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Egypt jails Brotherhood head Badie for 10 years

An Egyptian military court Tuesday sentenced Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed Badie to 10 years in prison over deadly clashes following the 2013 ouster of Islamist president Mohamed Morsi, judicial officials said. Ninety other defendants who were tried in absentia were … read more

Crash pilot reported technical problems

An Egyptian aviation official says the pilot of the Russian airliner that crashed in the Sinai Peninsula had reported technical difficulties before losing contact with air traffic controllers. Ayman al-Muqadem, a member of the Aviation Incidents Committee, said the pilot … read more

Russian plane goes missing in Egyptian airspace

A Russian passenger aircraft carrying 212 people loses contact with air traffic control in Egypt. Reports say the aircraft was carrying mainly Russian tourists and was traveling from the Egyptian resort city of Sharm al-Sheikh to Russia. A report by … read more