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Egypt blast: 6 killed in bomb attack in Giza, Islamic State affiliate claims responsibility

The country has witnessed several violent militant attacks since the January 2011 revolution.

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Egypt: European tourists suffered shallow wounds, in stable condition after stabbing

Egypt’s Interior Ministry, which is in charge of police, said two men armed with knives had entered the restaurant at the front of the seaside, four-star Bella Vista Hotel and attacked the tourists.

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Egypt: Ferryboat sinks into Nile river killing at least 15

Egypt has frequent transportation accidents, mainly because of poor maintenance and the lack of regulations.

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Free Internet service for over 3 mn Egyptians shut down, Facebook says it hopes to resolve situation

In a statement to The Associated Press, Facebook said it hoped to “resolve this situation soon” so the program, which it had launched with Etisalat Egypt some two months ago, could be restored.


Cairo explosion: 16 killed in Molotov cocktail attack on Egypt nightclub

The unidentified attackers torched the club by throwing Molotov bottles on it. The club, located about 5km from Tahrir Square in downtown Cairo, also houses a restaurant.

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Egypt to send Russian plane recording abroad for analysis

The Islamic State group which commands an affiliate in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula claimed it destroyed the plane, without providing details.

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Kremlin: Russian ban on flights to Egypt will last months

Other airliners from Britain and Western Europe are also bringing their nationals home, after several countries and airlines last week suspended new flights to Egypt because of the security concerns.


Russia plane crash: UK warns of airport security overhaul

Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond warned that if those suspicions are true, there needs to be a rethink of security at airports in areas where the extremist group is active.


Putin agrees to suspend Russian flights to Egypt after crash

The suspension came after several days of statements by British and American officials that it was possible a bomb on board had brought down the Russia carrier Metrojet’s Airbus A321-200.


Russian plane crash: Cameron says not certain bomb caused Egypt crash

Cameron said “there’s still an investigation taking place in Egypt. We need to see the results of that investigation.”

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IS insists it brought down Russian plane in Egypt

The jihadist group had claimed on Saturday that it downed the Airbus in Sinai, where its Egypt affiliate is based, but provided no details, prompting scepticism about its involvement.


Russian plane crash: Tearful relatives identify victims of plane crash

Mourners continued to come to St. Petersburg’s Pulkovo airport on Tuesday to lay flowers and leave paper planes and soft toys at the arrivals hall.

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Russian plane that crashed in Sinai Peninsula was in good shape, says official

The Egyptian official, who spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak to the media, said he was a member of a technical inspection team that included two Russians.

A relative of those on the Metrojet flight that crashed in Egypt react as they gather to grieve at a hotel near St. Petersburg's Pulkovo airport outside St.Petersburg, Russia, Saturday, Oct. 31, 2015. Russia's civil air agency is expected to have a news conference shortly to talk about the Russian Metrojet passenger plane that Egyptian authorities say has crashed in Egypt's Sinai peninsula. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)

Officials search for cause of Russian plane crash over Egypt’s Sinai

Almost everyone on board the Airbus-A321-200 operated by the Moscow-based Metrojet airline was Russian; Ukraine said four of its citizens were passengers.


Last of 3 convicted Al-Jazeera journalists leaves Egypt

Al-Jazeera spokesman Hasan Salim Patel confirmed Baher Mohammed’s arrival in the Qatari capital, Doha, on Wednesday. He says he is in the country for a temporary visit.

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