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Liberal Hopes Dashed as Post-Islamist Egypt Turns Conservative

When Egypt's military overthrew the Muslim Brotherhood in 2013, Egyptians like Nabil dared to hope that their conservative country was on the brink of change.

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Egypt Foreign Minister Heads to Israel for Rare Visit

Egypt's Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry was heading to Israel on Sunday for a rare visit in which he is to meet Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, his office said.

Shoukry would hold "lengthy talks" with Netanyahu focusing on reviving the peace process with the Palestinians, the Egyptian foreign ministry said in a statement.

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More EgyptAir Crash Remains Recovered from Mediterranean

Search teams have recovered more human remains from the EgyptAir plane that crashed into the Mediterranean in May, the Egyptian-led investigative committee said Sunday.

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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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