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No sign of EgyptAir plane technical problems before takeoff: sources

Reuters - ‎43 minutes ago‎
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.

Egypt to Increase NatGas Production by 30% by 2019

OilPrice.com - ‎4 hours ago‎
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.

In Egypt, a Setback for Tourism Amid Signs of Hope

New York Times - ‎17 hours ago‎
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.
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Sisi's Egypt: Sliding Toward the Abyss

LobeLog - ‎12 hours ago‎
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 ...
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Head of pro-Sisi coalition denies attempts to take control of Egypt's parliament

Al-Monitor - ‎4 hours ago‎
The Support Egypt coalition is a political bloc known for its total and unwavering support for President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, as well as unflinching defense of his policies.

Egypt hopes to make the most of its return to pan-African group

Al-Monitor - ‎7 hours ago‎
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.
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Israeli diplomatic delegation visits Egypt in secrecy

Daily News Egypt - ‎2 hours ago‎
Israeli Affairs Expert Mansour Abdel Wahab told Daily News Egypt on Tuesday: “The goal of the Israeli delegation's visit is mainly to discuss Al-Sisi's call to revive peace talks with Palestine.
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Dubai World Series Squash: Egypt's Mohamed Elshorbagy stakes title claims

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎6 hours ago‎
Give Mohamed Elshorbagy, Egypt's firebrand world No 1, even an inch of space in the PSA World Series Finals best-of-three format and his confidence will rise as high as the Dubai Fountain jets this week.

What we left behind in Egypt: Mizrahi thoughts on Israel

+972 Magazine - ‎11 hours ago‎
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 ...

Largest project launched in Egypt with Saudi partnership

Al-Arabiya - ‎4 hours ago‎
In Egypt, the Minister of Housing, Utilities and Urban Communities, Mostafa Madbouly, announced the launching of the largest real estate development projects in Egypt. The project will be implemented through a partnership between the public and private ...
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Submarine headed to plane crash site in Egypt

News1130 - ‎May 22, 2016‎
CAIRO (NEWS 1130) - Egypt's president said on Sunday a submarine belonging to his country's Oil Ministry was headed to the site of the crash of EgyptAir Flight-804 in the eastern Mediterranean to join the search for the cockpit voice and flight data ...
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Why hasn't Egypt taken a clear stance on Syria?

Al-Monitor - ‎May 23, 2016‎
Summary⎙ Print Since Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi came to power two years ago, Egypt has repeatedly stated that it wants to preserve the Syrian state and army, but it has been vague when it comes to voicing an opinion on the regime itself.

Rights Group Urges Halt of Arms Deals to Egypt Over Abuses

ABC News - ‎1 hour ago‎
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.

Who is influencing Egypt: the elites or the masses?

Al-Arabiya - ‎21 hours ago‎
People may believe that being part of the privileged social elite naturally leads to steering and influencing the less privileged members of society.

Becoming a 'Desert Girl' in Egypt

Huffington Post - ‎7 hours ago‎
Manifesting as a “desert girl” was one of the best things I have ever experienced in Egypt. After getting a late start and having to drive a bit longer than expected to reach the desert, which was perfectly fine due to the fun music and great company ...

Russian jet sales to Egypt depend on Russia-Egypt air service resumption — minister

TASS - ‎6 hours ago‎
VENICE, May 24. /TASS/. Potential expansion of sales of Russian-made SSJ-100 jets to Egypt's EgyptAir will depend on when air service between Russia and Egypt is resumed, Russian Minister of Industry and Trade Denis Manturov said on Tuesday.

Egypt will analyse EgyptAir jet's black box if found intact-official

Times LIVE - ‎18 hours ago‎
The contents of the black box from the EgyptAir jet that crashed on Thursday will be analysed in Egypt if it is found intact, air accident investigator Hani Galal told Egyptian private broadcaster CBC on Monday.

Egypt sends submarine to hunt for crashed jet's black boxes

FRANCE 24 - ‎May 23, 2016‎
Egypt sent a submarine Sunday to join the hunt for the flight recorders from the EgyptAir jetliner that crashed in the Mediterranean and killed all 66 people aboard.

TPG Said in Talks to Acquire Abraaj's Spinneys Chain in Egypt

Bloomberg - ‎12 hours ago‎
TPG Capital is in talks to buy the Spinneys supermarket chain in Egypt from Abraaj Group, in what would be the U.S. buyout firm's first deal in the North African country, two people with knowledge of the matter said.
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