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First of Two French-Made Warships Arrives in Egypt

The first of two French-made warships sold to Egypt after France canceled their sale to Russia arrived off the coast of Alexandria on Thursday, local media reported.

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Egypt Govt. Appeals Court Block on Saudi Islands Deal

Egypt's government said Wednesday it had lodged an appeal against a court decision to block the controversial handover of two uninhabited Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia.

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Second Black Box Recovered from EgyptAir Crash Site

Search teams on Friday recovered the second flight recorder of an EgyptAir plane from the bottom of the Mediterranean that could prove vital in establishing the cause of the unexplained crash.

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Black Box Recovered from EgyptAir Crash Site

A search team on Thursday recovered the cockpit voice recorder from the EgyptAir plane that crashed into the Mediterranean last month in a major step towards establishing the cause of the tragedy.

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Bomb Hoax Forces EgyptAir Plane to Land in Uzbekistan

An EgyptAir flight from Cairo to Beijing made an emergency landing in Uzbekistan on Wednesday after a bomb threat that turned out to be a hoax, the airline said.

Uzbek authorities checked the Airbus A330 and found no explosives on board, EgyptAir chairman Safwat Musallam told AFP.

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Egypt Condemns 25 to Death over Tribal Clashes

An Egyptian court sentenced 25 men to death on Tuesday for taking part in tribal clashes two years ago that left 28 dead, court officials said.

Of 164 people on trial, 21 received life sentences, equivalent to 25 years, over the deadly clashes in the southern province of Aswan.

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Man Hijacked Plane to Highlight Egypt Injustices, Says Lawyer

An Egyptian man who hijacked a plane and forced it to be diverted to Cyprus did so to draw attention to injustices in his homeland, his lawyer said Monday.

A Cypriot court is to decide on the extradition of Seif al-Din Mohamed Mostafa, 58, to Egypt which has requested he face trial under a bilateral agreement.

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Signals Detected from EgyptAir Black Box

A French navy vessel equipped with deep-water listening devices has detected signals from one of the black boxes of the EgyptAir plane that crashed in the Mediterranean, investigators said Wednesday.

The flight recorders could contain crucial information to help solve the mystery of why the Airbus A320 plunged into the sea with 66 people on board en route from Paris to Cairo on May 19.

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Egypt Detains Journalist Union Chief over 'False News'

The head of Egypt's press syndicate and two colleagues were in custody Monday after being charged with harboring journalists and publishing false news, a lawyer and one of them said.

The arrests, which Amnesty International denounced as a "draconian clampdown" on media freedom in Egypt, comes weeks after the arrest of two reporters on allegations of incitement to protest.

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Egypt Court Sentences Brotherhood Leader to Life

An Egyptian court Monday sentenced the Muslim Brotherhood's leader and 35 other people to life in prison over violent clashes after the army overthrew Islamist president Mohamed Morsi, a judicial official said.

Mohamed Badie, the Brotherhood's supreme guide, has already been sentenced to death and prison terms in other trials.

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