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Forensics head denies EgyptAir explosion reports

Egypt's head of forensics denied reports that an initial examination of human remains belonging to victims aboard the EgyptAir jet that crashed in the Mediterranean pointed towards an explosion, state news agency Mena said on Tuesday.

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Remains retrieved so far from EgyptAir site suggest blast

The human remains so far retrieved from the wreckage of the crashed EgyptAir plane suggest that there was an explosion aboard, an Egyptian forensics official and investigation sources said on Tuesday. The official based his assess

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Egypt seeks data from France, Greece on crashed plane

Egypt's public prosecutor formally requested data on the crashed EgyptAir plane from France and Greece on Monday, as the victims' remains began arriving at a Cairo morgue ready for DNA testing. EgyptAir flight 804 from Par

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Slow response to past crashes could hinder EgyptAir search

Teams searching for the black box flight recorders of a missing EgyptAir jet that crashed with 66 people aboard face technical constraints that aviation experts increasingly blame on a slow regulatory response to earlier disasters.

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Egypt must now work harder to revive tourism: minister

Egypt will have to work 10 times harder to revive its tourism industry, Tourism Minister Yehia Rashed said on Sunday, after a series of setbacks including the crash of an EgyptAir flight into the Mediterranean three days ago. Rash

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All scenarios possible in EgyptAir crash: Sisi

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi urged the media on Sunday not to speculate about the cause of an EgyptAir plane crash which killed all 66 people on board, and said all scenarios are still being considered. In a speech he g

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EgyptAir jet 'sent smoke-alarm warnings before crash'

The EgyptAir jet which crashed in the Mediterranean on Thursday sent a series of warnings indicating that smoke had been detected on board, shortly before it disappeared off radar screens, French investigators said on Saturday. A

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Egypt faces challenging probe into missing jet

Egypt launched an official investigation into the disappearance of an EgyptAir flight on Thursday, heralding what safety experts called a daunting probe into the apparent loss of an Airbus jet with 66 people on board. The A320 dis

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EgyptAir 'crash' could be terrorist attack says Egypt

Egypt said the disappearance from radar of an EgyptAir jet carrying 66 passengers and crew from Paris to Cairo over the Mediterranean may have been caused by a terrorist attack. Egyptian Prime Minister Sherif Ismail said it was to

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Missing EgyptAir plane: Pieces of plastic found in sea

A Greek frigate searching for a missing EgyptAir aircraft discovered two large floating objects in a sea area 230 miles south of the island of Crete on Thursday, Greek defence sources said. The objects appeared to be pieces of pla

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