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  • A boy stands among waving Egyptian flags in Tahrir Square February 7, 2011 in Cairo, Egypt. An uneasy stand-off between anti- and pro-government factions in Egypt's central square continues February 7, with protests continuing unabated.
    Protests continue in Egypt as crowds swell
    Liberation Square in the center of Cairo has seen some of the largest crowds of anti government protestors on Tuesday, February 8, who continue to press their demands for the resignation of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, after two full weeks of...
  • An EgyptAir worker attempts to manage a huge crowd of people looking for flights out of Egypt at Cairo International Airport on January 31, 2011 in Cairo, Egypt.
    Many flee Egypt after week of protests
    National Public Radio (NPR) reported on Monday, January 31, 2011 that the U.S. Embassy has evacuated 1,200 American citizens from Egypt, on charter flights from Cairo International Airport (CAI) to destinations in Istanbul, Cyprus, and Athens. The...
  • A man holds a placard in Tahrir Square on January 30, 2011 in Cairo, Egypt. Cairo remained in a state of flux and marchers continued to protest in the streets and defy curfew, demanding the resignation of Egyptian president Hosni Mubarek.
    Hundreds die in Egypt protesting Mubarak
    After six days of street demonstrations in Cairo, Alexandria, Suez and elsewhere in Egypt, BBC News reported on Sunday, January 30, 2011 that hundreds are estimated dead and thousands more have been wounded. Leaders from the US, UK, France and...
  • Egyptians gather around the burning headquarters of the of the ruling National Democratic party (NDP) in central Cairo on Friday, January 28, 2011.
    Airlines cancel flights to Cairo as Egypt burns
    With government buildings burning, cars overturned, and demonstrators showered with high pressure water cannons and canisters of tear gas made in the U.S.A. by defense contractors, Delta Air Lines (DL) canceled its direct flights to Cairo...
  • EgyptAir Flight 990 profile
    The Crash of Egypt Air Flight 990: Part three
    Before Habashy relinquished his position at the controls, Batouty left the cockpit for a moment, at which time Habashy made a comment to the command captain that Batouty does "whatever he pleases." The exchange was short and when Batouty...
  • EgyptAir Flight 990 profile
    The Crash of Egypt Air Flight 990: Part one
    EgyptAir Flight 990 was a flight from J.F.K. International Airport in New York to Cairo International Airport in Egypt on October 31, 1990. The flight took off as scheduled and went without a hitch until the flight was over the ocean a ways...