Marine Pollution Control on alert after gas ship refloated in Red Sea

Sun, 14 Apr 2024 - 05:47 GMT

The Marine Pollution Control Center in Sharm El Sheikh is in a state of emergency in case of any pollution or leaks from an international gas ship that had run aground in the Gulf of Aqaba in the Red Sea and then was refloated.

Aqaba hosts five-party meeting for Jordan, Egypt, US, Palestine, Israel

Sun, 26 Feb 2023 - 01:02 GMT

The PA will stress the need to stop all Israeli unilateral actions and adhere to the signed international agreements, in preparation for creating a political horizon based on international legitimacy and the Arab peace initiative and leading to the Palestinian people's freedom and independence.

120 tourists on board Ponant cruise ship arrive at Egypt’s Ain Sokhna Port on April 12

Wed, 13 Apr 2022 - 02:19 GMT

The cruise ship arrived to Egypt on a one-day visit before leaving for Rhodes, Greece.

Jordan imports fish from Egypt due to shortage in Aqaba

Sat, 09 May 2020 - 10:53 GMT

Some Jordanian companies were forced to import fish from Egypt, Oman, and Turkey by up to about 90 percent.

Minor earthquake felt in Red Sea’s Hurghada, no damages reported

Sun, 19 Jan 2020 - 10:51 GMT

A minor earthquake of a 4.09 magnitude was felt in the popular Red Sea resort of Hurghada on Saturday, but caused no reported damage or casualties, the National Research Institute of Astronomy and Geophysics reported.

Egypt to build railway connecting ports of Nuweiba and East Port Said

Sat, 07 Apr 2018 - 11:42 GMT

The new line will be used primarily for the transport of goods between the two ports and will serve exports to Gulf countries.

Jordan exports over half million cubic feet of LNG to Egypt

Thu, 03 Aug 2017 - 02:46 GMT

Jordan exported 560,000 cubic feet of LNG to Egypt over the past four months through the Aqaba-based Floating Storage Regasification Unit.

Red Sea coral reefs can take the heat of climate change

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 - 09:40 GMT

In the azure waters of the Red Sea, Maoz Fine and his team dive to study what may be the planet's most unique coral.

Parliament’s legislative committee approves Red Sea islands

Tue, 13 Jun 2017 - 01:17 GMT

The Legislative Committee of the House of Representatives has approved the controversial deal that handed over the Red Sea islands of Tiran and Sanafir to Saudi Arabia.

Egypt to keep administrative control over disputed islands

Sun, 11 Jun 2017 - 08:20 GMT

Egypt will maintain administrative control over the two disputed Red Sea islands that were handed over to Saudi Arabia

Ancient maps confirm Saudi sovereignty over islands

Fri, 09 Jun 2017 - 08:49 GMT

Three-minute video presents a series of old maps documenting Tiran and Sanafir islands as falling under Saudi Arabian sovereignty.