1. An EgyptAir plane flying from Alexandria to Cairo was hijacked and forced to land in Cyprus on Tuesday but the passengers and crew were freed unharmed and the hijacker, whose motives remained a mystery, was arrested after giving himself up.
Read more: Hijacker of EgyptAir flight emerges from aircraft in surrender
2. Israeli Sephardic Chief Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef walked back his statement that non-Jews should not live in Israel, calling the comment “theoretical.”
Read more: Israeli chief rabbi retracts comments on non-Jews, killing terrorists