New York Times
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 ...
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Census Body: Egypt Population Reaching 92 Million
Egypt's government says in March, the number of Egyptian citizens will reach 92 million. Of those, 84 million live in Egypt and 8 million abroad. The Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics, the government's census authority, said the ...
Egypt confiscates 60 anti-tank missiles smuggled from Libya
CAIRO – An Egyptian security official says authorities have confiscated two pick-up trucks carrying 60 anti-tank missiles smuggled across the border from Libya. The official says two truck drivers were arrested and the weapons seized just south of ...
Egypt court orders tunnels to Gaza destroyed
Ancient Shoes Turn Up in Egypt Temple
"It is the only evidence of ancient Egyptian royal footwear. It is an amazing collection. Just think -- it is 3,300 years old," Dutch Archaeologist Andre Veldmeijer, the author of "Tutankhamun's Footwear: Studies of ancient Egyptian Footwear," told ...
Egypt hot air balloon crash kills 19 tourists
Warning some viewers may find this footage upsetting The moment the hot air balloon catches fire then crashes to the ground near Luxor, Egypt Link to video: Footage of Egyptian hot air balloon crash. Egyptian authorities have launched an investigation ...
Egypt hot air balloon crash: tributes paid to 'adventurous spirits'
Mr Carter said the couple had been looking forward to their holiday in Egypt. Tributes were also paid to Yvonne Rennie, 48, from Perth, Scotland, who was killed in the crash. Her husband, Michael, 49, survived with minor injuries. His brother, David ...
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Egypt balloon crash investigation under way, says minister - video
Egypt's civil aviation minister Wael el-Maadawi says a hot air balloon that caught fire mid-air killing 19 people near the ancient Egyptian town of Luxor on Tuesday was in 'working condition'. Meanwhile, politicians in Hong Kong and Japan have called ...
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 ...
Egypt authorities suspend balloon flights
Egyptian authorities have suspended hot air balloon flights after 19 people died when a hot-air balloon crashed near Luxor in the country's south. Ezzat Saad, the governor of Luxor province, imposed an immediate ban on all hot-air balloon flights in ...
Egyptian court orders destruction of Gaza tunnels
Read a version of this story in Arabic. (CNN) -- An Egyptian court ordered authorities Tuesday to destroy tunnels between the country and Gaza -- the latest sign of a crackdown on underground smuggling networks. It's unclear what Egyptian authorities ...