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Suez Canal crisis: Ever Given free, on the move

Suez Canal crisis: Ever Given free, on the move

Ship which had blocked global shipping through Suez Canal for nearly a week finally pulled free.Gary Willig, 29/03/2021 16:35
Massive cargo ship runs aground, blocks Suez Canal

Massive cargo ship runs aground, blocks Suez Canal

A towering cargo ship the size of a shopping mall has become wedged in the Suez Canal, blocking all traffic in the waterway.Dan Verbin, 24/03/2021 19:48
Eleanor Roosevelt letter defending Israel up for auction

Eleanor Roosevelt letter defending Israel up for auction

1957 letter written by former first lady in which she defends Israel’s actions in Suez Crisis up for auction. Bidding starts at $22,500.JTA, 30/05/2018 21:07
Suez fighter finds comrade's grave after 48 years

Suez fighter finds comrade's grave after 48 years

For decades Benjamin Schwartz searched for family of fallen war comrade. A month ago he found him and attended military cemetery memorial.Hezki Baruch, 17/04/2018 16:33
Why is Sisi Expanding the Suez Canal?

Why is Sisi Expanding the Suez Canal?

Grand plans by modern-day Egyptian ruler motivated in great part by the same reasons as his predecessor 150 years ago.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/08/2015 14:15
Egypt Tests Out Second Suez Canal

Egypt Tests Out Second Suez Canal

Egypt conducts trial run on new Suez Canal route, plans to open for traffic in two weeks.Matt Wanderman, 25/07/2015 22:21
Middle East Sandstorm Shuts Down Suez Canal

Middle East Sandstorm Shuts Down Suez Canal

High winds and gales of dust plague Egypt, Israel, and Lebanon - closing the Suez canal and grounding some domestic flights.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/02/2015 18:38
Egypt Jails 'Israeli Spy'

Egypt Jails 'Israeli Spy'

Egyptian national was accused of passing information to Israel about naval movements in the Suez Canal; also of offering to spy for Iran.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/12/2014 13:33
Egypt: Terror Attack in Suez Canal Fails

Egypt: Terror Attack in Suez Canal Fails

Authorities in the Suez Canal say that a terrorist staged an unsuccessful attack on a container ship passing through the canal.Elad Benari, 01/09/2013 05:39
Egypt's Defense Minister: Egypt could Collapse

Egypt's Defense Minister: Egypt could Collapse

Gen. al-Sisi says military has been deployed in cities near the Suez Canal to protect the canal from riots.Annie Lubin & Gil Ronen, 29/01/2013 13:41
State of Emergency Declared in Egypt

State of Emergency Declared in Egypt

Exactly two years after Hosni Mubarak was toppled, Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi has been forced to declare a state of emergency.Chana Ya'ar, 28/01/2013 13:01
Egypt Salafists Punish Man for 'Cursing' Islam

Egypt Salafists Punish Man for 'Cursing' Islam

Salafist group in Egypt attacks a man for not allowing its member to use his toilet, orders to cut his brother's tongue for “cursing” Islam.Elad Benari, 02/11/2012 06:46
Egypt Rejected U.S. Demand to Fire on Iranian Ship

Egypt Rejected U.S. Demand to Fire on Iranian Ship

Egyptian Naval Forces recently rejected a U.S. demand to fire on an Iranian vessel loaded with arms and heading to Syria.Rachel Hirshfeld, 27/08/2012 15:49
Report: Iran Targeting Israeli Ships

Report: Iran Targeting Israeli Ships

Iranian terrorists planned to hit Israeli vessels in the Suez Canal, Egyptian daily reports.Maayana Miskin, 24/03/2012 20:09
Egypt Foils Suez Terror Plot

Egypt Foils Suez Terror Plot

Officials in Cairo say they have arrested two men who were planning to attack shipping as it passed through the Suez CanalGabe Kahn., 21/03/2012 21:08
Iranian Warships in the Mediterranean

Iranian Warships in the Mediterranean

Iranian warships have entered the Mediterranean for the second time in two years.Chana Ya'ar, 18/02/2012 19:28
Egypt Concerned Over Terror Threats to Suez

Egypt Concerned Over Terror Threats to Suez

With the Sinai Peninsula in a state of anarchy, Egypt deploys extra security in the Suez Canal to protect it from terrorists. Elad Benari, 26/08/2011 05:16
US Warships Pass Through Suez

US Warships Pass Through Suez

The US is moving warships, planes and troops to eastern Libya and two assault ships passed through the Suez Canal Wednesday morning.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 02/03/2011 10:06
Iranian Ships Enter Suez

Iranian Ships Enter Suez

An Iranian Navy frigate and accompanying supply vessel reportedly entered Canal at 5:45, Egypt time.Gil Ronen, 22/02/2011 08:54
Earthquake Shakes Up Suez

Earthquake Shakes Up Suez

An earthquake shook up residents at the entrance to the Suez Canal, two days before two Iranian warships are expected to sail through it.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 21/02/2011 10:06
Egypt Denies Iranian Suez Claims

Egypt Denies Iranian Suez Claims

Egyptian officials at the Suez Canal deny an Iranian claim that two of its warships have already crossed and have headed into the Mediterranean. Chana Ya'ar, 20/02/2011 13:42