Egyptian deputy FM urges coordination between Arab states, SIDS amid global polarization

Tue, 13 Jun 2023 - 01:12 GMT

That was during his speech at the second ministerial meeting comprising member states of the Arab League and Pacific Small Island Developing States (PSIDS) hosted by Saudi Arabia in Jeddah on Monday.

In pics: beauty of the Red Sea

Wed, 24 Jul 2019 - 09:00 GMT

The Red Sea is endowed with astonishing and diverse coral reefs and marine creatures, crystal blue water, beaches with soft sands, and islands where migrant birds land.

Paradise lost: Tourist spots in danger of being loved to death

Wed, 24 Oct 2018 - 09:10 GMT

The Philippines’ most famous resort island Boracay re-opens Friday after a six-month clean-up intended to fix the damage done by unrestrained mass tourism.

'Things are going to break': Hawaii braces for major hurricane

Fri, 24 Aug 2018 - 10:10 GMT

Torrential rains pummeled Hawaii on Friday as Hurricane Lane swirled toward the island state, triggering landslides.

Missing Austrian tourist found uninjured at Hurghada island

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 - 10:37 GMT

As Austrian tourist has been rescued by the Rescue and Environmental Protection Society from an island in Hurghada.

Taiwan says Chinese air force exercised near island 16 times in last year

Tue, 26 Dec 2017 - 11:52 GMT

China’s air force has carried out 16 rounds of exercises close to Taiwan in the last year or so, Taiwan’s defense ministry said on Tuesday.

New island offers clues in search for life on Mars: NASA

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 - 09:44 GMT

The world's newest island -- formed during a volcanic eruption in the remote Pacific four years ago -- may offer clues to how life potentially developed on Mars.

Confiscation crusaders try to save Philippine paradise

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 - 09:15 GMT

Tata gives hand signals for his men to drop to the rainforest floor as the searing whine of a chainsaw fades.

Bali volcano burns wedding dreams, threatens economy and tourism

Fri, 01 Dec 2017 - 04:10 GMT

Australian Tiarna Thompson had her dream Bali wedding all set, but there was one thing she did not count on: a volcano threatening its first major eruption..

Ras El Bar, all seasons-gem dazzles visitors' eyes

Fri, 01 Dec 2017 - 08:42 GMT

Ras El Bar is a little island in Damietta overlooks the Nile on one side and the Mediterranean on another. The morale of visiting this isle is to never 'judge a book from its cover'.

Indonesia re-opening Bali airport shut by volcanic ash

Wed, 29 Nov 2017 - 07:41 GMT

Bali's international airport will re-open Wednesday afternoon after a nearly three-day shutdown, Indonesian airport authorities said.

Saint Helena ready for tourism takeoff with new air link

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 - 02:23 GMT

Cut off from the rest of the world for centuries, Saint Helena, which lies in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, is now reachable by plane for the first time.

Bali volcano spews smoke and ash, raising eruption fears

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 - 02:07 GMT

A rumbling volcano on Indonesia's holiday island of Bali spewed ash and towering clouds of smoke Tuesday.

Magnitude 6.4 quake strikes off Pacific island of Tonga: USGS

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 - 12:35 GMT

An earthquake measuring 6.4 magnitude struck off the east coast of the Pacific island of Tonga on Wednesday.

Britain’s St. Helena as 'world's most useless airport' opens

Sat, 14 Oct 2017 - 07:15 GMT

British island of St. Helena, home to "the world's most useless airport", welcomed its first commercial flight.

Zaferes takes first women's Super League title

Sun, 24 Sep 2017 - 08:38 GMT

Katie Zaferes led an American one-two at the first women's triathlon Super League on Sunday.

In Dominica, islanders stand strong despite chaos

Sun, 24 Sep 2017 - 09:00 GMT

Maria killed 15 people when it tore through the “Nature Island” — population 72,000 — as a Category Five storm.

Inaccessible island where Napoleon was exiled to be open to tourism

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 - 11:58 GMT

The island of Saint Helena, a minuscule British territory of 122 square kilometres, famous for its historic association with French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte.

Meet the castle of Saladin on Pharaoh’s Island in Taba

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 - 04:10 GMT

Located 10 kilometers away from the city of Al Aqaba, 250 meters away from the Egyptian borders and after a beautiful ride from Taba’s coast.

Release of 8 Persons arrested in Al-Warraq Riots

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 - 02:17 GMT

Release of 8 persons arrested during the clashes of Al Warraq who faced charges against resisting the land violations campaign on the Island.