Red Sea

Shark kills woman in Hurghada, sea  closed for three days

Shark kills woman in Hurghada, sea closed for three days

In the Hurghada area, a shark attacked a woman in the sea. According to Al Arabiya,  it was impossible to save the victim. The deceased is a 68-year-old citizen of Austria, she was married to an Egyptian and lived permanently in …

Iran confirms its ship Saviz was attacked in Red Sea

Iran confirms its ship Saviz was attacked in Red Sea

Iran’s foreign ministry said on Wednesday that an Iranian vessel, the Saviz, had been targeted in the Red Sea, a day after media reports that the ship had been attacked with limpet mines. "The explosion occurred on Tuesday …

Iran cargo ship attacked in Red Sea

Iran cargo ship attacked in Red Sea

An Iranian cargo ship has come under attack in the Red Sea, Al Arabiya TV reported on Tuesday, quoting unnamed sources, and semi-official Iranian news agency Tasnim said the vessel was targeted by a limpet mine. Al Arabiya cited the …

Why is Russia establishing a naval base in Sudan?

Why is Russia establishing a naval base in Sudan?

Russia’s first overseas naval base since the collapse of the USSR, demonstrates a desire to restore its global naval presence and bolster its geo-strategic foothold in the region, TRT World writes in the article Why is Russia establishing a naval base in Sudan? Russia signed a 25-year agreement with Sudan on Tuesday to establish a naval base in Port Sudan on the Red Sea coast

Tehran investigates attacks on oil tanker in Red Sea

Tehran investigates attacks on oil tanker in Red Sea

Iran’s foreign ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi confirmed that the Iranian-owned oil tanker Sabiti had been attacked in the Red Sea today and was damaged. "The responsibility of this incident, including …

Explosion sets ablaze Iranian oil tanker in Red Sea - media

Explosion sets ablaze Iranian oil tanker in Red Sea - media

An explosion set ablaze an Iranian oil tanker off the Saudi port city of Jeddah this morning, Iranian state media reported. The tanker, owned by National Iranian Oil Company, had suffered heavy damage and was leaking oil into the Red …

 Iran's oil tanker breaks down in Red Sea - media

Iran's oil tanker breaks down in Red Sea - media

An Iranian oil tanker has broken down in the Red Sea but the crew are safe and repairs are underway, Iran's state news agency IRNA reported. "The ship's crew are fixing the defect and the vessel is in a stable condition …