Suez Canal

See pic: Tim Peake shares unobstructed view of Suez canal from space!

See pic: Tim Peake shares unobstructed view of Suez canal from space!

The British astronaut,who joined the Expedition 46 crew five months ago to be a part of NASA's Expedition 46 and Expedition 47 has again mesmerised his followers with beautiful and clear image of Suez canal from space.

Apr 17, 2016, 23:50 PM IST

DNA: Important historical events of March 8

Watch history moment to learn the events that occurred on this very date i.e March 8, 2016.

Mar 09, 2016, 00:43 AM IST
Believe it or not: Statue of Liberty - symbol of freedom - inspired by Arab woman!

Believe it or not: Statue of Liberty - symbol of freedom - inspired by Arab woman!

French sculptor Frederic Auguste Bartholdi is the man behind the Statue of Liberty.

Dec 02, 2015, 10:32 AM IST

New strike threat for Panama Canal expansion project

Work on an ambitious expansion of the Panama Canal risks grinding to a halt again because of a labor dispute, the waterway`s manager said Monday.

Aug 11, 2015, 05:22 AM IST

Egypt`s Sisi inaugurates `new Suez Canal`

 Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi staged a lavish ceremony Thursday to unveil a "new" Suez Canal, seeking to boost the country`s economy and international standing by expanding the vital waterway.

Aug 06, 2015, 21:18 PM IST

Facts about Egypt`s `new Suez canal`

Egypt is to inaugurate an expansion of the Suez Canal on Thursday, which it is touting as a boost to world trade. Here are some facts about the project to increase the capacity of the key waterway connecting the Mediterranean to the Red Sea.

Aug 04, 2015, 16:21 PM IST

Egypt says `new Suez Canal` ready for business

Egypt said on Wednesday that the "new Suez Canal" was ready for navigation for all kinds of ships, as authorities geared up to launch the shipping route officially next month.

Jul 29, 2015, 21:31 PM IST
Egypt to inaugurate Suez canal expansion August 6

Egypt to inaugurate Suez canal expansion August 6

Egypt will inaugurate on August 6 a "new Suez canal" shipping route aimed at speeding up traffic along the existing waterway, officials said on Saturday.

Jun 13, 2015, 17:59 PM IST

Two Egyptian policemen killed in Sinai shooting: Security sources

Two Egyptian police recruits were killed on Thursday when unidentified gunmen shot them outside the gate of a security forces camp in the volatile Northern Sinai region, security sources said.

May 07, 2015, 13:18 PM IST

Yemen Huthi advance raises fears over key waterway

As they advance south, Yemen`s Iran-linked Huthi militiamen are moving within striking distance of the strategic Bab al-Mandab strait, a vital corridor through which much of the world`s maritime trade passes.

Mar 23, 2015, 21:58 PM IST

Sandstorm lashes Middle East, halting Suez traffic

A fierce sandstorm lashed Egypt, Israel and Lebanon on Wednesday, forcing the closure of the Suez Canal and grounding domestic flights in Israel, officials said.

Feb 12, 2015, 01:50 AM IST

Eight killed in Egypt road accident

Cairo: At least eight people were killed and 31 others injured today after a number of vehicles collided on a desert road near the Suez Canal city of Ismailia in Egypt.

Dec 26, 2014, 17:25 PM IST

Suez canal manager spying for Israel sentenced to 10 years

An Egyptian court has sentenced the manager of a shipping services for 10 years of rigorous imprisonment who was spying for Israel about naval movements through the strategic Suez Canal waterway, state media reported on Sunday.

Dec 21, 2014, 18:50 PM IST

Egypt sentences 26 to death over Suez plot: Judicial sources

An Egyptian criminal court sentenced 26 militants to death for founding a "terror group" that aimed to target ships in the Suez canal, judicial sources said.

Feb 26, 2014, 18:29 PM IST

Three Egypt policemen killed in Suez Canal area

Three Egyptian policemen were killed on Wednesday by unidentified gunmen in the Suez Canal city of Ismailia, northeast of Cairo.

Feb 12, 2014, 14:59 PM IST

Gunmen kill 3 Egypt policemen, seize their weapons

Gunmen shot dead three policemen near the Suez canal city of Ismailia and seized their weapons, bringing to five the number of policemen killed in 24 hours in Egypt.

Feb 12, 2014, 13:18 PM IST

Somali piracy to return if no solution on land: Report

Navy patrols and armed guards on ships have helped quash once rampant Somali piracy, but without political solutions onshore attacks will likely return, the World Bank warned on Thursday.

Apr 11, 2013, 19:13 PM IST

Egypt risks ‘collapse of state’, warns Army chief

Army chief’s comments were a part of address to the cadets at military academy.

Jan 29, 2013, 15:31 PM IST

Protests continue in Egypt, police stations attacked

Protesters in Egypt violated an overnight curfew in towns along the Suez Canal, vandalising police stations and defying the emergency rule.

Jan 29, 2013, 09:27 AM IST

Iranian Navy ships return from Syria through Suez

Two Iranian naval ships returned from Syria through the Suez Canal Tuesday, a Suez Canal source said.

Feb 21, 2012, 14:37 PM IST