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Solar Impulse around-the-world flight

Solar Impulse 2 takes off from Cairo on last leg of around-the-world flight; solar-powered plane expected to land in Abu Dhabi after 48 hours - @solarimpulse

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Solar Impulse around-the-world flight

Photo: Solar Impulse 2 prepares to leave Cairo for last leg of its around-the-world flight; scheduled takeoff time is 7pm ET - @solarimpulse

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Solar Impulse around-the-world flight

Video: Pilot Bertrand Piccard board the Solar Impulse 2 - @solarimpulse

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Solar Impulse around-the-world flight

Video: Solar Impulse 2 being rolled out of its hangar in Cairo; scheduled takeoff time is 7pm ET - @solarimpulse

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Solar Impulse around-the-world flight

Photo: Solar Impulse pilot Bertrand Piccard delivers remarks ahead of his flight from Cairo to Abu Dhabi, the last leg of the solar plane's flight around the world - @solarimpulse

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Solar Impulse around-the-world flight

Photo: Pilot Bertrand Piccard's wife, Michèle, makes a speech before he departs on the Solar Impulse's last leg of its flight around the world; Piccard, in orange, will fly from Cairo to Abu Dhabi - @solarimpulse

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Solar Impulse around-the-world flight

Solar Impulse tweets flight from Cairo to Abu Dhabi postponed due to pilot illness

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Solar Impulse around-the-world flight

Solar Impulse 2 pilot Bertrand Piccard tweets he has upset stomach, prefers to postpone 48-hour flight from Cairo to Abu Dhabi - @bertrandpiccard

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Solar Impulse around-the-world flight

Photo: Solar Impulse 2 briefing in Cairo, where pilot Bertrand Piccard will fly the last leg of the solar aircraft's flight around the world to Abu Dhabi at 6 pm ET - @solarimpulse

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Solar Impulse around-the-world flight

Video: Solar Impulse solar airplane lands in Cairo after 2 days of flight - @solarimpulse

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Solar Impulse around-the-world flight

Photo: Solar Impulse 2 team in Cairo, Egypt, meet in anticipation of solar plane's arrival at around 2:50 am ET Wednesday - @solarimpulse

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Solar Impulse around-the-world flight

Map: Path of the Solar Impulse 2 on its 16th leg of flight around the world; 2-day trip from Seville, Spain, to Cairo, Egypt, about 70% complete - @solarimpulse

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Solar Impulse around-the-world flight

Photo: Pilot Andre Borschberg inside the Solar Impulse 2, which has just crossed the Greek border on its way to Cairo, Egypt - @solarimpulse

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Egypt

Ex-Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi sentenced to life in prison in 'espionage with Qatar' case - Daily News Egypt

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Egypt

Cairo Criminal Court sentences 6 defendants to death in 'espionage with Qatar' case - Daily News Egypt

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air travel

All 118 passengers and 17 crew of Egyptian passenger plane safely evacuated from flight, Uzbekistan Airways say - Reuters

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EgyptAir

EgyptAir plane from Cairo to Beijing makes landing in Uzbekistan after bomb threat - Al Wasat News

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Cairo, Cairo, Egypt

French President Hollande in anti-extremism talks with Cairo-based Al-Azhar imam - AP

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EgyptAir Flight 804 crash, May 19, 2016

Editor's note: CBS are reporting that the black box data recorder of downed EgyptAir flight 804 has been found in the area close to where the debris was discovered. They quote 'Egyptian government sources' but nothing has been confirmed yet. A crew from Britain's ITV News on the ground in Cairo also claim EgyptAir are not denying the claim. Once we get anything more concrete we will bring it to you. - Luke

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Egypt

Amnesty International condemns arrest of Egyptian rights activist in Cairo - AP

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