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B. 02-08 Egypt Cairo football clashes leave at least 22 dead
2. 02-15 Egyptian Christians held in Libya 'killed' Eastern Libya
3. 03-18 Tunis museum attack: 19 people killed Bardo Museum, Tunis, Tunisia
04-14 Hundreds of migrants feared drowned off Libya Mediterranean sea, Libya
5. 06-26 Tunisia attack on Sousse beach 'kills 39' Sousse, Tunisia
G. 07-01 64 soldiers killed in ISIS attack on Egyptian Army's checkpoints Sheikh Zuweid, Sinai
H. 08-06 Egypt launches Suez Canal expansion Ismailia, Egypt
I. 08-27 Libya boats capsize off Zuwara carrying hundreds Zuwara, Libya
9. 09-13 Mexican tourists killed by Egyptian security forces Wahat, Western Desert, Egypt

Summary.     Click for More > Muslim migrants threw Christians overboard Morsi, Egypt's ex-leader, sentenced to death South Africa court bid to arrest Sudan's Omar al-Bashir Mokhtar Belmokhtar: Top Islamist 'killed' in US strike Tunisia attack on Sousse beach 'kills 39'   At least 39 people, mostly foreigners, have been killed and 36 injured in an attack on a beach in the Tunisian resort town of Sousse, officials... 64 soldiers killed in ISIS attack on Egyptian Army's checkpoints Egypt launches Suez Canal expansion Image shows Croatian beheaded by ISIS in Egypt Up to 3,000 migrants rescued near Libya coast Libya boats capsize off Zuwara carrying hundreds Mexican tourists killed by Egyptian security forces No survivors on Russian airliner KGL9268 Map of Hasna Egypt  Airbus A-321 has crashed in central Sinai killing all 224 people on board. It left the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, bound for St Petersburg Sinai plane crash: Russian airliner 'broke up in mid-air' Sinai plane crash: Victims flown back to Russia Sinai plane crash: 'External influence' caused crash Sinai plane crash: Bomb may have downed airliner Curbs on Sharm el-Sheikh travel widen
Militant attacks in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula leave 20 dead Egypt Cairo football clashes leave at least 22 dead   Clashes between football fans and security forces after fans of the Zamalek tried to force their way into a match without tickets Egyptian Christians held in Libya 'killed' Egypt 'bombs IS in Libya' after beheadings video Tunis museum attack: 19 people killed   Tunisia's president has vowed to fight terrorism 'without mercy', following a gun attack on the Bardo Museum in the capital Tunis that killed... Hundreds of migrants feared drowned off Libya Map of Mediterranean sea Libya
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Militant attacks in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula leave 20 dead   Militant attacks on more than a dozen army and police targets in the restive peninsula killed 20 people, including civilians, and wounded 36 Reporter Peter Greste freed by Egypt Egypt Cairo football clashes leave at least 22 dead Map of Air Defense Stadium Cairo Egypt


January 2015 ... more > Top ^
Jan.1  Egypt retrial for al-Jazeera three
Jan.24  Egypt death penalty retrial ordered
Jan.25  18 killed in Egypt protests
Jan.27  Foreigners dead in Tripoli attack
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Jan.31  President Sisi warns of 'long battle' with militants
 Equatorial Guinea stun Tunisia


February 2015 ... more > Top ^
Feb.1
 Kidnapped Libya Opec official found
Feb.6  Morocco banned from next two Africa Cups
Feb.8  
  Clashes between football fans and security forces after fans of the Zamalek tried to force their way into a match without tickets
 Egypt halts matches after deaths Feb.9  29 migrants traveling from Africa to Italy die of hypothermia Feb.15     Egyptian Christians held in Libya 'killed'   A video has emerged showing the beheadings purportedly of 21 Coptic Christians who had been kidnapped by Islamic State (IS) militants  Italians rescue 2,000 migrants     Egypt 'bombs IS in Libya' after beheadings video   Egypt has bombed Islamic State targets, hours after the group published video showing the apparent beheadings of 21 Egyptian Christians Feb.18  Libya urges UN to lift arms embargo to tackle IS Feb.28  Egypt lists Hamas as terrorist group

March 2015 ... more > Top ^
Mar.4  Italy rescues more than 1,000 migrants at sea; 10 perish Mar.9  Bomber strikes police base in Sinai Mar.13 Egypt unveils plans to build new capital east of Cairo
Mar.18   Tunis museum attack: 19 people killed Map of Bardo Museum Tunis Tunisia
  Tunisia's president has vowed to fight terrorism 'without mercy', following a gun attack on the Bardo Museum in the capital Tunis that killed 19 people.    17 tourists were killed in the attack, including visitors from Japan, Italy, Colombia, ...
 Museum attack: President vows to fight terror Mar.19  Nine arrested over Tunisia attack Mar.21  Museum attack: Footage shows gunmen Mar.22 Third Tunis attacker 'on the run'  Red Sea shark attack kills tourist Mar.23  Bardo Museum to reopen after deadly attack Mar.28  Museum attack: Frenchwoman dies of injuries Mar.29 Bardo Museum attack: Thousands join protest march  Arab League agrees to create joint military force

April 2015 ... more > Top ^
Apr.5  Spanish cavers die in Morocco's Atlas mountains Apr.10  Bus crash: Children among 33 dead in collision Apr.11  Brotherhood chief Mohammed Badie sentenced to death Apr.12  Sinai Peninsula hit by deadly bomb attacks Apr.14     Hundreds of migrants feared drowned off Libya
Map of Mediterranean sea Libya
  About 400 migrants are feared drowned after their boat capsized, survivors have told Save the Children. The Italian coast guard had rescued 144
 More than 8,000 have been picked up since Friday
Apr.16     Muslim migrants threw Christians overboard   Muslims among migrants trying to get from Libya to Italy in a boat threw 12 passengers overboard because they were Christians Apr.25  Italian navy rescues 274 from ship off Libyan coast Apr.27  Libyan TV crew found dead eight months after kidnap

May 2015 ... more > Top ^
May.2  Boat carrying migrants, mostly Sudanese and Syrians, capsizes  Italy rescues more than 1,200 migrants from smugglers' boats May.3  Nearly 3,700 migrants were rescued off Libya May.10  Power cut take Egyptian state TV off the air for hour May.16     Morsi, Egypt's ex-leader, sentenced to death   An Egyptian court has pronounced death sentences on ousted president and more than 100 other people over a mass prison break in 2011

June 2015 ... more > Top ^
Jun.6  Ships rush to rescue thousands of stranded migrants Jun.9  ISIS captures 88 Eritrean Christians in Libya Jun.10  2 suspected militants killed in suicide attack on ancient Egyptian temple Jun.13  ICC urges S Africa to arrest Sudan leader Jun.14     South Africa court bid to arrest Sudan's Omar al-Bashir   A South African court has issued an interim order stopping Sudan's leader Omar al-Bashir, who faces war crimes charges, from leaving the cou...   Mokhtar Belmokhtar: Top Islamist 'killed' in US strike   A top Islamist militant who ordered a deadly attack on an Algerian gas plant two years ago has been killed in a US air strike in Libya, officials... Jun.20 Al-Jazeera journalist arrested in Germany
Jun.26   Tunisia attack on Sousse beach 'kills 39' Map of Sousse Tunisia
  At least 39 people, mostly foreigners, have been killed and 36 injured in an attack on a beach in the Tunisian resort town of Sousse, officials say.    30 dead were from United Kingdom. 23-year-old Seifeddine Rezgui Yacoubi, also known as Abu Yahya al-Qayrawani, a former aviation student of University of Kairouan,...
Tunisia beach attack: 80 'propagandist' mosques to be closed Jun.27  Tunisia launches security clampdown after Sousse attack  Egypt sees sandstorm and earthquake on the same day Jun.28 Tunisia attack: Tributes for dead  Beach attack: Gunman 'had help' from others  Italian coast guard: 700 migrants rescued Jun.29  Tunisia attack: Arrests over Sousse massacre  Egypt prosecutor Hisham Barakat killed in Cairo attack

July 2015 ... more > Top ^
Jul.1     64 soldiers killed in ISIS attack on Egyptian Army's checkpoints
Map of Sheikh Zuweid Egypt  Islamic militants on Wednesday unleashed a wave of simultaneous attacks on Egyptian Army checkpoints in the restive northern Sinai Peninsula Jul.2  Tunisia holds eight over Sousse attack on tourists Jul.3  IS affiliate in Egypt claims rocket attack on Israel Jul.4 Tunisia beach attack: State of emergency declared Jul.10  Omar Sharif: Lawrence of Arabia star dies aged 83  Cairo blast hits Italian consulate Jul.16  Egypt navy ship 'hit by Sinai militants' missile' Jul.18  Algeria attack: Soldiers die in Islamist ambush  Islamists kill five at Egypt's Sinai checkpoints Jul.22  15 drowned when boats collided on the Nile in Egypt Jul.23 35-40 people drown in Mediterranean migrant crossing Jul.25  Egypt holds trial run on second Suez Canal Jul.28 Libya court sentences Qaddafi son to death in absentia  Egypt furniture factory fire kills at least 25 people

August 2015 ... more > Top ^
Aug.5  Officials rescue 367 migrants off Libya; 25 bodies found Hopes fade for migrants after boat capsizes in Mediterranean
Aug.6   Egypt launches Suez Canal expansion Map of Ismailia Egypt  Egypt has opened a major expansion of the Suez Canal, which deepens the main waterway and provides ships with a 35km (22 mile) channel parallel to it Aug.8  Fire at factory north of Cairo kills 5 workers, injures 4 Aug.12     Image shows Croatian beheaded by ISIS in Egypt  An online image circulated Wednesday purported to show Tomislav Salopek held by the Islamic State group's Egyptian affiliate beheaded Aug.15 More than 40 migrants died in overcrowded boat Aug.16 Egyptian president imposes strict new anti-terror laws Aug.19 Egyptian security building in Cairo rocked by bomb blasts Aug.22     Up to 3,000 migrants rescued near Libya coast   Italy's coastguard says a major operation is under way to rescue up to 3,000 migrants off the coast of Libya Aug.26 Migrant crisis: Scores of bodies found on Libya boat Aug.27     Libya boats capsize off Zuwara carrying hundreds
Map of Zuwara Libya  Hundreds of people are feared dead after two boats carrying up to 500 migrants capsized at Mediterranean Sea, residents and officials say Aug.29 3 al-Jazeera journalists convicted Aug.30  Italian firm Eni makes huge gas discovery of Egyptian coast

September 2015 ... more > Top ^
Sep.7  Egypt agriculture minister held on corruption charges Sep.13   Mexican tourists killed by Egyptian security forces
Map of Wahat Western Desert Egypt  Security forces in Egypt have mistakenly killed 12 people, including Mexican tourists, during an anti-terror operation

October 2015 ... more > Top ^
Oct.6 EU launches operation to seize migrant smugglers' boats
Oct.8 Libya crisis: UN proposes unity government Oct.9 Nobel Peace Prize for Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet Oct.15  Two new Lockerbie bombing suspects identified Oct.24  Bodies of 40 migrants found washed ashore in Libya Oct.31     No survivors on Russian airliner KGL9268 Map of Hasna Egypt
  Airbus A-321 has crashed in central Sinai killing all 224 people on board. It left the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, bound for St Petersburg
 Wreckage was found in the Hasana area and bodies removed, along with the 'black box'. The bodies of victims still strapped to seats. Russian President Putin has declared Sunday a day of mourning
Sinai plane crash: 'No SOS call' before disaster Sinai plane crash: Egypt dismisses IS claim

November 2015 ... more > Top ^
Nov.1     Sinai plane crash: Russian airliner 'broke up in mid-air'  A Russian airliner which crashed in Egypt's Sinai peninsula, killing all 224 people on board, broke up in mid-air, a Russian official says     Sinai plane crash: Victims flown back to Russia  The bodies of more than 140 of those killed in Saturday's air crash have been flown back to St Petersburg as an investigation into the cause... Nov.2     Sinai plane crash: 'External influence' caused crash   The Russian airline Kogalymavia has blamed 'external influence' for Saturday's Sinai plane crash which killed 224 people IS claims 'propaganda', says Egypt president
Nov.3 Sinai crash: Russia plane flight recorders to be examined Nov.4   Sinai plane crash: Bomb may have downed airliner   Intelligence suggests the Russian plane that crashed in Egypt killing all 224 people may have been brought down by a bomb, US and UK officials say Nov.5   Curbs on Sharm el-Sheikh travel widen   More countries have joined the UK in curbing travel to the Egyptian resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, amid fears that a bomb brought down a Russian... Nov.6  Putin agrees to suspend Russian flights to Egypt Nov.7 Russian plane crash: Egypt says intelligence not shared Nov.8 Russia says 11,000 tourists brought back from Egypt Nov.14  Libya IS head 'killed in US air strike' Nov.17 'Terror act' downed A321 over Egypt's Sinai Nov.22  Moroccan solar plant to bring energy to a million people Nov.24  15 killed in blast on bus carrying Tunisian presidential guard

December 2015 ... more > Top ^
Dec.4  Cairo restaurant firebomb attack kills 16 Dec.6  Libya's rival parliaments reach tentative agreement Dec.11 Gaddafi's son Hannibal freed after kidnap in Lebanon
Dec.27  Explosion, apparently due to gas leak, kills 3 in Giza


Militant attacks in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula leave 20 dead   Militant attacks on more than a dozen army and police targets in the restive peninsula killed 20 people, including civilians, and wounded 36   Egypt 'bombs IS in Libya' after beheadings video   Egypt has bombed Islamic State targets, hours after the group published video showing the apparent beheadings of 21 Egyptian Christians   64 soldiers killed in ISIS attack on Egyptian Army's checkpoints Map of Sheikh Zuweid Egypt  Islamic militants on Wednesday unleashed a wave of simultaneous attacks on Egyptian Army checkpoints in the restive northern Sinai Peninsula EU launches operation to seize migrant smugglers' boats Nobel Peace Prize for Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet   Hundreds of migrants feared drowned off Libya Map of Mediterranean sea Libya




North Africa, 2015 War & Army Timeline ... See World War & Army timeline Top ^
2015
Jan.29
Jan.31  President Sisi warns of 'long battle' with militants
Feb.15
Feb.18  Libya urges UN to lift arms embargo to tackle IS
Mar.9  Bomber strikes police base in Sinai
Mar.29  Arab League agrees to create joint military force
Apr.25  Italian navy rescues 274 from ship off Libyan coast
May.2  Italy rescues more than 1,200 migrants from smugglers' boats
Jun.13  ICC urges S Africa to arrest Sudan leader
Jun.28  Italian coast guard: 700 migrants rescued
Jul.1
Jul.3  IS affiliate in Egypt claims rocket attack on Israel
Jul.16  Egypt navy ship 'hit by Sinai militants' missile'
Jul.18  Algeria attack: Soldiers die in Islamist ambush
Jul.18  Islamists kill five at Egypt's Sinai checkpoints
Oct.6
Oct.9
Nov.14  Libya IS head 'killed in US air strike'




North Africa, 2015 Disasters Timeline ... See World Disasters timeline Top ^
2015
Feb.9  29 migrants traveling from Africa to Italy die of hypothermia
Feb.15  Italians rescue 2,000 migrants
Mar.4  Italy rescues more than 1,000 migrants at sea; 10 perish
Mar.22  Red Sea shark attack kills tourist
Apr.5  Spanish cavers die in Morocco's Atlas mountains
Apr.10  Bus crash: Children among 33 dead in collision
Apr.14
  About 400 migrants are feared drowned after their boat capsized, survivors have told Save the Children. The Italian coast guard had rescued 144
 More than 8,000 have been picked up since Friday
Apr.16   Muslim migrants threw Christians overboard   Muslims among migrants trying to get from Libya to Italy in a boat threw 12 passengers overboard because they were Christians Apr.25  Italian navy rescues 274 from ship off Libyan coast May.2  Boat carrying migrants, mostly Sudanese and Syrians, capsizes May.2  Italy rescues more than 1,200 migrants from smugglers' boats May.3  Nearly 3,700 migrants were rescued off Libya May.10  Power cut take Egyptian state TV off the air for hour Jun.6  Ships rush to rescue thousands of stranded migrants Jun.27  Egypt sees sandstorm and earthquake on the same day Jun.28  Italian coast guard: 700 migrants rescued Jul.22  15 drowned when boats collided on the Nile in Egypt Jul.23 35-40 people drown in Mediterranean migrant crossing Jul.28  Egypt furniture factory fire kills at least 25 people Aug.5  Officials rescue 367 migrants off Libya; 25 bodies found Aug.5 Hopes fade for migrants after boat capsizes in Mediterranean Aug.8  Fire at factory north of Cairo kills 5 workers, injures 4 Aug.15 More than 40 migrants died in overcrowded boat Aug.22   Up to 3,000 migrants rescued near Libya coast   Italy's coastguard says a major operation is under way to rescue up to 3,000 migrants off the coast of Libya Aug.26 Migrant crisis: Scores of bodies found on Libya boat Aug.27   Libya boats capsize off Zuwara carrying hundreds
Map of Zuwara Libya  Hundreds of people are feared dead after two boats carrying up to 500 migrants capsized at Mediterranean Sea, residents and officials say Oct.24  Bodies of 40 migrants found washed ashore in Libya Oct.31   No survivors on Russian airliner KGL9268
Map of Hasna Egypt
  Airbus A-321 has crashed in central Sinai killing all 224 people on board. It left the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, bound for St Petersburg
 Wreckage was found in the Hasana area and bodies removed, along with the 'black box'. The bodies of victims still strapped to seats. Russian President Putin has declared Sunday a day of mourning
Oct.31 Sinai plane crash: 'No SOS call' before disaster Oct.31 Sinai plane crash: Egypt dismisses IS claim Nov.1   Sinai plane crash: Russian airliner 'broke up in mid-air'  A Russian airliner which crashed in Egypt's Sinai peninsula, killing all 224 people on board, broke up in mid-air, a Russian official says Nov.1   Sinai plane crash: Victims flown back to Russia  The bodies of more than 140 of those killed in Saturday's air crash have been flown back to St Petersburg as an investigation into the cause... Nov.2   Sinai plane crash: 'External influence' caused crash   The Russian airline Kogalymavia has blamed 'external influence' for Saturday's Sinai plane crash which killed 224 people Nov.2 IS claims 'propaganda', says Egypt president Nov.3 Sinai crash: Russia plane flight recorders to be examined Nov.8 Russia says 11,000 tourists brought back from Egypt Dec.27  Explosion, apparently due to gas leak, kills 3 in Giza



North Africa, 2015 Business Timeline ... See World Business timeline Top ^
2015 Feb.1  Kidnapped Libya Opec official found Jul.10  Omar Sharif: Lawrence of Arabia star dies aged 83 Jul.25  Egypt holds trial run on second Suez Canal Aug.6 Egypt launches Suez Canal expansion Map of Ismailia Egypt  Egypt has opened a major expansion of the Suez Canal, which deepens the main waterway and provides ships with a 35km (22 mile) channel parallel to it Aug.30  Italian firm Eni makes huge gas discovery of Egyptian coast Nov.5 Curbs on Sharm el-Sheikh travel widen   More countries have joined the UK in curbing travel to the Egyptian resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, amid fears that a bomb brought down a Russian... Nov.22  Moroccan solar plant to bring energy to a million people



North Africa, 2015 Sports Timeline ... See World Sports timeline Top ^
2015 Jan.31  Equatorial Guinea stun Tunisia Feb.6  Morocco banned from next two Africa Cups Feb.8 Egypt Cairo football clashes leave at least 22 dead
Map of Air Defense Stadium Cairo Egypt
  Clashes between football fans and security forces after fans of the Zamalek tried to force their way into a match without tickets
Feb.8  Egypt halts matches after deaths



North Africa, 2015 Crime Timeline ... See World Crime timeline Top ^
2015 Jan.1  Egypt retrial for al-Jazeera three Jan.24  Egypt death penalty retrial ordered Jan.27  Foreigners dead in Tripoli attack Feb.1 Reporter Peter Greste freed by Egypt
Feb.1  Kidnapped Libya Opec official found Feb.8 Egypt Cairo football clashes leave at least 22 dead Map of Air Defense Stadium Cairo Egypt
  Clashes between football fans and security forces after fans of the Zamalek tried to force their way into a match without tickets
Feb.8  Egypt halts matches after deaths Feb.15   Egyptian Christians held in Libya 'killed'   A video has emerged showing the beheadings purportedly of 21 Coptic Christians who had been kidnapped by Islamic State (IS) militants Feb.28  Egypt lists Hamas as terrorist group Mar.9  Bomber strikes police base in Sinai Mar.18 Tunis museum attack: 19 people killed Map of Bardo Museum Tunis Tunisia
  Tunisia's president has vowed to fight terrorism 'without mercy', following a gun attack on the Bardo Museum in the capital Tunis that killed 19 people.    17 tourists were killed in the attack, including visitors from Japan, Italy, Colombia, ...
Mar.18  Museum attack: President vows to fight terror Mar.19  Nine arrested over Tunisia attack Mar.21  Museum attack: Footage shows gunmen Mar.22 Third Tunis attacker 'on the run' Mar.23  Bardo Museum to reopen after deadly attack Mar.28  Museum attack: Frenchwoman dies of injuries Mar.29 Bardo Museum attack: Thousands join protest march Apr.11  Brotherhood chief Mohammed Badie sentenced to death Apr.12  Sinai Peninsula hit by deadly bomb attacks Apr.16   Muslim migrants threw Christians overboard   Muslims among migrants trying to get from Libya to Italy in a boat threw 12 passengers overboard because they were Christians Apr.27  Libyan TV crew found dead eight months after kidnap May.16   Morsi, Egypt's ex-leader, sentenced to death   An Egyptian court has pronounced death sentences on ousted president and more than 100 other people over a mass prison break in 2011 Jun.9  ISIS captures 88 Eritrean Christians in Libya Jun.10  2 suspected militants killed in suicide attack on ancient Egyptian temple Jun.14   South Africa court bid to arrest Sudan's Omar al-Bashir   A South African court has issued an interim order stopping Sudan's leader Omar al-Bashir, who faces war crimes charges, from leaving the cou... Jun.14 Mokhtar Belmokhtar: Top Islamist 'killed' in US strike   A top Islamist militant who ordered a deadly attack on an Algerian gas plant two years ago has been killed in a US air strike in Libya, officials... Jun.20 Al-Jazeera journalist arrested in Germany Jun.26 Tunisia attack on Sousse beach 'kills 39' Map of Sousse Tunisia
  At least 39 people, mostly foreigners, have been killed and 36 injured in an attack on a beach in the Tunisian resort town of Sousse, officials say.    30 dead were from United Kingdom. 23-year-old Seifeddine Rezgui Yacoubi, also known as Abu Yahya al-Qayrawani, a former aviation student of University of Kairouan,...
Jun.26 Tunisia beach attack: 80 'propagandist' mosques to be closed Jun.27  Tunisia launches security clampdown after Sousse attack Jun.28 Tunisia attack: Tributes for dead Jun.28  Beach attack: Gunman 'had help' from others Jun.29  Tunisia attack: Arrests over Sousse massacre Jun.29  Egypt prosecutor Hisham Barakat killed in Cairo attack Jul.2  Tunisia holds eight over Sousse attack on tourists Jul.3  IS affiliate in Egypt claims rocket attack on Israel Jul.4 Tunisia beach attack: State of emergency declared Jul.10  Cairo blast hits Italian consulate Jul.28 Libya court sentences Qaddafi son to death in absentia Aug.12   Image shows Croatian beheaded by ISIS in Egypt  An online image circulated Wednesday purported to show Tomislav Salopek held by the Islamic State group's Egyptian affiliate beheaded Aug.16 Egyptian president imposes strict new anti-terror laws Aug.19 Egyptian security building in Cairo rocked by bomb blasts Aug.29 3 al-Jazeera journalists convicted Sep.7  Egypt agriculture minister held on corruption charges Sep.13 Mexican tourists killed by Egyptian security forces Map of Wahat Western Desert Egypt  Security forces in Egypt have mistakenly killed 12 people, including Mexican tourists, during an anti-terror operation Oct.15  Two new Lockerbie bombing suspects identified Oct.31   No survivors on Russian airliner KGL9268 Map of Hasna Egypt
  Airbus A-321 has crashed in central Sinai killing all 224 people on board. It left the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, bound for St Petersburg
 Wreckage was found in the Hasana area and bodies removed, along with the 'black box'. The bodies of victims still strapped to seats. Russian President Putin has declared Sunday a day of mourning
Oct.31 Sinai plane crash: Egypt dismisses IS claim Nov.2 IS claims 'propaganda', says Egypt president Nov.4 Sinai plane crash: Bomb may have downed airliner   Intelligence suggests the Russian plane that crashed in Egypt killing all 224 people may have been brought down by a bomb, US and UK officials say Nov.5 Curbs on Sharm el-Sheikh travel widen   More countries have joined the UK in curbing travel to the Egyptian resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, amid fears that a bomb brought down a Russian... Nov.6  Putin agrees to suspend Russian flights to Egypt Nov.14  Libya IS head 'killed in US air strike' Nov.17 'Terror act' downed A321 over Egypt's Sinai Nov.24  15 killed in blast on bus carrying Tunisian presidential guard Dec.4  Cairo restaurant firebomb attack kills 16 Dec.11 Gaddafi's son Hannibal freed after kidnap in Lebanon



North Africa, 2015 Politics Timeline ... See World Politics timeline Top ^
2015 Jan.1  Egypt retrial for al-Jazeera three Jan.25  18 killed in Egypt protests Jan.31  President Sisi warns of 'long battle' with militants Feb.1 Reporter Peter Greste freed by Egypt
Feb.1  Kidnapped Libya Opec official found Feb.18  Libya urges UN to lift arms embargo to tackle IS Mar.13 Egypt unveils plans to build new capital east of Cairo Mar.18  Museum attack: President vows to fight terror Mar.29 Bardo Museum attack: Thousands join protest march Apr.27  Libyan TV crew found dead eight months after kidnap May.10  Power cut take Egyptian state TV off the air for hour May.16   Morsi, Egypt's ex-leader, sentenced to death   An Egyptian court has pronounced death sentences on ousted president and more than 100 other people over a mass prison break in 2011 Jun.13  ICC urges S Africa to arrest Sudan leader Jun.14   South Africa court bid to arrest Sudan's Omar al-Bashir   A South African court has issued an interim order stopping Sudan's leader Omar al-Bashir, who faces war crimes charges, from leaving the cou... Jun.20 Al-Jazeera journalist arrested in Germany Jun.26 Tunisia beach attack: 80 'propagandist' mosques to be closed Jun.27  Tunisia launches security clampdown after Sousse attack Jun.28 Tunisia attack: Tributes for dead Jul.4 Tunisia beach attack: State of emergency declared Jul.10  Cairo blast hits Italian consulate Jul.28 Libya court sentences Qaddafi son to death in absentia Aug.16 Egyptian president imposes strict new anti-terror laws Aug.29 3 al-Jazeera journalists convicted Sep.7  Egypt agriculture minister held on corruption charges Oct.8 Libya crisis: UN proposes unity government Oct.9 Nobel Peace Prize for Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet Nov.3 Sinai crash: Russia plane flight recorders to be examined Nov.6  Putin agrees to suspend Russian flights to Egypt Nov.7 Russian plane crash: Egypt says intelligence not shared Nov.22  Moroccan solar plant to bring energy to a million people Dec.6  Libya's rival parliaments reach tentative agreement