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Russia slams proposed UN resolution on Aleppo, calls it 'provocative step'

Russia slams proposed UN resolution on Aleppo, calls it 'provocative step'

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Monday slammed the proposed United Nation resolution demanding a temporary ceasefire in Aleppo as a 'provocative step.'

Fifteen SDF fighters killed in separate ISIS attacks in Aleppo, Al-Raqqa

Fifteen SDF fighters killed in separate ISIS attacks in Aleppo, Al-Raqqa

At least 15 fighters from the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), were killed on Saturday in two Islamic State (IS) attacks in Aleppo and al-Raqqa in Syria.

12 people killed in heavy rain,flood in Egypt, says health ministry

At least 12 people were killed in heavy rains and flooding in parts of Egypt on Friday, the health ministry said.

Syrian security chief makes public Cairo visit: Report

Syria`s national security chief met a senior Egyptian intelligence official in Cairo, Syria`s state news agency said on Monday, in the latest sign of a rift between Egypt and Saudi Arabia, which backs Syrian rebels.

At least 162 bodies recovered from Egypt migrant shipwreck

At least 162 bodies recovered from Egypt migrant shipwreck

Survivors have said up to 450 migrants were on board the overcrowded fishing vessel that was heading to Italy from Egypt when it keeled over off the port city of Rosetta on Wednesday.

10 drown, 150 rescued from capsized migrant boat off Egypt

At least 10 people drowned when a boat carrying migrants capsized off the Egyptian coast on Wednesday, with rescue teams saving at least 150 passengers, officials said.

Egypt bans statues without official approval

Egypt today banned statues in squares that do not have prior approval from the authorities after public outrage over controversial and unattractive sculptures across the country.

Egypt's largest Indian colour festival Holi kicks off

Egypt's largest Indian colour festival Holi kicks off

Egypt's largest Indian colour festival Holi kicked off on Friday, introducing fun and joy for lovers of Indian culture in the North African country.

23 Egyptians kidnapped in Libya freed

State television reported they were freed by "Libyan special forces in coordination with the Egyptian general intelligence service".

Doomed EgyptAir flight broke up midair after fire: Report

An EgyptAir flight that crashed into the Mediterranean in May likely broke up in midair after a fire erupted in or near the cockpit, the New York Times reported Friday.

Solar Impulse 2 takes off from Seville in Spain to Egypt- Watch

Solar Impulse 2 takes off from Seville in Spain to Egypt- Watch

The Solar Impulse 2, world's largest solar-powered aircraft on Monday succesfully took off from Seville in Spain for Cairo, Egypt.

Solar plane leaves Spain for penultimate leg of world tour

The Solar Impulse 2 left southern Spain on its way to Egypt on Monday.

EgyptAir black box data downloaded; evidence suggests fire on board

EgyptAir black box data downloaded; evidence suggests fire on board

EgyptAir Flight MS804 plunged into the eastern Mediterranean Sea en route from Paris to Cairo on May 19, killing all 66 people on board. 

EgyptAir black box flight recorder has been repaired: Commission

A black box flight recorder of an EgyptAir plane that plunged into the Mediterranean last month has been repaired, Egypt`s investigation commission said Tuesday, prompting hopes it could provide clues on why the aircraft went down.

US official: Investigators can't download EgyptAir recorders

US official: Investigators can't download EgyptAir recorders

The official was not authorized to publicly discuss developments in the investigation and spoke on condition of anonymity.

No sign of EgyptAir plane technical problems before takeoff: Sources

No sign of EgyptAir plane technical problems before takeoff: Sources

The EgyptAir jet that disappeared last week did not show technical problems before taking off from Paris, sources within the Egyptian investigation committee said late on Tuesday.

DNA samples taken as searchers hunt for EgyptAir plane

DNA samples taken as searchers hunt for EgyptAir plane

Egyptian forensics officials collected DNA from relatives of EgyptAir MS804 victims on Tuesday to help identify body parts retrieved from the Mediterranean, as investigators hunt for clues into the mysterious crash.

EgyptAir 804 human remains suggest blast: Forensic official

EgyptAir 804 human remains suggest blast: Forensic official

A senior Egyptian forensics official says human remains retrieved from the crash site of EgyptAir flight 804 suggest there was an explosion on board that may have brought down the aircraft.

Submarine deployed to find crashed jet's black boxes: Egypt PM

Egypt President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi today said a submarine was deployed to locate the black boxes that could provide vital clues on what caused an EgyptAir plane to crash in the Mediterranean Sea carrying 66 people, as he asserted no theory was being favoured in the probe.

French investigators say smoke reported on EgyptAir jet before crash

French investigators say smoke reported on EgyptAir jet before crash

One aviation source said that a fire on board would likely have generated multiple warning signals, while a sudden explosion may not have generated any.