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Russian ban on flights to Egypt will last months

...Ivanov said Egypt needs to improve its security regime not only in Sharm el-Sheikh, but also in airports in Cairo and the Red Sea resort of Hurghada.Asked how long the Russian flight ban would last, Ivanov said: "I think for several months, as...
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At Egypt resort, 'Russian season' year round

...battered, Russians have emerged as the dominant group on its Red Sea beaches. And it was here that over 200 of them had their...nights that last till sunrise, is an essential element to Red Sea tourism.Adly el-Mestekawy, a former software engineer...
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Russian jet broke up at high altitude

...caused the Metrojet Airbus A321-200 to plummet abruptly from 31,000 feet just 23 minutes after it departed from the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh bound for St. Petersburg.Aviation experts and the search teams were combing an area of more...
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Russia, Egypt dismiss bomb theory

...minutes after taking off from the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh for St...resort beside the crystal-clear Red Sea.British Transport Secretary will run nine flights from the Red Sea resort to London and one to Milan...
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Bomb may have downed Russian jet

...which has suffered in the unrest that followed the 2011 Arab Spring. The one bright spot for Egypt has been tourism at the Red Sea resorts.The Irish Aviation Authority followed the British lead and directed Irish airlines to suspend flights to Sharm...
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US detects heat around Russian jet before crash

...engine," Beaver added.Both U.S. officials spoke on condition of anonymity.The Metrojet was flying from Egypt's Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh to St. Petersburg when it crashed in the Sinai Peninsula after breaking up at high altitude...
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Officials search for cause of plane crash

...Sinai Peninsula 23 minutes after taking off from a popular Red Sea resort, killing all 224 people on board, including 25...visitors in 2014, come to Egypt every year, mostly to Red Sea resorts in Sinai or in mainland Egypt."It is too premature...
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Egypt unveils canal extension with pomp-filled ceremony

...countrymen and the world that Egyptians "are still capable" of great accomplishments.The man-made waterway linking the Red Sea to the Mediterranean, which was inaugurated in 1869, has long been a symbol of Egyptian national pride. Pro-government...
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Yemen officials: Some ground fighting after cease-fire

...ready to provide emergency food rations to more than 750,000 people. A vessel chartered by the agency arrived in the Red Sea port of Hodeida on Saturday, carrying 250,000 liters (66,050 gallons) of fuel and supplies for other humanitarian...
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Saudis propose 5-day cease-fire in Yemen

...reported multiple airstrikes by the Saudi-led coalition on Saada, the birthplace of the Houthi movement, as well as the Red Sea port town of Hodeida, west of the capital. They said there was heavy air activity over Aden late Thursday but no airstrikes...
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