Before an EgyptAir jet crashed into the Mediterranean with 66 people on board Thursday, it had sent out a burst of error messages indicating there was smoke aboard, a French air investigation agency spokesman said Saturday.
Authorities on Friday said they found debris from EgyptAir Flight 804, which a day earlier plunged 38,000 feet into the Mediterranean Sea. Relatives of the 66 people on the plane mourned as harsh reality set in. Mystery still surrounds the…
By PBS NewsHour
EgyptAir Flight 804 was on a routine trip from Paris to Cairo when something went horribly wrong over the Mediterranean Sea. As it approached Egyptian airspace, the plane suddenly began flying erratically before disappearing altogether, prompting an international search effort…
By PBS NewsHour
The mysterious disappearance of EgyptAir Flight 804 and its 66 passengers somewhere over the Mediterranean Sea has left the international community scrambling for answers. For more on what could have happened to the flight, Hari Sreenivasan talks to former National…
By Dominique Bonessi
More than 85 percent of countries in the world live with either partial or no press freedom.
By Ivette Feliciano
Archaeologists in Egypt have completed the first phase of a new search for King Tut's tomb. The question at hand: Could the tomb contain the undiscovered burial place of Queen Nefertiti? NewsHour's Ivette Feliciano reports.
By Larisa Epatko
An Egyptian man who hijacked a passenger airplane and forced it to land in Cyprus gave himself up to authorities Tuesday after holding seven people on board for several hours.
Last week Egypt marked the five-year anniversary of the revolution that overthrew President Hosni Mubarak. But the road forward has been slow and tumultuous. Jeffrey Brown talks to Bassem Youssef, the political satirist some call the "Jon Stewart of Egypt,”…
Boutros Boutros-Ghali, an Egyptian diplomat who served as the sixth U.N. secretary-general, died on Tuesday. He was 93.
By Daniel Costa-Roberts
Flags flew at half staff Friday in the Italian town of Fiumicello, where hundreds of mourners gathered for the funeral of an Italian student whose body was found on the outskirts of Cairo early this month.
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