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Sisi defends strategic island transfer to Saudis

Faced with protest, Egyptian president says he 'restored' them, after Saudis in 1950 asked for protection from Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/13/2016, 2:31 PM

Saudis plan massive Red Sea bridge to link Egypt, bypass Israel

Saudi Arabia planning massive aid package to Egypt, bridge to Sinai to bolster Egyptian economy and link Arab world.David Rosenberg, 4/10/2016, 8:52 AM

Foreign tourists wounded in attack on Egyptian hotel

Gunmen arrive by sea at hotel in Egypt's Hurghada, open fire and kill two tourists.Ben Ariel, Canada, 1/8/2016, 9:53 PM

Jordan, Israel to Link Dead Sea with Red Sea

Deal signed in Amman to pump Red Sea into Dead Sea as part of efforts to boost Israel's water supply.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/26/2015, 8:54 PM

Could Iranian-Backed Rebels Threaten Eilat?

The Houthi rebels in Yemen are trying to take over the strait of Bab el-Mandeb, thus allowing it to control Israel's southernmost naval bay.Dalit Halevi, 2/3/2015, 3:14 AM

Water-Sharing Initiative Officially Signed in Washington

"This is a historic agreement," says Minister Silvan Shalom as he signs a deal with Jordan and PA to save the Dead Sea.Elad Benari, 12/10/2013, 4:43 AM

'Historic' Agreement to Link Red & Dead Seas

Energy Minister Silvan Shalom announces deal with Jordan and PA to save Dead Sea, provide desalinized water to all 3 parties.Ari Yashar, 12/9/2013, 10:57 AM

U.S. Sending Nuclear-Powered Aircraft Carrier to Middle East

Warning to Syria? The USS Nimitz and other ships in its strike group are heading toward the Red Sea.Elad Benari, 9/2/2013, 3:15 AM

U.S. Navy Patrolling Near Egypt's Coast

Two U.S. Navy ships patrolling in the Middle East moved closer to Egypt's Red Sea coast in recent days, said the top Marine Corps general.Elad Benari, 7/12/2013, 6:46 AM

Iranian Official Touts Tehran's Help to Sudan

As Iranian ships docked at a port in Sudan on Monday, an Iranian official said that Tehran had transferred manpower and technology to Sudan.David Lev, 10/30/2012, 8:05 AM

Egyptian Tourism Down 30% in 2011

Egyptian tourism revenues dropped nearly 30 percent last year due to its revolutionary ouster of former President Hosni Mubarak., 1/19/2012, 2:48 PM

Israel Deploying Warships in Red Sea - Iran Following Suit

The IDF has deployed two warships to the Red Sea near the Egyptian border as Sinai terror alerts pour in; Iran plans to follow suit. Gabe Kahn., 8/30/2011, 7:06 PM

Iranian Submarine Departs Red Sea

Iran's submarine Yunis has concluded a 66 day mission in the Red Sea defense analysts say was likely aimed at Israel.Gabe Kahn., 7/8/2011, 12:15 AM

Iran Moving, Trebling Uranium Enrichment

Iran has promised to move its uranium enrichment program to the underground Fordow site and triple its production efforts.Gabe Kahn., 6/9/2011, 4:56 PM

Photo Contest Shows Off Israel's Underwater Beauty

Tens of thousands of dollars in prizes were handed out at the 6th Epson Red Sea World of Underwater Images contest.David Lev, 11/22/2010, 8:55 AM

Egyptian Oil Spill Befouls Red Sea Resorts

An oil spill from an Egyptian rig has polluted several tourist sites along a large stretch of Red Sea coastline.Hana Levi Julian, 6/24/2010, 3:48 PM

Fatal Dive at the Red Sea

Sue Kahana was an experienced diver, and her trip to Sinai was meant to be another joyous occasion. But something went wrong on her 70th dive.Hana Levi Julian, 2/28/2010, 10:36 PM

'Viva Palestina' Blocked at Red Sea, Will Try for Gaza Via Syria

A British legislator has led his convoy of aid for Gaza out of Aqaba and is now heading for Syria after learning the Egyptians cannot be pressured.Hana Levi Julian, 12/29/2009, 12:18 PM