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  • EgyptAir plane crew dealt calmly with hijacker -- pilot

    EgyptAir plane crew dealt calmly with hijacker -- pilot

    Date: 2016-03-31 07:23:54 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:1 - ID:4623501

    Pilot Amr el-Gammal of an EgyptAir plane that was hijacked and forced to veer off course from Alexandria to Cyprus said on Wednesday said that the crew dealt with the hijacker calmly in line with aviation rules and laws. "The crew addressed the ....

  • Border guard troops arrest 107 illegal immigrants - spokesman

    Border guard troops arrest 107 illegal immigrants - spokesman

    Date: 2016-03-30 08:41:00 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:5 - ID:4616353

    Border guard troops in various areas have arrested 107 illegal immigrants as part of efforts to crack down on criminal elements and smugglers, Military Spokesman Mohamed Samir said Wednesday. Border guard troops of the Second Field Army ....

  • Egyptian hijacker remanded in custody for 8 days

    Egyptian hijacker remanded in custody for 8 days

    Date: 2016-03-30 08:40:02 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:4 - ID:4616333

    A 59-year-old man arrested after he hijacked an EgyptAir flight and forced it to land in Larnaca was on Wednesday remanded in custody for eight days, Cyprus Mail reported on Wednesday. Amidst tight security and a courtroom buzzing with foreign ....

  • US says it is keen on working with Egypt to render ME free of WMD

    US says it is keen on working with Egypt to render ME free of WMD

    Date: 2016-03-30 07:40:12 GMT - USA - Egypt - SN:2 - ID:4615817

    US Undersecretary of State for Arms Control and International Security Rose Gottemoeller voiced her country's keenness on working with Egypt and other countries to render the Middle East region free of Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD). In ....

  • Egyptian anti-terror elements return back from Cyprus

    Egyptian anti-terror elements return back from Cyprus

    Date: 2016-03-30 07:22:37 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:1 - ID:4615729

    Anti-terror elements of the Egyptian Special Forces and the negotiating team returned back from Cyprus after the release of all passengers and crew of EgyptAir plane that was hijacked on Tuesday morning. President Abdel Fatah El Sisi gave ....

  • Sisi appreciates Cypriot cooperation to end plane's hijacking

    Sisi appreciates Cypriot cooperation to end plane's hijacking

    Date: 2016-03-29 17:07:50 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:12 - ID:4614061

    President Abdel Fattah El Sisi on Tuesday phoned his Cypriot counterpart Nicos Anastasiades. During the phone call, Sisi expressed sincere thanks and appreciation for the leadership and the Government of Cyprus for providing full support and ....

  • Azhar imam: Islam rejects hideous crimes committed against women

    Azhar imam: Islam rejects hideous crimes committed against women

    Date: 2016-03-29 16:22:00 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:11 - ID:4613781

    Azhar Grand Imam Ahmed el Tayyeb said on Tuesday that Islam rejects all types of slavery and does not approve girls’ abduction and other hideous crimes committed against women. This came during meeting with visiting Special Representative of UN ....

  • Plane hijack crisis ends well - PM

    Plane hijack crisis ends well - PM

    Date: 2016-03-29 13:51:11 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:8 - ID:4612209

    The plane hijack crisis has ended safely and the government is following up the developments closely, Prime Minister Sherif Ismail said. The plane’s Egyptian passengers will be brought back home from Cyprus as soon as possible, the prime minister ....

  • All hostages of hijacked plane freed, hijacker arrested

    All hostages of hijacked plane freed, hijacker arrested

    Date: 2016-03-29 12:16:50 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:6 - ID:4611477

    All hostages of hijacked Egyptian plane were released and the hijacker was arrested, EgyptAir said in a statement Tuesday. Earlier, the Cypriot Foreign Ministry announced that the hijacked Egyptian plane situation is over and its hijacker has ....

  • Immigration min. confers with parents of Egyptian students detained in Sudan

    Immigration min. confers with parents of Egyptian students detained in Sudan

    Date: 2016-03-29 11:34:56 GMT - Sudan - Egypt - SN:5 - ID:4610893

    Immigration Minister Nabila Makram met on Tuesday with a number of parents of the Egyptian students, currently detained in Sudan over charges of collective cheating in the secondary stage exams. During the meeting, Makram asserted Egypt's ....

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