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EgyptAir wreckage found at sea

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An imam consoles film director Osman Abu Laban (right), who lost four relatives in the plane crash, following prayers for the dead in Cairo. (Photo: AFP)

‘Terror, not technical fault, likely reason for crash’

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A relative of a passenger who was flying aboard EgyptAir Flight MS804 cries as family members are transported to a gathering point at Cairo airport. (Photo: AFP)

EgyptAir crash may be terror attack; 66 feared dead

French President Francois Hollande attends a national conference on Handicap at the Elysee Palace in Paris. (Photo: AP)

An EgyptAir flight from Paris to Cairo carrying 66 people crashed in the Mediterranean on Thursday with wreckage found off the Greek island of Karpathos, as investigators probed whether it was downed

Court recommends death for 6, two of them Jazeera journalist

An Egyptian court recommended death sentences on Saturday for six co-defendants of Mohamed Morsi but not for the ousted Islamist President in their trial on espionage charges.

Arab League chief calls for special court to try Israel

Arab League chief Nabil al-Arabi called on Thursday for a special criminal court to be set up for Israel, at a meeting to condemn an announcement that it will never return the Golan.

Qatar royal freed by kidnappers

A Qatari royal family member and a Pakistani have been freed by kidnappers in Iraq after nearly four months, Qatar News Agency reported on Wednesday, citing a Qatari foreign ministry statement.

‘90 per cent chance’ of hidden chambers in Tut’s tomb

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Scans of King Tutankhamun’s tomb have almost certainly shown two rooms hidden behind the pharaoh’s burial chamber, Egyptian antiquities minister Mamdouh al-Damati said on Thursday.

Egyptians campaign for freedom of speech

Egyptian writers, artists and film-makers have launched a public campaign for greater freedom of creativity and expression following the jailing of a novelist on charges of violating “public modesty”

‘Libya could run out of life-saving medicines’

Libya faces severe shortages of life-saving medicine and about one million people will soon be in dire need of help, a UN humanitarian official warned, as warring factions hamper efforts to end chaos

Actress vows to wed ISIS chief’s killer

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An acclaimed Egyptian actress has pledged to marry the man who kills ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi and has promised him an unforgettable honeymoon, the Egyptian media reported on Thursday.

With the results of the five Assembly elections out, there are certain clear heroes: Mamata Banerjee in West Bengal, J. Jayalalithaa in Tamil Nadu, the LDF in Kerala and the BJP in Assam.

When the information and broadcasting ministry sent out letters to all ministers requesting them to give detailed interviews to Doordarshan and All-India Radio about the achievements of their respecti