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Egypt in Spotlight as It Leads Flight 804 Crash Probe - Wall Street Journal Thu, 19 May 2016 19:10:18 GMT

Wall Street Journal

Egypt in Spotlight as It Leads Flight 804 Crash Probe
Wall Street Journal
Egyptian officials moved quickly Thursday to release information on the crash of EgyptAir Flight 804, apparently eager to avoid the criticisms they faced in the aftermath of an October terrorist attack that brought down a Russian jet over the Sinai ...
EgyptAir Flight Believed to Have Crashed at Sea; Egypt Cites Possible TerrorismNew York Times
The Plane Crash Hits Home in EgyptDaily Beast
Teams Search for Wreckage of Egypt Jet at Sea; Terrorism SuspectedVoice of America
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Air Disaster Adds To Egypt's Litany Of Woes - NPR Thu, 19 May 2016 20:21:00 GMT

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Air Disaster Adds To Egypt's Litany Of Woes
NPR
The cause isn't yet known, but the loss of an Egyptian plane into the Mediterranean has already delivered a new round of trauma to a beleaguered country struggling on several fronts. President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi's hardline rule faces mounting ...
Times Insider|Kerry Meets Egypt's Leader, and Where Are Reporters? Corralled at the AirportNew York Times
Can Egypt be forced to improve prison conditions?Aljazeera.com
Israel may forgive half of Egypt's $1.7b gas fineThe Times of Israel
Reuters -Jerusalem Post Israel News -Foreign Affairs
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Egypt's pharaoh illusion - Aljazeera.com Thu, 19 May 2016 10:01:14 GMT

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Egypt's pharaoh illusion
Aljazeera.com
After two revolutions, nobody who occupies this chair can become a pharaoh," Egypt's president Abdel Fattah el-Sisi reportedly told a select group of intellectuals and thinkers a few weeks ago, insisting that he accepted and respected criticism ...


Can Egyptian tourism survive another airline disaster? - CNNMoney Thu, 19 May 2016 14:54:44 GMT

CNNMoney

Can Egyptian tourism survive another airline disaster?
CNNMoney
EgyptAir flight 804, carrying 66 people from Paris to Cairo, "swerved and then plunged" into the sea early on Thursday, according to a Greek official. Rescue teams are still searching for the Airbus 320, but Egypt's top civil aviation official said ...

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Egypt has been marred by terrorism, but tourists should not give up on this resilient country - The Independent Thu, 19 May 2016 15:39:00 GMT

The Independent

Egypt has been marred by terrorism, but tourists should not give up on this resilient country
The Independent
Even before today's tragic loss of MS804, Egypt was facing the worst of times. At dawn on 31 October last year, 224 people lost their lives aboard a Metrojet flight from Sharm el-Sheikh to St Petersburg. Investigators believe a bomb was placed on board ...
Egypt's tourism industry is dealt another blowTelegraph.co.uk
Egypt's tourism industry 'one disaster' from being finished after MS804 crashDaily Mail

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Egypt arrests rights activist; Amnesty condemns move - Washington Post Thu, 19 May 2016 18:07:16 GMT

Washington Post

Egypt arrests rights activist; Amnesty condemns move
Washington Post
CAIRO — Egyptian authorities arrested on Thursday a well-known advocate for the rights of Egypt's Coptic Christians from his home in Cairo, his lawyer said, the latest in the government's crackdown on rights activists and dissidents. Mina Thabet was ...
Egypt steps up vicious onslaught against NGOs with arrest of minority rights defenderAmnesty International USA

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Egypt: Items found near suspected crash site - 6abc.com Thu, 19 May 2016 17:36:31 GMT

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Egypt: Items found near suspected crash site
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The flight with 66 passengers and crew on board crashed into the Mediterranean Sea off the Greek island of Crete early Thursday morning, Egyptian and Greek officials said. Egypt's aviation minister said the crash was more likely caused by a terror ...
White House: We Don't Know What Caused Egypt Plane CrashBreitbart News

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First images released of Egypt plane search - Reuters Thu, 19 May 2016 20:46:55 GMT

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First images released of Egypt plane search
Reuters
The Egyptian military releases video showing the ongoing sea and air search underway to locate the wreckage of an Egyptian passenger plane that plunged into the Mediterranean. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). △ Hide Transcript. ▷ View Transcript.


Sisi call to moderate Israel-Palestinian talks not changing minds in Egypt - Jerusalem Post Israel News Thu, 19 May 2016 19:43:00 GMT

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Sisi call to moderate Israel-Palestinian talks not changing minds in Egypt
Jerusalem Post Israel News
Aziz continued, “This confirms that Egypt in this case can't put any pressure on the various parties to accept a settlement. The initiative is an attempt to divert attention from the deteriorating domestic situation in order to present Egypt as a ...
How Tony Blair and Egypt's Sissi Tried to Push Zionist Union Into Netanyahu's CoalitionHaaretz
Egyptians furious over Israel's 'political bazaar' at 'expense of the peace process'Ynetnews

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Egypt likely to lead probe into missing flight - MarketWatch Thu, 19 May 2016 11:09:26 GMT

Egypt likely to lead probe into missing flight
MarketWatch
Egypt will likely lead the probe into the disappearance of an EgyptAir flight over the Mediterranean on Thursday, once again piling pressure on the country's authorities still struggling with the aftermath of an October terror attack over the Sinai ...