Cairo says scattered EgyptAir wreckage has been spotted

Jun 16, 2016

Cairo says scattered EgyptAir wreckage has been spotted

Egypt on Wednesday said that it spotted and obtained images from the wreckage of the EgyptAir plane that crashed into the Mediterranean last month, killing all 66 people on board, according to a statement by the country’s investigation committee. The committee said that the ...

Jun 10, 2016

Deep-sea robot ready to search off Crete for EgyptAir jetliner

A vessel with an underwater robot arrived in Egypt on Thursday and is set to begin searching the Mediterranean for the wreck of the EgyptAir plane that crashed last month, authorities said. The John Lethbridge research vessel, which Egypt has hired from the Deep ...

Tutankhamun dagger likely made from meteoric iron: study

Jun 3, 2016

Tutankhamun dagger likely made from meteoric iron: study

Scientific analysis of a 3,300-year-old dagger found buried with Tutankhamun “strongly supports” a theory it was made of meteoric iron, according to a new study. “Our study confirms that ancient Egyptians attributed great value to meteoritic iron for the production of precious objects,” said ...

Sumo wrestler Osunaarashi becomes tourism ambassador for Egypt

Jun 3, 2016

Sumo wrestler Osunaarashi becomes tourism ambassador for Egypt

Egypt’s Osunaarashi, the first sumo wrestler from Africa to turn pro in Japan, became a tourism ambassador for his native country on Thursday, in a campaign to encourage Japanese to visit a destination avoided by many travelers following political upheaval. “I want to contribute ...

French ship hears pings from EgyptAir jet's black box

Jun 2, 2016

French ship hears pings from EgyptAir jet's black box

A French ship searching the Mediterranean has detected black box signals from a missing EgyptAir flight in the waters between the Greek island of Crete and the Egyptian coast, a development that could help solve the mystery of why the aircraft crashed into the ...