Abdel Fateh El Sisi

Egypt’s Sisi Promises More Jobs to Deter Perilous Migration to Europe

CAIRO, Sept 27 – President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Monday pledged more jobs for Egyptians to help dissuade them from making dangerous voyages to Europe after more than 160 migrants died when a boat capsized off the country’s Mediterranean coast. Rescue workers and fisherman recovered five more bodies on Sunday, taking the death toll in

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Egypt Finds Belongings, Debris from Plane Crash at Sea

By Ahmed Aboulenein CAIRO, May 20 – The Egyptian navy said on Friday it had found the personal belongings of passengers and other debris floating in the Mediterranean, confirmation that an EgyptAir jet had plunged into the sea with 66 people on board. The military said it had found the debris about 290 km (180

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EgyptAir Flight Missing With 66 on Board, Sea Search Finds Nothing So Far

By Lin Noueihed and Eric Knecht CAIRO, May 19 (Reuters) – An EgyptAir jet carrying 66 passengers and crew on a flight from Paris to Cairo disappeared from radar over the Mediterranean sea, Egypt’s national airline said. French President Francois Hollande confirmed the aircraft “came down and is lost”. Egyptian Prime Minister Sherif Ismail announced

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Egyptian Court Recommends Death Penalty for Journalists, Mursi Verdict Postponed

CAIRO, May 8 – An Egyptian court on Saturday recommended the death penalty for three journalists and three others charged with endangering national security by leaking state secrets to Qatar, in a ruling condemned by the Doha-based Al Jazeera channel as shocking. Jordanian national Alaa Omar Sablan and Ibrahim Mohammed Helal, who both work for Al Jazeera,

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