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EgyptAir plane wreckage found in Mediterranean after 66 people feared dead

EgyptAir plane wreckage found in Mediterranean after 66 people feared dead

May 20, – Search teams spotted personal belongings of passengers and parts of the Airbus A320 about 290 kilometres (180 miles) north of Egypt’s coastal city of Alexandria, the army said. The Egyptian military found wreckage including seats and luggage Friday from the EgyptAir plane that crashed in the Mediterranean, as investigators tried to unravel […]

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Egypt temporarily opens Gaza border crossing in sign of thaw with Hamas

Egypt temporarily opens Gaza border crossing in sign of thaw with Hamas

Jun 13, – For the first time in three months, Palestinians are allowed to enter and exit the Gaza Strip following Egypt’s decision to open the Rafah border crossing. Egypt has opened the Rafah border crossing, allowing Palestinians to travel in and out of the coastal enclave. Cairo’s decision to open the border for three […]

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Israel hopes US aid cut to Egypt won’t harm peace

Israel hopes US aid cut to Egypt won’t harm peace

Oct 10, – Gilad Erdan, the minister responsible for civil defense, said Israel and Egypt are continuing to cooperate in military and political spheres and that there is “constant contact” between the two countries. Israel hopes the U.S. decision to cut aid to Egypt will not affect the two countries’ historic peace deal, a Cabinet […]

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