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.

'Smoke detected' inside cabin before EgyptAir crash: Reports

'Smoke detected' inside cabin before EgyptAir crash: Reports

The discovery of the wreckage of EgyptAir Flight MS804 near Alexandria came as the Navy continued to sweep the area.

EgyptAir flight which went missing 'crashed': French President Francois Hollande

EgyptAir flight which went missing 'crashed': French President Francois Hollande

Flight MS804, operated by a Boeing 737, had departed Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport at 23:09 (CEST).

Fire breaks out at popular market in central Cairo, at least 50 wounded

Fire breaks out at popular market in central Cairo, at least 50 wounded

At least 50 people including firefighters suffered minor injuries on Monday when a fire spread quickly through a commercial area in downtown Cairo, Egyptian officials said.

Islamic State gunmen kill 9 policemen in Egypt

In a pre-dawn revenge attack, Islamic State gunmen on Sunday ambushed an Egyptian police van and shot dead at least nine policemen in southern Helwan district, the latest in a series of attacks on security personnel since the ouster of the Islamist President Mohammed Morsi in July 2013.

Jordan latest Arab country to recall envoy from Iran

Jordan on Monday recalled its ambassador to Iran over what it described as Tehran`s interference in Arab affairs.

Egypt protests after el-Sissi gives islands to Saudi Arabia

Egyptian security forces fired tear gas today at demonstrators protesting President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi's decision to hand over two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia.

EgyptAir plane hijack: What all we know about the hijacker so far

EgyptAir plane hijack: What all we know about the hijacker so far

An EgyptAir plane travelling from Alexandria to Cairo, with nearly 80 people on board, was hijacked on Monday, according to officials. The passenger plane destined to Cairo, was forced to land at Larnaca International Airport in Cyprus.

EgyptAir hijack: As it happened

EgyptAir hijack: As it happened

An EgyptAir plane on a domestic flight was hijacked on Tuesday and later landed in Cyprus, where all but four foreign passengers and the crew were released.

Syria sees impasse broken in peace talks as EU urges engagement

The head of Syria`s delegation in Geneva said EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini had urged his government to engage positively in peace talks on Wednesday, and he believed the round of talks had broken the diplomatic impasse.

13 Egypt policemen killed in Sinai attack claimed by ISIS

13 Egypt policemen killed in Sinai attack claimed by ISIS

A mortar attack on a checkpoint in Egypt`s restive Sinai Peninsula killed 13 policemen on Saturday, the interior ministry said in a statement.

4-year-old boy sentenced to life imprisonment for committing 'four murders'

4-year-old boy sentenced to life imprisonment for committing 'four murders'

In a bizarre court verdict, a four-year-old boy has been sentenced life imprisonment in western Cairo for committing four murders which reportedly took place before his second birthday.

Amid multitude of woes, Egypt leader says democracy is back

Egypt's president says his country has established a democratic system and rebuilt constitutional institutions after years of turmoil following the 2011 uprising.

Egypt activists recall Hosni Mubarak ouster as a distant dream

As the sun began to set on February 11, 2011, the protesters in Cairo`s Tahrir Square wavered between hope and despair, waiting for a signal that Egypt`s autocrat would step down.

Signs of torture on body of Italian student found in Egypt: Security officials

 An Italian student who went missing in Cairo has died and an investigation has been launched into signs of torture on his body, which was found dumped next to an Egyptian road, security officials said on Thursday.

Egypt court overturns death sentences for 149 pro-Islamists

An Egyptian appeals court overturned on Wednesday death sentences for 149 pro-Islamists accused of killing policemen in a mob attack on their station, a judicial source said.