An Egyptians looks at French frigate Courbet crossing the Suez Canal water way near Ismailia port city, east of Cairo, on April 19, 2013. The French frigate had completed its mission with NATO forces to secure the strategic Somali waters in gulf of Aden and in Indian ocean.
Egyptian protester dies in clashes with police
sentences issued in late January to 21 people, most Port Said fans. The original verdict touched off violent riots in the Suez Canal city of Port Said that left some 40 people dead, most shot by police.On Saturday, the court announced its verdict for the other Read more »
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2011 jail breaks become political issue in Egypt
tool goes here FILE - In this Wednesday, April 28, 2010 file photo, relatives of the 26 suspected Hezbollah members, accused of plotting attacks on tourists and shipping in the Suez Canal and sending operatives and explosives to Gaza to help militant gro 2:44 AM from Charlotte Observer Read more »
Egypt: Suez Canal Development Project Will Raise Revenues 20 Folds - Official
The Suez Canal development project aims at turning the canal into "a global centre for industry and logistics" since 10 percent of the world's merchandise and 20 percent of all ships pass through the canal, said an advisor to President Mohamed Mursi. The from AllAfrica.com Read more »
Eastern Mediterranean: New Cold War front?
On May 16, Russian Pacific fleet warships including a destroyer and two amphibious warfare ships entered the Mediterranean through the Suez Canal to reinforce Russia’s new “Mediterranean taskforce.” The taskforce already consists of vessels from Northern from The American | American Enterprise Institute Read more »
‘Yasser Arafat Street’ – Soon in Israel?
The Israeli-Arab city of Sakhnin is planning to name streets for two of Israel’s most famous enemies, according to MK Miri Regev (Likud Beytenu). City officials in Sakhnin are planning to name a street for deceased Palestinian Authority Chairman Yasser A from Arutz Sheva Read more »
Report: 5 Russian warships reached Mediterranean Sea
The Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) reported that five Russian warships crossed the Suez Canal on Wednesday and entered the Mediterranean Sea. Russian Navy spokesperson says that this is the first time in decades that Pacific Ocean Russian warships sail i from Ynetnews Read more »