• An Egyptian journalist lights candles during a candlelight vigil for the victims of EgyptAir flight 804 in front of the Journalists' Syndicate in Cairo, Egypt, Tuesday, May 24, 2016. The cause of Thursday’s crash of the EgyptAir jet flying from Paris to Cairo that killed all 66 people aboard still has not been determined. Ships and planes from Egypt, Greece, France, the United States and other nations are searching the Mediterranean Sea north of the Egyptian port of Alexandria for the jet’s voice and flight data recorders. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)

    Forensic official: EgyptAir 804 human remains suggest blast

    CAIRO (AP) — Body parts recovered from the crash of EgyptAir Flight 804 showed signs of burns and were so small that they suggested the jet was brought down by an explosion, a member of the team examining the remains said Tuesday. But the idea of a blast was promptly dismissed by the head of Egypt’s forensic agency as “baseless” speculation.

  • Coptic Christians grieve during prayers for the departed, remembering the victims of EgyptAir flight 804 at Al-Boutrossiya Church, at the main Coptic Cathedral complex, in Cairo, Egypt, Sunday, May 22, 2016. Making his first public comments since the crash of the Airbus A320 while en route from Paris to Cairo, Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi said Sunday it “will take time” to determine the exact cause of the crash, which killed all 66 people on board. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)

    El-Sissi says Egypt submarine headed to plane crash site

    CAIRO (AP) — Egypt sent a submarine Sunday to join the hunt for the flight recorders from the EgyptAir jetliner that crashed in the Mediterranean and killed all 66 people aboard, while hundreds of Coptic Christian mourners filled a church in Cairo to pray for their relatives among the dead.

  • This picture posted Saturday, May 21, 2016, on the official Facebook page of the Egyptian Armed Forces spokesman shows part of a plane chair from EgyptAir flight 804. Search crews found floating human remains, luggage and seats from the doomed EgyptAir jetliner Friday but face a potentially more complex task in locating bigger pieces of wreckage and the black boxes vital to determining why the plane plunged into the Mediterranean. Arabic reads: “ Part of plane chair”.  (Egyptian Armed Forces via AP)

    The Latest: French official says no crash theory ruled out

    CAIRO (AP) — The Latest on the crash of EgyptAir Flight 804 (all times local):

  • A relative of Salah Abu Laban, Sahar Qouidar, Ghassan Abu Laban and Reem al-Sebaei, all victims of EgyptAir flight 804, grieves following prayers for the dead, at al Thawrah Mosque in Cairo, Egypt, Friday, May 20, 2016. The plane crashed after disappearing from radar early Thursday morning while carrying 66 passengers and crew from Paris to Cairo. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)

    Passengers on EgyptAir flight included businessmen, parents

    PARIS (AP) — The 66 people lost aboard EgyptAir Flight 804 included a businessman adored by his colleagues, a language and history scholar and a mother caring for a daughter with cancer. A look at the lives of the dead:

  • The Imam of al Thawrah Mosque, Samir Abdel Bary, gives condolences to film director Osman Abu Laban, center, who lost four relatives, all victims of Thursday's EgyptAir plane crash, following prayers for the dead, at al Thawrah Mosque, in Cairo, Egypt, Friday, May 20, 2016. The Airbus A320 plane was flying from Paris to Cairo when it disappeared early Thursday over the sea. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)

    Egypt army says plane wreckage found near Alexandria

    CAIRO (AP) — Search crews found floating human remains, luggage and seats from the doomed EgyptAir jetliner Friday but face a potentially more complex task in locating bigger pieces of wreckage and the black boxes vital to determining why the plane plunged into the Mediterranean.

  • In this Thursday, May 19, 2016 video image released by the Egyptian Defense Ministry, an Egyptian plane flies over an Egyptian ship during the search in the Mediterranean Sea for the missing EgyptAir flight 804 plane which crashed after disappearing from the radar early Thursday morning while carrying 66 passengers and crew from Paris to Cairo. The Egyptian army said Friday, May 20, 2016 that it has found wreckage of the missing Airbus 320 (290 kilometers) north of the city of Alexandria, Egypt. Logo in top left corner of the Egyptian Defense Ministry. (AP Photo/Egyptian Defense Ministry)

    The Latest: French officials: cause of disappearance unknown

    CAIRO (AP) — The Latest on the crash of EgyptAir flight 804 (all times local):

  • This August 21, 2015 photo shows an EgyptAir Airbus A320 with the registration SU-GCC taking off from Vienna International Airport, Austria. Egyptian aviation officials said on Thursday May 19, 2016 that an EgyptAir plane with the registration SU-GCC, traveling from Paris to Cairo with 66 passengers and crew on board has crashed off the Greek island of Karpathos. Meanwhile, Egypt's chief prosecutor Nabil Sadek says he has ordered an "urgent investigation" into crash. Sadek instructed the National Security Prosecutor to open an "extensive investigation" in the incident. (AP Photo/Thomas Ranner)

    Search resumes for missing EgyptAir jet

    CAIRO (AP) — The search is continuing for missing EgyptAir flight 804, which disappeared from the radar while carrying 66 passengers and crew from Paris to Cairo.

  • Relatives of passengers on an EgyptAir flight that crashed early Thursday walk past journalists at Cairo International Airport, Egypt, Thursday, May 19, 2016.  The EgyptAir jetliner bound from Paris to Cairo with 66 people aboard crashed in the Mediterranean Sea early Thursday after swerving wildly in flight, authorities said, and Egypt said it may have been a terrorist attack. (AP Photo/Ahmed Abd el Fattah)

    The Latest: No distress call from missing EgyptAir plane

    CAIRO (AP) — The latest news on EgyptAir Flight 804 from Paris to Cairo, carrying 66 people, which Egyptian officials say crashed early Thursday into the Mediterranean Sea off the Greek island of Crete (all times local):

  • A relative of the victims of the EgyptAir flight 804 reacts as she makes a phone call at Charles de Gaulle Airport outside of Paris, Thursday, May 19, 2016. Egyptian aviation officials say an EgyptAir flight from Paris to Cairo with 66 passengers and crew on board has crashed. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

    EgyptAir says plane carrying 69 has disappeared from radar

    CAIRO (AP) — An EgyptAir jetliner en route from Paris to Cairo with 66 people aboard veered wildly in flight and crashed in the Mediterranean Sea early Thursday, authorities said. Egyptian and Russian officials said it may have been brought down by terrorists.

  • FILE -- In this April 20, 2016 file photo, Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, listens to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry during their meeting at the Presidential palace in Cairo, Egypt. President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi said Tuesday that Egypt’s relations with Israel, rooted in a landmark 1979 peace treaty, can only be “warmer” if his country’s former enemy reached a settlement with the Palestinians and pledged to “make every effort” toward a solution. . (AP Photo/Amr Nabil, Pool, File)

    Kerry in Cairo for talks on Egypt’s politics, Mideast peace

    CAIRO (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry was holding talks Wednesday with Egyptian officials on the country’s political situation and to explore Egypt’s ideas for supporting a new Israeli-Palestinian peace bid.