Tag: Red Sea

  • Coalition secures Red Sea strait

    Residents on the Yemeni side of Bab al-Mandab reported air strikes and shelling by warships. Yemeni government, Saudi-led forces retake Red Sea strait BY NOAH BROWNING Loyalist Yemeni troops and […]

  • Port of Aden Reopens

    Now accepting merchant ships. Port of Aden Reopens for Business The port of Aden has opened after being shut down for four months due to armed clashes in the country, according to […]

  • Hodeida port bombed

    Main aid port badly hit. Saudi-led coalition bombs Yemen ‘aid port’ Hodeida Jets from a Saudi-led coalition targeted rebel Houthi positions in Yemen’s Red Sea port of Hodeida early on […]

  • Egypt holds Suez trial run

    High security for test run. Egypt holds trial run on second Suez Canal The first cargo ships have passed through Egypt’s second Suez Canal, amid tight security, ahead of the […]

  • China declines to confirm Djibouti plan

    New military base planned. China military declines to confirm Djibouti base plan BEIJING: China’s Defence Ministry on Thursday declined to confirm a report that it was in talks for a […]

  • New fast boats for Egypt

    Two new missile boats arrive in Alexandria from US. Egypt takes delivery of two US missile ships: embassy Egypt has taken delivery of two more US fast missile boats to […]

  • US on collision course with China

    China’s chequebook diplomacy. US on collision course with China in the Red Sea Abukar Arman Two major developments in Somalia and Djibouti have attracted international media attention recently. John Kerry […]

  • Arab forces strike Yemen military port

    Hodaida hit, two warships damaged. Arab forces strike Houthi-held Yemen military port – local official Arab warplanes and ships bombed Yemen’s largest military port in the Red Sea city of […]

  • Iran aid ship reaches Djibouti

    UN inspection of cargo due. Iran aid ship reaches Djibouti waters, waits to enter port: activist By Jonathan Saul LONDON (Reuters) – An Iranian aid ship has reached the outskirts of […]

  • Fighting strands cargo ships off Yemen

    Lack of access to ports causing issues. Fighting strands cargo ships off Yemen By Jonathan Saul London – At least five merchant vessels carrying food are stuck off Yemen, shipping […]