An EgyptAir Airbus A320, operating a domestic flight between Alexandria and Cairo, has been hijacked. The aircraft has landed safely in Larnaca, Cyprus, and all but eight people—the hijacker, the pilot, co-pilot and two cabin crew members and three foreigner passengers—have been released, according to EgyptAir’s latest statement. “EgyptAir confirms that it is following up with the concerned authorities in Cyprus through EgyptAir IOCC (integrated operation control ...

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