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Attack on mosque in Egypt's Sinai kills at least 235 in deadliest militant strike

At least 235 people were killed and another 109 injured in an attack on a Sufi mosque in Egypt's North Sinai region on Friday, Egyptian state-run media reported, in what appears to be the deadliest terror attack on Egyptian soil.

24 Nov 2017,

Egypt train crash kills 36, injures more than 100

Two trains collided in Egypt's coastal city of Alexandria on Friday killing 36 people and injuring more than 100 others, a health ministry spokesman said.

11 Aug 2017,

5 Arab States Break Ties With Qatar, Complicating U.S. Coalition-Building

Egypt, Saudi Arabia and three other Arab countries severed all ties with Qatar early Monday, in a renewal of a four-year effort to isolate it and a sign of a new boldness after a visit to the region by President Trump

05 Jun 2017,

EgyptAir Crash: Flight MS804 Black Box 'Confirms Smoke'

A black box recording from crashed EgyptAir flight MS804 confirms smoke on board, Egyptian investigators say.

30 Jun 2016,

EgyptAir Plane Black Box Found, Pulled Out Of Water

Egypt said Thursday it has recovered the cockpit voice recorder from the submerged wreckage of EgyptAir Flight 804, a major breakthrough in the investigation that could help resolve the mystery of why the jetliner plunged into the Mediterranean last month and killed all 66 people aboard.

17 Jun 2016,

EgyptAir Crash: Wreckage Found in Mediterranean

Wreckage of the EgyptAir flight that went missing over the Mediterranean last month has been found, Egyptian investigators say.

16 Jun 2016,

Egyptian Military Finds Debris of Crashed Airliner

The Egyptian military found the personal belongings of passengers and other debris from an EgyptAir jet floating in the Mediterranean, Cairo said on Friday, confirming that the plane had plunged into the sea with 66 people on board.

20 May 2016,

Egypt Gives Saudi Arabia 2 Islands in a Show of Gratitude

Since King Salman of Saudi Arabia arrived in Cairo on Thursday for a five-day visit, the leader of the oil-rich kingdom has lavished his Egyptian allies with promises of aid and investment.

11 Apr 2016,

Grinning British Man With EgyptAir Hijacker Wanted the 'Selfie of a Lifetime'

The grinning man in that photo with the hijacker of an EgyptAir flight yesterday basically just did it for the "selfie of a lifetime."

30 Mar 2016,

EgyptAir Hijacking Suspect Arrested in Cyprus

A man claiming to be wearing an explosive vest hijacked an EgyptAir plane on Tuesday, forcing it to land in Larnaca, on the southern coast of Cyprus, before he was arrested, according to the Cypriot government.

29 Mar 2016,

Russia Confirms Bomb Brought Down Plane in Egypt

Russia confirmed for the first time on Tuesday that a homemade bomb brought down a Russian charter jet over the Sinai Peninsula in Egypt more than two weeks ago, killing all 224 people aboard.

17 Nov 2015,

Britain Says Islamic State Likely Brought Down Russian Plane

Britain said on Thursday there was a significant possibility that Islamic State's Egyptian affiliate was behind a suspected bomb attack on a Russian airliner that killed 224 people in the Sinai Peninsula.

05 Nov 2015,

Russian Plane Crash: Theories on Why Jet Disintegrated in Midair

The theories on what may have brought down Metrojet Flight 9268 run the gamut, from a fuel tank explosion to a missile from the ground.

03 Nov 2015,

Egyptian Security Forces Kill 12 Tourists, Mistaking Them for Terrorists

Egyptian security forces killed 12 people and injured 10 more after firing upon a tourist group they had mistaken for militants, the country's Interior Ministry said.

14 Sep 2015,

Eni Discovers Massive Gas Field in the Mediterranean

Eni SpA discovered a “super giant” natural gas field offshore Egypt in what the Italian oil company said is the largest find in the Mediterranean Sea.

31 Aug 2015,

Islamic State Claims Cairo Courthouse Bombing Which Wounded 29

Islamic State's Egypt affiliate said it was behind a car bombing that wounded 29 people near a state security building and courthouse in a Cairo suburb early on Thursday.

20 Aug 2015,

Egypt's Sinai Rocked by Wave of Deadly Attacks

Islamic State militants have launched a wave of attacks on the security forces in Egypt's restive Sinai Peninsula.

01 Jul 2015,

Three Al Jazeera Journalists Remain in Jail After Egyptian Court Orders a Retrial

Egypt’s highest appeals court on Thursday ordered a retrial for three imprisoned journalists from Al Jazeera’s English-language service, implicitly acknowledging critical procedural flaws in a case that rights advocates have described, from the men’s arrests to their convictions, as a sham.

02 Jan 2015,

Arab Nations Strike in Libya, Surprising U.S.

Twice in the last seven days, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates have secretly launched airstrikes against Islamist-allied militias battling for control of Tripoli, Libya, four senior American officials said, in a major escalation of a regional power struggle set off by Arab Spring revolts.

27 Aug 2014,

Egyptian Court Convicts 3 Al Jazeera Journalists on Terrorism-Related Charges

Three journalists working for Al Jazeera were convicted Monday by an Egyptian court and sentenced to seven years each in prison for conspiring to broadcast false news in order to destabilize Egypt.

24 Jun 2014,

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