Egyptian Balloon Explosion Kills at Least 19 Tourists at Luxor
New York Times
CAIRO — The explosion of a hot-air balloon over the ancient temples at Luxor killed at least 19 sightseers Tuesday, delivering a grim blow to Egypt's critical tourism business just as it had begun to show signs of recovery from the shock of the ...
Fiery Balloon Accident Kills 19 Tourists in Egypt
Egypt hot air balloon crash kills 19 tourists
Balloon tragedy may take further toll on Egypt tourism
Christian Science Monitor
Opposition Will Boycott Egypt's Vote for Assembly
New York Times
CAIRO — Egypt's main opposition coalition declared Tuesday that it would boycott the coming parliamentary elections, all but ensuring that Islamists will continue to dominate the legislature and that their rivals will continue to question their ...
Mursi's opponents say will boycott Egypt elections
Egypt's main opposition coalition will boycott elections
Egypt opposition vows to boycott parliamentary elections
Egypt balloon crash kills 19, mostly foreign tourists
LUXOR, Egypt (Reuters) - At least 19 people, most of them Asian and European tourists, died on Tuesday when a hot air balloon caught fire and crashed near the ancient Egyptian town of Luxor after a mid-air gas explosion, officials said. The balloon ...
Covert auctions in Egypt put arms that freed Libya into hands of terrorists
The weapons that helped Libyan rebels oust dictator Muammar Qaddafi are turning up for sale at clandestine auctions in Egypt's lawless Sinai Desert, where shadowy buyers purchase firearms for Al Qaeda and Hamas operatives, sources told FoxNews.com.
Egypt-Gaza tunnels must be destroyed: Cairo court
CAIRO (Reuters) - A Cairo court ruled on Tuesday the government must destroy all tunnels between Egypt and the Gaza Strip, removing a route for smuggled weapons but also a lifeline for Palestinians. Egypt's ruling Muslim Brotherhood has close ties with ...
Hot air balloon crash in Egypt
A hot air balloon flying over Egypt's ancient city of Luxor caught fire and crashed into a sugar cane field on killing at least 18 foreign tourists, a security official said. The casualties included French, British, Belgian, Hungarian, Japanese ...
Egypt balloon crash kills tourists
Link to video: Egypt balloon crash: rescuers scour Luxor site. Eighteen tourists, including one Briton, have been killed in a hot air balloon crash near the Egyptian city of Luxor, officials say. Two other Britons are believed to have survived after ...
Deadly balloon crash latest blow to Egyptian tourism
Tourism revenue in Egypt dropped 30 percent to $8.8 billion in 2011, following the uprising in January and February of that year. Government officials reported a slight resurgence in those numbers in 2012. But many Egyptians working in the tourism ...
Hot air balloon crash in Egypt kills 19 foreign tourists
A hot air balloon flying over Egypt's ancient city of Luxor caught fire and crashed Tuesday, killing at least 19 foreign tourists, according to health and security officials. It was one of the worst accidents involving tourists in Egypt and likely to ...
A recent history of Egypt hot air balloon crashes
Hot air balloon flights over Egypt – such as the one on Tuesday where 19 people died in a crash – underwent a major safety overhaul nearly four years ago after a series of accidents. The trips, usually at sunrise over the Karnak and Luxor temples as ...