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7 months ago
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Expert: No credible claims for downing EgyptAir

A terror analyst who is in contact with members of the Islamic State group and other jihadist groups says there have been "no credible or even semi-credible" claims of responsibility for the crash of EgyptAir Flight 804.
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8 months ago
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Cypriot ex-wife says Egyptian hijacker ‘abusive, dangerous’

The Cypriot ex-wife of an Egyptian man who authorities say hijacked a domestic EgyptAir flight and threatened to blow it up with a fake suicide belt said her former husband is an "extremely dangerous man" who used drugs, terrorized his family and beat her and their children.
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1 year ago
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DHS: New security enhancements for some US-bound flights

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security announced today new security enhancements for commercial flights bound for the U.S. from certain foreign airports in the region, in the wake of last weekend's deadly Russian jet crash near Egypt's Sharm el Sheikh Airport, which Egyptian authorities said today was plausibly caused by a bomb.
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1 year ago
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‘Explosive device’ may have downed plane, UK says

Flights from Egypt's Sharm el Sheikh airport to the United Kingdom have been delayed amid concerns that the Russian jet that crashed in Egypt this weekend was brought down by an "explosive device," a Downing Street spokesman said.
Wilmington man keeps close eye on former home of Egypt
3 years ago
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Wilmington man keeps close eye on former home of Egypt

The State Department has a blunt warning for US citizens today: Avoid travel to Egypt. And if you live there, leave. More than 600 people have been killed in the latest round of political violence in that country and almost 4,000 are hurt.
MARKING HISTORY: Civil War vet William Loring travels and fights for Egyptian Army
4 years ago
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MARKING HISTORY: Civil War vet William Loring travels and fights for Egyptian Army

William Loring led a military career that saw him fight for three different flags over five decades. The most interesting of which being his time spent in Egypt.
Egyptian native reacts to latest developments
6 years ago
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Egyptian native reacts to latest developments

Walid Metwally came to the US for school more than a decade ago. His two brothers and extended family are back in Cairo and Alexandria. That keeps him very much attached to what is going on in his home country.
ONLY ON 3:  Egypt protests hit home for UNCW student
6 years ago
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ONLY ON 3: Egypt protests hit home for UNCW student

Everything happening in Egypt right now seems a world away. But for one UNCW student, the crisis in Egypt hits close to home.
FIRST ON 3:  Wilmington doctor, family struggle to get out of Egypt
6 years ago
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FIRST ON 3: Wilmington doctor, family struggle to get out of Egypt

After desperately trying to contact someone from the US State Department, the doctor and his family are now out of Egypt. Thanks to a network of people helping them out and a Congressman, they now have a flight back to the United States.
ONLY ON 3: New US citizen distracted by chaos in Egypt
6 years ago
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ONLY ON 3: New US citizen distracted by chaos in Egypt

With all the chaos in Egypt, folks from around the world are concerned with the situation. For Karim Elfahla, the chaos in his homeland was a distraction during what should be one of the biggest days of his life, as he took the oath of citizenship in the United States.