted hijacked a domestic EgyptAir flight has said he is an “extremely dangerous man”...

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