EgyptAir black box flight recorder 'has been repaired'

2016-06-28 12:21

One of the two black box flight recorders from the EgyptAir plane that plunged into the Mediterranean last month has been repaired, Egypt's investigation commission says, prompting hopes it could provide clues on why the aircraft went down.

100s march in Cairo, protest cancelled exams

2016-06-27 19:51

Hundreds of Egyptian students have marching in front of the Education Ministry in Cairo over the cancellation of some high school exams.

Cypriot state lawyer: Egyptian hijacker lying

2016-06-24 20:15

A Cypriot state lawyer seeking the extradition of an Egyptian hijacker has accused him of lying about the real reasons he took over the plane and diverted it to Cyprus in March.

Cairo appeals court block on Saudi island deal

2016-06-22 22:30

Egypt's government has lodged an appeal against a court decision to block the controversial handover of two uninhabited Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia.

Egypt court quashes Red Sea island handover

2016-06-21 17:03

An Egyptian court has quashed a government decision to hand over two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia, judicial sources say, overruling a deal that had sparked public outrage.

Al-Jazeera condemns Egypt death sentences

2016-06-19 11:37

Al-Jazeera has strongly condemned the death sentence for espionage against two of the network's journalists by an Egyptian court, in what human rights groups have dismissed as a politicised case and a sham trial.

Egypt's Morsi sentenced to life in prison in espionage trial

2016-06-18 14:35

An Egyptian court has sentenced former president Mohamed Morsi to life in prison in an espionage trial in which six of his co-defendants were handed death penalties.

EgyptAir black boxes badly damaged

2016-06-17 22:43

The voice and data recorders from the EgyptAir plane that crashed into the Mediterranean nearly a month ago are "extensively damaged" and will need repairs before they can be analysed, an airline official says.

Second black box recovered from EgyptAir crash site

2016-06-17 15:05

Search teams have recovered the second flight recorder of an EgyptAir plane from the bottom of the Mediterranean that could prove vital in establishing the cause of the crash.

Black box of crashed plane recovered

2016-06-16 16:13

An Egyptian committee investigating the crash of the EgyptAir plane, says the black box has been found and pulled from the Mediterranean.


Islands: Egypt lawyers claim govt meddling

2016-06-27 19:51

Egyptian lawyers opposed to the government's decision to hand over two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia are accusing authorities of meddling in court proceedings over the case.

EgyptAir crash: Black boxes arrive in Paris

2016-06-27 17:27

Egyptian investigators say the black boxes from a passenger plane that crashed last month have arrived in Paris, where technicians will attempt to repair them.

Hijacker says saw killed Italian student in Egypt prison

2016-06-23 23:15

An Egyptian hijacker who's fighting his extradition, says Egypt's military-backed government "must have tortured a murdered" an Italian doctoral student who he claims he saw being interrogated in a Cairo prison.

In Cairo, heat and long days test Ramadan faithful

2016-06-22 16:14

Pushing his cart through the teeming Egyptian capital, 71-year-old Cairo street sweeper Abdallah Mohamed says nothing can stop him from fasting during Ramadan.

Families of EgyptAir crash victims to get compensation

2016-06-20 21:33

EgyptAir says advance compensation payments of $25 000 will be offered to families of the 66 people killed when one of its planes crashed into the Mediterranean last month.

Egyptian court sentences 2 Al-Jazeera employees to death

2016-06-18 19:27

An Egyptian court has sentenced six people, including two Al-Jazeera employees, to death for allegedly leaking documents related to national security.

Ex-wife in Cyprus denies EgyptAir hijacker's activist claim

2016-06-18 07:20

The Cypriot ex-wife of an Egyptian who hijacked a plane to Cyprus and is fighting extradition, has denied his claims of being a political activist and portrayed him as a common criminal.

Palestinians negotiating sea border with Egypt

2016-06-17 22:41

Palestinians say they have started negotiations with Egypt to determine the boundaries of their undersea territory, which could be used as a first step to determining the sea borders of a Palestinian state.

Investigators start examining EgyptAir black box, says official

2016-06-17 13:05

Egyptian investigators have started analysing the cockpit voice recorder from an EgyptAir plane that crashed in the Mediterranean Sea last month, killing all 66 people on board.

Egypt says it has found plane wreckage

2016-06-15 22:29

Egypt says it has spotted the wreckage of the EgyptAir plane that crashed into the Mediterranean last month, killing all 66 people on board.

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