Egypt

Egypt's Civil Aviation Ministry said Wednesday that a French ship has picked up signals from deep under Mediterranean Sea, presumed to be from black boxes of the EgyptAir Airbus A320 that crashed last month, killing all 66 passengers and crew on board. (AP Photo/Thomas Ranner, File)

Ship detects signals from crashed EgyptAir plane’s black box

CAIRO — A French ship searching the Mediterranean has detected black box…

 

An Egyptian journalist holds a candle and a poster supporting EgyptAir during a candlelight vigil for the victims of EgyptAir flight 804 in front of the Journalists' Syndicate in Cairo, Egypt, on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)

Forensic expert suggests explosion downed EgyptAir jet

CAIRO — Body parts recovered from the crash of EgyptAir Flight 804…

 

Bishop Daniel, deputy priest of Al-Boutrossiya Church, swings an incense burner during prayers for the departed, remembering the victims of Thursday's crash of EgyptAir flight 804, at Al-Boutrossiya Church, the main Coptic Cathedral complex, in Cairo, Egypt, on Sunday. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)

Egypt sends submarine to hunt for crashed jet’s black boxes

CAIRO — Egypt sent a submarine Sunday to join the hunt for…

 

This August 21, 2015 photo shows an EgyptAir Airbus A320 with the registration SU-GCC taking off from Vienna International Airport, Austria. Egyptian aviation officials said on Thursday May 19, 2016 that an EgyptAir plane with the registration SU-GCC, traveling from Paris to Cairo with 66 passengers and crew on board has crashed off the Greek island of Karpathos. Meanwhile, Egypt's chief prosecutor Nabil Sadek says he has ordered an "urgent investigation" into crash. Sadek instructed the National Security Prosecutor to open an "extensive investigation" in the incident. (AP Photo/Thomas Ranner)

Egyptian plane with 66 aboard crashes; terrorism suspected

CAIRO — An EgyptAir jetliner bound from Paris to Cairo with 66…

This August 21, 2015 photo shows an EgyptAir Airbus A320 with the registration SU-GCC taking off from Vienna International Airport, Austria. Egyptian aviation officials said on Thursday May 19, 2016 that an EgyptAir plane with the registration SU-GCC, traveling from Paris to Cairo with 66 passengers and crew on board has crashed off the Greek island of Karpathos. Meanwhile, Egypt's chief prosecutor Nabil Sadek says he has ordered an "urgent investigation" into crash. Sadek instructed the National Security Prosecutor to open an "extensive investigation" in the incident. (AP Photo/Thomas Ranner)
In this photo provided by Egypt's state news agency, MENA, Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, right meets with Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham, left, at the office of the Presidency in Cairo, Egypt. (MENA via AP)

Sen. Graham to Arab world: US hasn’t changed despite Trump

CAIRO — Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham sought to reassure the Arab world…

In this photo provided by Egypt's state news agency, MENA, Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, right meets with Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham, left, at the office of the Presidency in Cairo, Egypt. (MENA via AP)
Relatives of passengers of the hijacked domestic EgyptAir flight, wait for their arrival  at Cairo International airport, Egypt, on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)

Hijack drama ends in Cyprus with arrest of ‘unstable’ man

LARNACA, Cyprus — A man described as "psychologically unstable" hijacked a flight…

Relatives of passengers of the hijacked domestic EgyptAir flight, wait for their arrival  at Cairo International airport, Egypt, on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
This undated photo provided by Ohoud Ali Mohamed Nasr El Sayed shows her brother, Emadeldin, an Egyptian aviation student in the Los Angeles area. (Ohoud Ali Mohamed Nasr El Sayed via AP)

Egyptian student may be deported after Trump threat

ORANGE — A flight student from Egypt is facing deportation from the…

This undated photo provided by Ohoud Ali Mohamed Nasr El Sayed shows her brother, Emadeldin, an Egyptian aviation student in the Los Angeles area. (Ohoud Ali Mohamed Nasr El Sayed via AP)
This undated image made available in the Islamic State's English-language magazine Dabiq, claims to show the bomb that was used to blow up a Metrojet passenger plane bound for St. Petersburg, Russia, that crashed in Hassana, north Sinai, Egypt, killing all 224 people on board. (Militant photo via AP)

IS releases photo of bomb it says downed Russian jetliner

CAIRO — The Islamic State group on Wednesday released a photo of…

This undated image made available in the Islamic State's English-language magazine Dabiq, claims to show the bomb that was used to blow up a Metrojet passenger plane bound for St. Petersburg, Russia, that crashed in Hassana, north Sinai, Egypt, killing all 224 people on board. (Militant photo via AP)
Russian tourists wearing t-shirts with images of Russian President Vladimir Putin pose for a photo in the departure terminal before boarding a flight from Sharm el-Sheikh, south Sinai, Egypt.  (AP Photo/Thomas Hartwell, File)

Kremlin: Russian ban on flights to Egypt will last months

MOSCOW — As tens of thousands of Russian tourists hastily leave Egypt's…

Russian tourists wearing t-shirts with images of Russian President Vladimir Putin pose for a photo in the departure terminal before boarding a flight from Sharm el-Sheikh, south Sinai, Egypt.  (AP Photo/Thomas Hartwell, File)
The Russian Ministry for Emergency Situations, Egyptian soldiers collect personal belongings of plane crash victims at the crash site of a passenger plane bound for St. Petersburg in Russia that crashed in Hassana, Egypt's Sinai Peninsula. (Russian Ministry for Emergency Situations via AP, File)

IS bomb on Russia plane would herald new phase in conflict

BEIRUT — At this stage, there is no hard evidence. But reports…

The Russian Ministry for Emergency Situations, Egyptian soldiers collect personal belongings of plane crash victims at the crash site of a passenger plane bound for St. Petersburg in Russia that crashed in Hassana, Egypt's Sinai Peninsula. (Russian Ministry for Emergency Situations via AP, File)
Local people come to pay their last respect to young family of Alexei Gromov, 27, his wife Tatyana, 26, and their ten-month-old daughter Darina, who was the youngest passenger in Russia's deadliest plane crash last Saturday. (AP Photo/Elena Ignatyeva)

Bomb may have downed Russian jet, US, UK officials say

LONDON — British and U.S. officials said Wednesday they have information suggesting…

Local people come to pay their last respect to young family of Alexei Gromov, 27, his wife Tatyana, 26, and their ten-month-old daughter Darina, who was the youngest passenger in Russia's deadliest plane crash last Saturday. (AP Photo/Elena Ignatyeva)
A picture of plane crash victims and a soft toy lie in memory to victims of a Metrojet plane crashed in Egypt at Dvortsovaya Square in St. Petersburg, Russia, on Monday. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev)

Mystery, confusion surround Russian plane crash in Egypt

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia — Mystery and confusion surrounded the final moments of…

A picture of plane crash victims and a soft toy lie in memory to victims of a Metrojet plane crashed in Egypt at Dvortsovaya Square in St. Petersburg, Russia, on Monday. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev)
People light candles during a day of national mourning for the plane crash victims at Dvortsovaya (Palace) Square in St. Petersburg, Russia, on Sunday.  (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)

Official: Russian jet broke up at high altitude over Egypt

SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt — The Russian jetliner that crashed shortly after takeoff…

People light candles during a day of national mourning for the plane crash victims at Dvortsovaya (Palace) Square in St. Petersburg, Russia, on Sunday.  (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)

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