Gulf Times - Cairo
In Cairo, heat and long days test the fasting faithful

In Cairo, heat and long days test the fasting faithful

Pushing his cart through the teeming Egyptian capital, 71-year-old Cairo street sweeper Abdallah Mohamed says nothing can stop him from fasting during Ramadan.

Second black box recovered from EgyptAir crash site

Second black box recovered from EgyptAir crash site

Search teams on Friday recovered the second flight recorder of an EgyptAir plane from the bottom of the Mediterranean that could prove vital in establishing the cause of the unexplained crash.

Black box from crashed EgyptAir plane retrieved

Black box from crashed EgyptAir plane retrieved

The cockpit voice recorder from EgyptAir flight MS804 has been retrieved by search teams in a breakthrough for investigators seeking to explain what caused the plane to crash into the sea killing all 66 people on board.

Man from Doha held with stolen watches in Cairo

Man from Doha held with stolen watches in Cairo

A traveller from Doha has been arrested by Cairo International Airport security forces, who spotted him with three stolen expensive Rolex watches, local Arabic daily Arrayah reported on Tuesday.

EgyptAir black box search zone narrowed after signal detected

EgyptAir black box search zone narrowed after signal detected

The search zone for the crashed EgyptAir jet has been narrowed to 2 km from 5 km after a vessel picked up a signal from one of the black boxes, an Egyptian source on the investigation committee said on Thursday.

Private firm hired to hunt for EgyptAir black boxes

Private firm hired to hunt for EgyptAir black boxes

Egypt has hired a private firm to help find EgyptAir MS804's black boxes in an area narrowed down by an emergency signal sent when it hit the Mediterranean last week.

Air-sea search intensifies for missing EgyptAir plane

Air-sea search intensifies for missing EgyptAir plane

A massive search is under way for an EgyptAir plane that disappeared over the Mediterranean with 66 people on board, with suspicions swiftly focusing on a terrorist motive.

EgyptAir flight from Paris to Cairo missing with 66 on board

EgyptAir flight from Paris to Cairo missing with 66 on board

An EgyptAir flight carrying 66 passengers and crew on a flight from Paris to Cairo disappeared from radar over the Mediterranean, Egypt's national airline said. Officials said they believed the jet has come down in the sea.

EgyptAir flight from Paris to Cairo disappears from radar

EgyptAir flight from Paris to Cairo disappears from radar

A search and rescue operation was under way on Thursday after an EgyptAir Airbus A320 with 66 people on board vanished from radar en route from Paris to Cairo, the airline said.

At least 50 injured in downtown Cairo fire

At least 50 injured in downtown Cairo fire

At least 50 people including firefighters suffered minor injuries on Monday when a fire spread quickly through a commercial area in downtown Cairo, Egyptian officials said.

Bahrain king in Cairo

Bahrain king in Cairo

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi welcoming Bahrain’s King Hamad bin Issa al-Khalifah upon his arrival at Cairo’s international airport.

Israeli fighters scramble to intercept airliner

Israeli fighters scramble to intercept airliner

Israel sent fighter planes to intercept an unidentified passenger aircraft entering its airspace and escorted it to land at Tel Aviv, the Israeli military said.