Cyprus’ foreign affairs ministry has named the hijacker of the EgyptAir flight that was diverted to Larnaca airport, in Cyprus.
Most of the passengers and crew on board a hijacked EgyptAir flight that landed in Cyprus have been released.
An EgyptAir flight, heading from Alexandria to the capital, Cairo, has been hijacked and diverted to Cyprus.
British bomber planes have made their first strikes on Syria, following a parliamentary vote to target Islamic State militants in the country.
A Russian airliner, carrying more than 200 people, has crashed in the central region of Egypt’s Sinai peninsula, according to a statement by the Egyptian government.
At least three Turkish soldiers, and 28 Kurdish militants, have been killed, following airstrikes and clashes, over the past two days, in southeast Turkey.
A Lebanese man has become the second person to be arrested by authorities in Cyprus over the discovery of five tonnes of chemical fertilisers, capable of being made into explosives.