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Week In History: November 23rd – November 29th

Key events that shaped our social, political and cultural history By Arfa Shahid  November 23, 1985: Terrorist Group Abu Nidal Hijacks EgyptAir Jet in Malta; 60 Killed  Three Palestinian members of the terrorist group Abu Nidal, an offshoot of Yasser Arafat’s Palestinian Liberation Organization, hijacked EgyptAir Flight 648 enroute Cairo from Athens. The terrorists, calling themselves Egypt

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EgyptAir Crash: An Untimely End

As an international team of investigators scrambles to ascertain the cause of the crash, will we ever learn what happened to the doomed Egyptian airliner? More: http://newsweekme.com/?p=10564 Social Streams

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Is It Safe To Fly?

Recent crashes evoke fear over airline safety in the Middle East.  By Leila Hatoum The recent crash and burn of Emirates Airlines Flight EK521 on August 3 was the fourth flight-related incident in the Middle East this year. None of the 282 passengers and 18-crew members of EK521 were harmed, thanks to the quick reaction of the crew—who

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EgyptAir Black Box Data Downloaded; Evidence Suggests Fire On Board

By Ahmed Aboulenein CAIRO, June 30 – Investigators have downloaded data from one of the black box flight recorders on EgyptAir Flight MS804 and are preparing to analyse it, bringing them closer discovering what caused the jet to crash, Egypt’s investigation committee said on Wednesday. The Airbus A320 plunged into the eastern Mediterranean Sea en

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Second Flight Recorder Retrieved from Crashed EgyptAir Flight

By Omar Fahmy CAIRO, June 17 – A second flight recorder has been retrieved from the crashed EgyptAir flight MS804, containing data from aircraft systems which could shed light on what brought the plane down last month, Egyptian investigators said on Friday. An Egyptian committee investigating the crash in the eastern Mediterranean Sea, which killed

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EgyptAir Black Box Search Zone Narrowed After Signal Detected

By Lin Noueihed and Richard Lough CAIRO/PARIS, June 2 – Search teams zeroed in on the wreckage of EgyptAir flight MS804 on Thursday after a French vessel picked up a signal from one of the crashed jet’s black boxes. An Egyptian source on the investigation committee told Reuters the search zone for the crashed Airbus

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French Vessel Detects Signals Likely from EgyptAir Jet Black Box

CAIRO, June 1 – A French naval search vessel has picked up signals believed to originate from one of the black boxes of EgyptAir flight MS804 which crashed into the Mediterranean last month, the Egyptian investigation committee said on Wednesday. It said in a statement the search for the black boxes was intensifying ahead of

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