Tag: Sinai

  • Egypt, Spain wrap exercises

    Drills cement ties between countries. Egyptian, Spanish Naval Exercises in Red Sea Egyptian naval forces and Spanish naval forces have carried out joint training over several days in Egypt’s territorial […]

  • Egypt’s latest assault ships

    Can Egypt deploy its new vessels? Egypt’s Acquisition of the Mistral Amphibious Assault Ship: An Operational Analysis Introduction The protracted “What happens to France’s two unwanted Mistrals”saga has seemingly drawn […]

  • Suez security doubts linger

    Fears Islamists will target new canal. VIPs gather for opening of second Suez Canal – but doubts linger over security RUTH MICHAELSON Sunlight sparkles on the water as diggers and […]

  • MariTrace suggests Suez BMP plan

    Recent incidents prompts warning. Increased threat to shipping in Suez Canal MariTrace is recommending an immediate increase in security precautions for vessels operating in and around the Suez Canal area. […]

  • 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 […]

  • Arrests in Suez terror plot

    Arrests included an employee from Suez Canal Authority. Egypt arrests Brotherhood members for alleged Suez plot – security sources Egyptian authorities have arrested 13 members of the Muslim Brotherhood on […]

  • 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 […]

  • Egypt launches Suez Police force

    New force to ensure Canal safety. Egypt to launch police force to protect Suez Canal Mark Szakonyi WASHINGTON — It’s too soon to determine whether a new police department tasked […]

  • Unrest tempers Egypt’s Suez dreams

    Ongoing militancy in Sinai and terror threats against canal. Egypt’s Suez Canal Dreams Tempered by Continued Unrest Heather Murdock Seen as a potential driver of economic recovery, Egypt’s plan to […]

  • Egypt: Navy ship attacked by gunmen

    Suspected Islamists attack Egyptian Navy. Egypt: Navy ship attacked by gunmen in Mediterranean Gunmen have attacked an Egyptian navy ship in the Mediterranean Sea, state media say, leaving five servicemen […]