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Gaza Salafists look to IS for inspiration
Gaza Salafists look to IS for inspiration

Militants inspired by the Islamic State group's ideology are seeking to benefit from the desperation of young Palestinians to strengthen their foothold in the Gaza Strip.

Gaza Salafists look to IS for inspiration
Hijacked Egyptian airliner lands in Cyprus
Hijacked Egyptian airliner lands in Cyprus

A hijacker seized an Egyptian airliner and diverted it to Cyprus, before releasing all the passengers except four foreigners and the crew.

Hijacked Egyptian airliner lands in Cyprus
Rock star Bryan Adams shared the photo of his defaced guitar on Instagram. Photo courtesy of Instagram/Bryan Adams
Please forgive me? Egypt customs deface Bryan Adams' guitar

A run-in with customs at Cairo airport has left Grammy Award winning rock musician Bryan Adams fuming, after a border agent scrawled a number on the Canadian's prize guitar in paint marker.

Please forgive me? Egypt customs deface Bryan Adams' guitar
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Kazakhstanis offer condolences over Russian plane crash in Egypt

Kazakhstanis were laying flowers in front of the Russian Embassy and Consulate General in Almaty and Astana expressing their deep condolences to families of the victims of Airbus 321 crash.

Kazakhstanis offer condolences over Russian plane crash in Egypt
Russia confirms bomb attack brought down Egypt plane, vows revenge
Russia confirms bomb attack brought down Egypt plane, vows revenge

Russia's President Vladimir Putin vowed vengeance after Moscow confirmed that a bomb attack brought down a passenger jet over Egypt last month, killing all 224 people on board.

Russia confirms bomb attack brought down Egypt plane, vows revenge
Russian jet crash puts Sharm resort staff on 'unpaid leave'
Russian jet crash puts Sharm resort staff on 'unpaid leave'

The Russian plane crash in Egypt has forced Sharm el-Sheikh hotels to send dozens of staff on "unpaid leave" as tourist numbers dwindle, with tens of thousands of jobs at risk within months.

Russian jet crash puts Sharm resort staff on 'unpaid leave'
No emergency evacuation for 80,000 Russians still in Egypt: Moscow
No emergency evacuation for 80,000 Russians still in Egypt: Moscow

Nearly 80,000 Russians are currently vacationing in Egypt but there will be no emergency evacuation, with tourists set to return home when they want, an official told AFP.

No emergency evacuation for 80,000 Russians still in Egypt: Moscow
Curfew, mass arrests in Indian Kashmir ahead of Modi visit
Curfew, mass arrests in Indian Kashmir ahead of Modi visit

Authorities ordered a curfew in parts of Indian-administered Kashmir after hundreds of separatist activists were arrested on the eve of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the disputed region

Curfew, mass arrests in Indian Kashmir ahead of Modi visit
Russian plane black boxes point to 'attack', Putin halts flights
Russian plane black boxes point to 'attack', Putin halts flights

Analysis of black boxes from the Russian plane that crashed in Egypt killing 224 people points to a bomb, sources close to the probe said, as Moscow halted flights to the country.

Russian plane black boxes point to 'attack', Putin halts flights
'No politics please': Russians bury first Egypt crash victims
'No politics please': Russians bury first Egypt crash victims

Numb with grief, a young woman wept and called for her mother at a funeral in a small village in northwestern Russia for one of the victims of the plane crash inEgypt.

'No politics please': Russians bury first Egypt crash victims
Egypt's Sisi calls for NATO help in Libya 'vacuum'
Egypt's Sisi calls for NATO help in Libya 'vacuum'

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi called for NATO powers to help rebuild Libya, beset by violence since an uprising backed by the Western military alliance toppled leader Moamer Kadhafi.

Egypt's Sisi calls for NATO help in Libya 'vacuum'
Experts examine black boxes of crashed Russian jet
Experts examine black boxes of crashed Russian jet

Investigators began examining the two black boxes from the Russian airliner that crashed in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, as President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said the probe would take time.

Experts examine black boxes of crashed Russian jet
Russian airline blames Egypt crash on 'external' factors
Russian airline blames Egypt crash on 'external' factors

The Russian passenger jet that crashed in Egypt killing all 224 people on board came down due to "external" factors, the airline said, as relatives began identifying their loved ones in Saint Petersburg.

Russian airline blames Egypt crash on 'external' factors
The wreckage of Kogalymavia's Airbus A321 passenger airliner. ©RIA Novosti
Plane carrying remains of Egypt crash victims lands in St Petersburg

A plane carrying the remains of scores of people killed when a Russian airliner crashed in Egypt landed in Saint-Petersburg early on Monday.

Plane carrying remains of Egypt crash victims lands in St Petersburg
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Investigators probe deadly Russian plane crash in Egypt

International investigators have begun probing why a Russian airliner carrying 224 people crashed in a mountainous area of Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, killing everyone on board in one of the deadliest Airbus incidents of the past decade.

Investigators probe deadly Russian plane crash in Egypt
Sisi looms large over Egypt vote
Sisi looms large over Egypt vote

Egyptians begin voting Sunday for a parliament expected to step firmly in line behind President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, who has crushed all opposition since ousting his Islamist predecessor in 2013.

Sisi looms large over Egypt vote
Wounded come home as Mexico demands Egypt compensation
Wounded come home as Mexico demands Egypt compensation

On stretchers and in wheelchairs, six Mexican tourists hurt in a mistaken Egyptian air strike that killed eight others returned home, as Mexico pressed for compensation for the victims.

Wounded come home as Mexico demands Egypt compensation
Mexico FM heads to Egypt after tourists killed by mistake
Mexico FM heads to Egypt after tourists killed by mistake

Mexico's foreign minister was to fly to Egypt with relatives of the tourists mistakenly killed by Egyptian security forces as her government called for an urgent investigation of the "deplorable event".

Mexico FM heads to Egypt after tourists killed by mistake
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Kazakhstan listed in Top 10 World's Riskiest Sovereign Debt?

Kazakhstan has been put on the map of the world's riskiest sovereign debt by Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Really?

Kazakhstan listed in Top 10 World's Riskiest Sovereign Debt?
Sisi to unveil 'new Suez Canal' as Egypt makes history
Sisi to unveil 'new Suez Canal' as Egypt makes history

President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi inaugurates a "new" Suez Canal in a lavish and heavily secured ceremony, as Egypt seeks to boost its economy and international standing.

Sisi to unveil 'new Suez Canal' as Egypt makes history