CAIRO — Hijacker of Egyptian passenger plane said he carried explosive device with him while highjacking the airplane No. 181 with 81 people on board, State TV said.

wpid-egyptair.jpgEgyptair Company has officially announced its plane that was heading from Alexandria to Cairo has been kidnapped and diverted to Cyprus on Tuesday. (Egypt-Cairo-Hijack)
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CAIRO — The hijacker who hijacked Tuesday an Egyptian airliner and forced it to land in Cyprus has been arrested, Egyptian Aviation Minister said.

The last seven persons who remained on board have been freed, Sherif Fathy said, adding all the passengers and crew are safe. (Egypt-Cairo-Hijack)
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JERUSALEM — Israeli and Chinese leaders promised here Tuesday to promote innovation cooperation in various fields, including economy and trade, science and technology, agriculture, health and education.

The vow was made when Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and President Reuven Rivlin held separate talks with Chinese Vice Premier Liu Yandong. (Israel-China-Innovation)
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BAGHDAD — A total of 41 Islamic State (IS) militants were killed on Tuesday in clashes with security forces and air strikes by Iraqi and U.S.-led coalition aircraft in Iraq, while 14 civilian were killed in suicide bombing and gunfire attack in the day, security sources said. (Iraq-IS-Airstrike) Enditem

Source: Xinhua

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