A bomb detonated in Maadi’s Gaza’er Street earlier this morning, killing a 35-year old security guard and injuring 4 others, including his wife and two children, El Watan News reports, citing a Ministry of Interior Official who chose to remain anonymous.
Ministry of Interior’s explosives experts have vacated the area and restricted access to the crime scene pending further investigation. The motives behind the attack are yet to be revealed.
Reuters A prominent Egyptian human rights lawyer said on Wednesday that airport security officials had prevented him from flying to France and told him he was under a travel ban. Malek Adly, a lawyer with the Egyptian Centre for Economic … read more
Egypt and Jordan will conduct joint military drills next week at Jordan’s Armed Forces/Arab Army (JAF) military fields, Jordanian news agency Petra reported. According to the news agency, a military source said that the drill will last from 5 to … read more
BREAKING NEWS: The Central Bank of Egypt informed the banking community earlier this morning that it has floated the pound to EGP 13.00 per USD 1.00. The EGP will initially be allowed to fluctuate in a 10% up / down … read more
Egypt’s foreign ministry exchanged condolences with France on Thursday over what it called the “fall” of an EgyptAir flight. The statement was the first official admission that those on board were likely to have died. Egypt said in a foreign … read more
An EgyptAir passenger airplane, on a flight from Paris to Cairo early Thursday morning, has crashed according to Egyptian aviation officials cited by the Associated Press (AP). Civil aviation spokesman Ihab Raslan, said the plane vanished about 10 miles after … read more
The Egyptian military received a distress signal from the MS804 passenger plane flying from Paris to Cairo at 4:26 a.m. local time over the Mediterranean Sea, an EgyptAir source said Thursday. “It has been reported by the search and rescu … read more
1. There Are 56 Passengers & 10 Crew on the Plane The airline says there are 56 passengers and 10 crew onboard the Airbus A320-232 plane. The passengers include 53 adults, two infants and one child. The crew includes two … read more
A statement from EgyptAir’s official Twitter account appears to confirm reports that Flight 804 from Paris to Cairo has gone missing In a series of tweets on the incident the airline cites an “informed source” as stating that the flight, … read more
Egypt has been losing out on $300 million a month in potential revenue since Russian and UK tourists stopped visiting the country, Egyptian Tourism Minister Hisham Zazou said Wednesday. In November, Russia and the United Kingdom suspended flights to Egypt … read more