Update – Egypt’s political digest June 17: EgyptAir plane black boxes analysis may take weeks
Recovered debris of the EgyptAir jet that crashed in the Mediterranean Sea is seen in this handout image released May 21, 2016 by Egypt's military. Egyptian Military/Handout via Reuters/File photo
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Analysis of EgyptAir plane black boxes may take weeks

It may take weeks to analyze the data recovered from the two black boxes of the EgyptAir plane that crashed last month; if there is damage it will be fixed locally, but if the damage is severe it will be transferred abroad for recovery, Youm7 reported.

Parliament awaits detailed programs of ministries of supply, investment and public business

The Economic Committee of the parliament awaits detailed programs from the Supply Ministry, the Investment Ministry and the Public Business Ministry on their vision for the next period, secretary of the committee Medhat al-Sherif told Youm7 Friday.

Health Committee to visit 57357 hospital over long waiting lists

The Health Committee of the parliament will visit the Children’s Cancer Hospital 57357 Sunday to study the amount of donations received by the hospital versus the long waiting lists it has, Youm7 reported.

2 NTSB experts in Cairo for probe into EgyptAir MS804 crash

The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) will send two investigators to Cairo to help into the EgyptAir plane crash probe, CNN reported Friday.

The move comes day after the cockpit voice recorder of the ill-fated EgyptAir plane has been found and pulled out of the Mediterranean Sea, Egypt’s investigation committee announced in a statement Thursday.

Our very deepest sympathy goes out to Giulio’s family: MP says

Head of the Foreign Relations Committee at the Egyptian House of Representatives Mohamed Al Orabi said in a statement Thursday that the committee understands the “human tragedy” Regeni’s parents are currently going through asserting that Egypt and Italy cooperate to unveil the truth about his killing.

The statement came during a Thursday meeting by the committee to discuss  an expected visit by a delegation of the European Parliament to Egypt to investigate the killing of Italian researcher Guilio Regeni after his parents called on the European Union to impose sanctions against Egypt for “not co-operating” to solve their son’s murder.

State security prosecution examines black box of doomed EgyptAir flight MS804

Egypt’s Attorney General Nabil Sadek has instructed the state security prosecution to examine the contents and recover the data found on the cockpit voice recorder of the doomed EgyptAir plane that has been found and pulled out of the Mediterranean Sea Thursday.

European Muslims league to stage anti-Islamophobia rally in  Genoa

The European Muslims League (EML) announced staging a rally to show support Muslim communities that have been affected by acts of “Islamophobia.”

EML chairman Alfredo Maiolese said the rally will take place in Italy’s port city of Genoa on October 14.

Egypt’s Ambassador to Israel praises France’s peace initiative

Egypt’s ambassador to Tel Aviv Hazem Khairat urged Israeli government to reach a peace deal with Palestinians, praising the recent French peace initiative as “a major step towards peace in the Middle East region.”

Vimont, Shoukry discuss preparation for France’s peace conference

France’s special envoy for the Middle East peace initiative Pierre Vimont met with Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry on Thursday for talks on future steps to organize an international conference later this year to revive the Palestinian-Israeli peace process.

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