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Stories with subject: Hijacking
  • 3-week pause for hijacking suspect's extradition proceedings 
    Updated: Apr-22-16 11:04 am

    NICOSIA, Cyprus - A court in Cyprus has adjourned extradition proceedings for an Egyptian hijacking suspect for three weeks after prosecutors requested more time to examine documents from Egyptian authorities.

  • Cyprus minister: Egyptian hijacking suspect asks for asylum 
    Updated: Apr-13-16 2:10 pm

    NICOSIA, Cyprus - A man who has admitted hijacking a domestic EgyptAir flight and diverting it to Cyprus is requesting political asylum on the island, claiming he is afraid of how he could be treated by Egyptian authorities because of his political beliefs, officials said Wednesday.