No sign of EgyptAir plane technical problems before takeoff: sources
Egypt's state-owned newspaper Al-Ahram reported on Tuesday that the plane had shown no technical problems before taking off, citing an Aircraft Technical Log signed by its pilot before takeoff. Al-Ahram published a scan of the technical log on its website.
Can Flight 804 victims' remains offer clues?
Egypt rejects report that crash evidence points to explosion
Egypt's Long History of Air-Disaster Denial
Wall Street Journal
Egypt's Allies Rally Amid Fears Over Worsening Security
Wall Street Journal
CAIRO—After two years of cool relations between the U.S. and Egypt, the October terrorist attack on a Russian passenger plane over the Sinai Peninsula triggered a flurry of visits here by U.S. officials, who called for increased military aid to shore ...
New York Times
In Egypt, a Setback for Tourism Amid Signs of Hope
New York Times
LUXOR, Egypt — After five and a half years of misery, the people in Egypt's depressed tourism industry had reason for a bit of hope. The United Nations World Tourism Organization on May 11 chose Luxor to host two of its major gatherings later this ...
Rights Group Urges Halt of Arms Deals to Egypt Over Abuses
Britain-based Amnesty International is calling on European Union member states to halt arms sales to Egypt over human rights abuses it characterizes as "fueling killings and torture." In a Wednesday statement, it said that almost half of EU member ...
EU arms exports to Egypt fuel killings, torture: Amnesty
Egypt's tourism trade is suffering in the wake of plane disasters and terrorism
Plane disasters and the ongoing threat of Islamic terrorism have have brought Egypt's beleaguered tourism industry to its knees. The economy of the crisis-hit north African country is at risk of collapsing as holidaymakers stay away from the famous ...
Egypt's spate of terror slashes five star hotels in Sharm to just £17 per night
Egypt's tourism sector anticipates even leaner times after EgyptAir crash
Egypt tourism, already down, faces another blow
EgyptAir Crash: Terrorism Can't Be Ruled Out, Foreign Minister Says
Terrorism remains on the table as a possible cause of last week's Egyptian airliner crash — even though officials have yet to receive any claim of responsibility, said Egypt's foreign minister. In an interview with NBC News on Tuesday, Foreign ...
Egypt hopes to make the most of its return to pan-African group
CAIRO — Egyptians have high expectations for their country's progress now that it has returned to the Pan-African Parliament after a three-year absence. Officials hope the parliament will help resolve Egypt's issues with other African countries, the ...
What we left behind in Egypt: Mizrahi thoughts on Israel
Even when they had reached the borders of the Promised Land, after 40 years in the desert, all the Children of Israel wanted was to go back to Egypt. In Erez Biton's poem, the immigrant from Algeria and his son fail to build a home in Israel ...
Sisi's Egypt: Sliding Toward the Abyss
The crash of EgyptAir flight MS804 with 66 passengers and crew in the Mediterranean, presumably due to a terrorist act, is yet another sign of misfortune for Egypt's president Abdel Fattah el-Sisi. If it turns out that the Islamic State (ISIS or IS ...
Head of pro-Sisi coalition denies attempts to take control of Egypt's parliament
Egypt court overturns jail sentences of 47 protesters
Egyptian appeals court cancels five-year jail terms for 47 over island protests
Egypt to Increase NatGas Production by 30% by 2019
Riding high on a series of major discoveries and what appears to be renewed investor interest in Egypt's energy sector, the Oil Ministry is now targeting a 30-percent increase in natural gas production by 2019. Egypt's oil minister has announced a new ...