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Egypt halts hot air ballooning in Luxor after incident

LUXOR (AP) — Egypt has suspended hot air ballooning rides over ancient sites in Luxor after strong winds took 11 tourists off course the day before and forced them to land in the country's southern de...

Egypt: 11 tourists safe after hot air balloon incident

LUXOR, Egypt (AP) — Egyptian officials say 11 tourists are safe after their hot air balloon drifted away, forcing them to land in the country's southern desert. The officials say the...

Egypt detains 4 people after hot air balloon crash

CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian prosecutors have ordered the detention of four people over a hot air balloon crash that killed one tourist and wounded at least a dozen others. Saturday's decis...

Egypt: Hot air balloon crashes in Luxor, 1 tourist killed

LUXOR, Egypt (AP) — Egyptian officials say a sightseeing balloon carrying foreign tourists over the southern city of Luxor has crash landed, killing one tourist and injuring seven. T...

Egypt's minority Nubians stage rally, demand land rights

LUXOR, Egypt (AP) — Hundreds of Egypt's ethnic minority Nubians have blocked a main road in the country's south to protest the government's plan to sell land they claim to be their ancestral territory...