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Egypt must work harder to revive tourism following plane crash: Tourism ministry
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Egypt must work harder to revive tourism following plane crash: Tourism ministry

Egypt will have to work 10 times harder to revive its tourism industry, Tourism Minister Yehia Rashed said on Sunday, after a series of setbacks including the crash of an EgyptAir flight into the Mediterranean three days ago.

EgyptAir intensifies search for crashed plane; terror attack not ruled out
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EgyptAir intensifies search for crashed plane; terror attack not ruled out

A massive search was under way Thursday for the wreckage of an EgyptAir plane that plunged into the Mediterranean with 66 people on board, in what the Egyptian authorities said may have been an act of terrorism.

13th OIC Summit: Divided Islamic countries resolve to unite against terrorism
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13th OIC Summit: Divided Islamic countries resolve to unite against terrorism

The 13th Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Summit closed with traditional optimism with no plan of action how to meet these expectations of unity and solidarity.

Vladimir Putin, Abdel Fattah al-Sisi discuss allowing Russian flights to resume services to Egypt
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Vladimir Putin, Abdel Fattah al-Sisi discuss allowing Russian flights to resume services to Egypt

Vladimir Putin had ordered the suspension of all of the country's flights to Egypt after a Russia-bound Airbus A321 crashed in Sinai Peninsula.

Probe says Russian jet 'broke up in air' as bodies of the 224 victims flown home from Egypt
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Probe says Russian jet 'broke up in air' as bodies of the 224 victims flown home from Egypt

A Russian airliner that crashed in Egypt broke up "in the air", an investigator said Sunday, as the bodies of many of the 224 people killed on board were flown home.

Egypt muezzin suspended over 'Facebook prayer call', denies the charge
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Egypt muezzin suspended over 'Facebook prayer call', denies the charge

An Egyptian muezzin has been suspended by the authorities after being accused of name-dropping Facebook in his early morning call for people to pray

Sushma Swaraj seeks early release of six Indian seamen detained in Egypt for over 18 months
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Sushma Swaraj seeks early release of six Indian seamen detained in Egypt for over 18 months

Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, who is visiting Egypt, has urged her counterpart Sameh Hassan Shoukry to intervene for the early release of six Indian seamen detained in the country since February 2014.

Egypt's Sisi opens New Suez Canal, says it's to defeat terrorists
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Egypt's Sisi opens New Suez Canal, says it's to defeat terrorists

Egypt received a show of international support on Thursday as it inaugurated a major extension of the Suez Canal which President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi hopes will power an economic turnaround in the Arab world's most populous country.

White House condemns car bomb blast that killed Egypt's top prosecutor
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White House condemns car bomb blast that killed Egypt's top prosecutor

Egypt's top public prosecutor Hisham Barakat died of wounds sustained in a car bomb attack on his convoy as it was leaving his home.

Egypt urges UN resolution for military intervention in Libya
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Egypt urges UN resolution for military intervention in Libya

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Tuesday urged the UN Security Council to adopt a resolution allowing for an international military intervention in troubled Libya.

Egypt will avenge IS beheadings of 21 Egyptians in Libya, says President Sisi
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Egypt will avenge IS beheadings of 21 Egyptians in Libya, says President Sisi

Sisi warned Cairo would choose the "necessary means and timing to avenge the criminal killings". He was speaking on national television hours after Islamic State released a video purportedly showing the beheading of 21 Egyptian Christians in Libya.

Al-Jazeera shuts down its Egypt channel in a bid to ease regional tensions
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Al-Jazeera shuts down its Egypt channel in a bid to ease regional tensions

Egyptian TV on Monday hailed the shutting down of Al-Jazeera's local branch as the first sign of restoring good relations with Qatar.

Egypt's president says pardoning Al Jazeera journalists 'being discussed'
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Egypt's president says pardoning Al Jazeera journalists 'being discussed'

"Let us say that this matter is being discussed to solve the issue," Sisi said in an interview with the France24 network.

Egypt sets appeal hearing for Al-Jazeera staff; Amal Clooney joins defence team
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Egypt sets appeal hearing for Al-Jazeera staff; Amal Clooney joins defence team

The verdict ignited a firestorm of international condemnation and raised concerns about the state of freedom of expression in Egypt. Amnesty International called the trial a "farcical spectacle" and a "ferocious attack on media freedom."

Australian Al-Jazeera journalist jailed in Egypt to appeal conviction
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Australian Al-Jazeera journalist jailed in Egypt to appeal conviction

Journalist Peter Greste's brother Mike Greste said a Cairo legal firm had been appointed and was in the process of lodging the Al-Jazeera-funded appeal.

Egypt: Al Jazeera journalists kin encouraged by Sisi's regret over imprisonment
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Egypt: Al Jazeera journalists kin encouraged by Sisi's regret over imprisonment

"I wish they were deported after their arrest, instead of being put on trial," Sisi had said, apparently referring to Greste, the sole non-Egyptian.

Wish Al-Jazeera journalists were deported, not tried: Egyptian prez
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Wish Al-Jazeera journalists were deported, not tried: Egyptian prez

Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi today said he "wished" three jailed Al-Jazeera journalists, including an Australian, had not been put on trial.

No compromise with anyone inciting violence against Egypt: Sisi
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No compromise with anyone inciting violence against Egypt: Sisi

Egypt's former army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, who was sworn-in as president, said there will be no reconciliation with anyone who "committed crimes or incited violence" against civilians.

Egypt: Abdel Fattah al-Sisi sworn in as president
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Egypt: Abdel Fattah al-Sisi sworn in as president

Former army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi was sworn in as president of Egypt on Sunday in a ceremony with low-key attendance.