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express
'We'll save you from Brexit!' Spain offers to take over Gibraltar to stop it leaving EUa key centre for the UK's Defence interests" as he outlined its strategic role
'We'll save you from Brexit!' Spain offers to take over Gibraltar to stop it leaving EU
express / Posted yesterday
a key centre for the UK's Defence interests" as he outlined its strategic role in protecting access to Cyprus and the Suez Canal. The Tory minister added: "The UK maintains a permanent military presence in Gibraltar in recognition of its... Read more
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International Business Times
UAE port to publish weekly oil inventory data to improve transparencyhub for global energy markets. "Today Fujairah sits at the heart of the new en
UAE port to publish weekly oil inventory data to improve transparency
International Business Times / Posted 2 days ago
hub for global energy markets. "Today Fujairah sits at the heart of the new energy corridor opening up East of the Suez Canal to Asia, and not only is it a world-class bunkering and oil products storage centre – it is now also becoming an... Read more
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DEBKAfile
Iran gains Mediterranean bases in Italy and Syriamaritime border and the Mediterranean is also strategically very significant, g
Iran gains Mediterranean bases in Italy and Syria
DEBKAfile / Posted 2 days ago
maritime border and the Mediterranean is also strategically very significant, given the fact that it connects the important Suez Canal and the Strait of Gibraltar.” These words served to delineate the waters where Italian-made Iranian warships were... Read more
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Times of Malta
An island of beauty and contrastsof destruction, while several large stones were carried from archaeological sit
An island of beauty and contrasts
Times of Malta / Posted 2 days ago
of destruction, while several large stones were carried from archaeological sites in Amathus for the construction of the Suez canal. However, towards the end of the 19th century, it was already a commercial and industrial centre, and now boasts... Read more
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BBC News
How Ethiopian prince scuppered Germany's WW1 plansKaiser Wilhelm II, its aim was nothing less than to encourage Ethiopia to enter
How Ethiopian prince scuppered Germany's WW1 plans
BBC News / Posted 3 days ago
Kaiser Wilhelm II, its aim was nothing less than to encourage Ethiopia to enter World War One. Germany believed that the Suez canal was Britain's "jugular vein" allowing troops and supplies to be brought from Australia, New Zealand and India. The... Read more
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J Weekly
Israeli generals initiate own security plan, urge unilateral actionconsiderable weight in Israeli society. He is a war hero, having led the vastly
Israeli generals initiate own security plan, urge unilateral action
J Weekly / Posted 5 days ago
considerable weight in Israeli society. He is a war hero, having led the vastly outnumbered 14th armored brigade across the Suez Canal in the 1973 Yom Kippur War, including fighting in one of the bloodiest tank battles in history. “I lost 302... Read more
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J Weekly
Will this be on the test? Professor Krasny goes highbrow on Jewish jokesup his 10th-grade social studies teacher with this chestnut: “What’s the fastes
Will this be on the test? Professor Krasny goes highbrow on Jewish jokes
J Weekly / Posted 5 days ago
up his 10th-grade social studies teacher with this chestnut: “What’s the fastest thing on water? A Jew in a canoe on the Suez Canal.” That encouraged him to continue the hunt for good Jewish jokes. As an adult, Krasny read Freud’s classic “Jokes... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
17 dead as Yemen loyalists battle rebels for strategic heightsThe waterway connects the Suez Canal and Red Sea with the Gulf of Aden and the
17 dead as Yemen loyalists battle rebels for strategic heights
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 6 days ago
The waterway connects the Suez Canal and Red Sea with the Gulf of Aden and the Indian Ocean beyond and is a major shipping lane. "We launched an offensive which enabled us to recapture two mountains," loyalist commander General Fadhl Hassan told... Read more
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Daily Mail
Forgotten photos from 1875 British expedition to the North Policeopinion soon changed when it was realised several crew members had died from sc
Forgotten photos from 1875 British expedition to the North Police
Daily Mail / Posted 7 days ago
opinion soon changed when it was realised several crew members had died from scurvy on the trip. Sir George, who had previously commanded the first ship to sail through the Suez Canal, was accused of not doing enough to protect his men from dise... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Norm Pettit dies aged 96month when Tobruk fell to Rommel’s Forces. The 8th Army pulled back to El Alame
Norm Pettit dies aged 96
Kiama Independent / Posted 8 days ago
month when Tobruk fell to Rommel’s Forces. The 8th Army pulled back to El Alamein, just 60 miles west of Alexandria and the Suez Canal. El Alamein ranks with Stalingrad and Midway as turning points in the Second World War. However, he almost... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Rutherford, Bruderly and Koniz bios and questionnaireshazard in the St. Johns River. Deepening the harbor is essential to meet the ne
Rutherford, Bruderly and Koniz bios and questionnaires
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 8 days ago
hazard in the St. Johns River. Deepening the harbor is essential to meet the needs of larger cargo ships transiting the Suez Canal today - and the expanded Panama Canal in just a couple of years - as those vessels deliver cargo to JAXPORT... Read more
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Gazette News
Charity has given blind war veteran Frank a new lease of lifethe Friday, and by the Monday we were off. It was like a bus service, stopping
Charity has given blind war veteran Frank a new lease of life
Gazette News / Posted 9 days ago
the Friday, and by the Monday we were off. It was like a bus service, stopping at Gibraltar, the Mediterranean, through the Suez Canal, down the Red Sea and through to Hong Kong. We did that three times!” Frank was discharged from the Navy as an... Read more
10d
express
UK fires warning shot at Spain with pledge to take Gibraltar sovereignty 'very seriously'a key centre for the UK's Defence interests" as he outlined its strategic role
UK fires warning shot at Spain with pledge to take Gibraltar sovereignty 'very seriously'
express / Posted 10 days ago
a key centre for the UK's Defence interests" as he outlined its strategic role in protecting access to Cyprus and the Suez Canal. The Tory minister added: "The UK maintains a permanent military presence in Gibraltar in recognition of its... Read more
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McDonough County Voice
Arthur I. Cyr: Fragile Syria ceasefire is significant — and promisingas the Eisenhower administration refused to support a combined military assault
Arthur I. Cyr: Fragile Syria ceasefire is significant — and promising
McDonough County Voice / Posted 10 days ago
as the Eisenhower administration refused to support a combined military assault by Britain, France and Israel to retake the Suez Canal and seize the Sinai Peninsula from nationalist Egypt.From that time until the end of the Cold War, Moscow... Read more
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Waxahachie Daily Light
CYR: Fragile Syria ceasefire is significant — and promisingas the Eisenhower administration refused to support a combined military assault
CYR: Fragile Syria ceasefire is significant — and promising
Waxahachie Daily Light / Posted 12 days ago
as the Eisenhower administration refused to support a combined military assault by Britain, France and Israel to retake the Suez Canal and seize the Sinai Peninsula from nationalist Egypt.From that time until the end of the Cold War, Moscow... Read more
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SouthwesternOntario.ca
Tim Armstrong: Trudeau’s real achievement in Chinaand splitting into several connected links — a southern maritime route through
Tim Armstrong: Trudeau’s real achievement in China
SouthwesternOntario.ca / Posted 14 days ago
and splitting into several connected links — a southern maritime route through Southeast Asia and the Indian Ocean, the Suez Canal and up to Italy; two land routes, one along the Silk Road through Central Asia to the Middle East and another... Read more
14d
The New Statesman
How will history treat David Cameron?weakness. In effect, he became trapped by his own legend. When the Egyptian dic
How will history treat David Cameron?
The New Statesman / Posted 14 days ago
weakness. In effect, he became trapped by his own legend. When the Egyptian dictator Gamal Abdel Nasser nationalised the Suez Canal in July 1956, Eden seemed unable to view it as anything other than a replay of the fascist land-grabs of the... Read more
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The Economic Times
Ritesh Jain’s what I read this week: Pain points of our economy, and those in Europefor several weeks. A journey across the Pacific from Busan to Los Angeles take
Ritesh Jain’s what I read this week: Pain points of our economy, and those in Europe
The Economic Times / Posted 17 days ago
for several weeks. A journey across the Pacific from Busan to Los Angeles takes up to 10 days, while a trip via the Suez Canal to Rotterdam could take a month. Typically, a vessel that can carry 8,000, 20-foot containers costs about $8,376... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
LECTURES“How to Protect the Language of Poetry,” a seminar by poet and researcher Musta
LECTURES
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 18 days ago
“How to Protect the Language of Poetry,” a seminar by poet and researcher Mustafa Al-Kahlawi. Fri 9, 7pm: “The Culturewheel Philosophy Club,” a seminar by Professor of Islamic Philosophy at the Faculty of Arts, Suez Canal University, Al Sawi Al Sa... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Digestevery time we have a problem.”Abdel-Hamid Kamal, Masr Al-Arabiya “This is the
Digest
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 18 days ago
every time we have a problem.”Abdel-Hamid Kamal, Masr Al-Arabiya “This is the state that built the High Dam and ran the Suez Canal and came out victorious from the 1973 War. In the meantime, empowering the Egyptian state means making stronger... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Hands across the Himalayasways to encourage more Egyptian exports to the Chinese market, increase Chinese
Hands across the Himalayas
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 18 days ago
ways to encourage more Egyptian exports to the Chinese market, increase Chinese investment in Egypt, most notably in the Suez Canal Development Zone, and foster greater cooperation between financial institutions in both countries. Both sides... Read more
18d
New Kerala
World Banks loans Egypt $1 bn as economic relief - newkerala.com #116626billion in early 2011 to $15.5 billion at end of July 2016. The country's main
World Banks loans Egypt $1 bn as economic relief - newkerala.com #116626
New Kerala / Posted 18 days ago
billion in early 2011 to $15.5 billion at end of July 2016. The country's main sources of foreign currency -- tourism, the Suez Canal and the remittances of Egyptian expatriates -- has declined over the past few years. The country has been... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Egypt Eyes Further Chinese Investments in National Development Projectsin the fields of energy, transport and infrastructure. She noted Chinese inter
Egypt Eyes Further Chinese Investments in National Development Projects
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
in the fields of energy, transport and infrastructure. She noted Chinese interest in the projects such as developing the Suez Canal corridor, establishing a new administrative capital city and reclaiming 1.5 acres of desert lands. Khorshid's... Read more
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Slate
The World Has Too Many Ships and Not Enough Stuff to Put on Themhas also spent more than $8 million, raised by selling investment certificates
The World Has Too Many Ships and Not Enough Stuff to Put on Them
Slate / Posted 19 days ago
has also spent more than $8 million, raised by selling investment certificates to cash-strapped citizens, to improve the Suez Canal, a nationalist project promoted by President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi. Traffic through the canal has dropped since its... Read more
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Breitbart
Donald Trump Sizzles in Foreign, Defense Policy Speech: ‘I Will Never Let You Down’States. And hundreds of thousands are dead. In Egypt, terrorists have gained a
Donald Trump Sizzles in Foreign, Defense Policy Speech: ‘I Will Never Let You Down’
Breitbart / Posted 20 days ago
States. And hundreds of thousands are dead. In Egypt, terrorists have gained a foothold in the Sinai desert, near the Suez Canal, one of the most essential waterways in the world. Iraq is in chaos, and ISIS is on the loose. ISIS has spread... Read more
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The Hill
Transcript of Donald Trump’s speech on national security in PhiladelphiaStates. And hundreds of thousands are dead. In Egypt, terrorists have gained a
Transcript of Donald Trump’s speech on national security in Philadelphia
The Hill / Posted 20 days ago
States. And hundreds of thousands are dead. In Egypt, terrorists have gained a foothold in the Sinai desert, near the Suez Canal, one of the most essential waterways in the world. Iraq is in chaos, and ISIS is on the loose. ISIS has spread... Read more
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Boston Globe
Read Donald Trump’s remarks on national securityStates. And hundreds of thousands are dead. In Egypt, terrorists have gained a
Read Donald Trump’s remarks on national security
Boston Globe / Posted 20 days ago
States. And hundreds of thousands are dead. In Egypt, terrorists have gained a foothold in the Sinai desert, near the Suez Canal, one of the most essential waterways in the world. Iraq is in chaos, and ISIS is on the loose. ISIS has spread... Read more
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The Jewish Week
Haifa’s Former Chief Rabbi Dies At 89Force, served as deputy mayor of Jerusalem during the 1967 Six-Day War, and was
Haifa’s Former Chief Rabbi Dies At 89
The Jewish Week / Posted 20 days ago
Force, served as deputy mayor of Jerusalem during the 1967 Six-Day War, and was chaplain of the brigade that crossed the Suez Canal in the 1973 Yom Kippur War. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called Rabbi Cohen “a great and wise man who always... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Suez Canal Revenues Decreased By 1.9 Pct During First Seven Months of 2016Cairo — Egypt's Suez Canal made revenues decreased from January through July by
Suez Canal Revenues Decreased By 1.9 Pct During First Seven Months of 2016
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 days ago
Cairo — Egypt's Suez Canal made revenues decreased from January through July by 1.9 per cent compared to the same period last year, reported state-run MENA news agency. Revenues reached $2.919 billion during the first seven months of 2016, down from... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Bruny Island Quarantine Station's history protecting Tasmanianever heard of it. The Bruny Island Quarantine Station was built near Barnes B
Bruny Island Quarantine Station's history protecting Tasmania
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 22 days ago
never heard of it. The Bruny Island Quarantine Station was built near Barnes Bay in the mid 1880s. The opening of the Suez Canal in Egypt in 1869 meant an increase in international travel and as a result quarantine stations were set up in... Read more
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heraldscotland
When Glasgow remembers those lost at seaofficer. And she became the first because of the Suez Crisis. In the early seve
When Glasgow remembers those lost at sea
heraldscotland / Posted 22 days ago
officer. And she became the first because of the Suez Crisis. In the early seventies the Egyptian Government had closed the Suez Canal, and suddenly shipping had to go the more circuitous route round Africa and the Cape of Good Hope. More crew... Read more
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The Jewish Press
A Pillar of Torah Lost as Haifa Chief Rabbi Sha’ar Yashuv Cohen Passes Away at 89Rabbi of the Israel Air Force and Rabbi of Military Command. He served as chapl
A Pillar of Torah Lost as Haifa Chief Rabbi Sha’ar Yashuv Cohen Passes Away at 89
The Jewish Press / Posted 22 days ago
Rabbi of the Israel Air Force and Rabbi of Military Command. He served as chaplain of the IDF Brigade that crossed the Suez Canal during the 1973 Yom Kippur War as well. But Rabbi Cohen also attended secular university, earning a Masters... Read more
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Gulf News
Egypt Suez Canal revenue rises to $429m in JulyCanal is one of Egypt’s main sources of foreign currency Cairo: Egypt’s Suez C
Egypt Suez Canal revenue rises to $429m in July
Gulf News / Posted 22 days ago
Canal is one of Egypt’s main sources of foreign currency Cairo: Egypt’s Suez Canal revenue rose by 2.5 per cent in July from a month earlier, data from the Cabinet Information Center showed. Suez Canal revenue reached $429 million (Dh1.57 billion)... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nam Venezuela Summit - Is It a Comeback?arrested at gunpoint and held in a poorly ventilated 20 m2 building used as a s
Nam Venezuela Summit - Is It a Comeback?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 days ago
arrested at gunpoint and held in a poorly ventilated 20 m2 building used as a store for agricultural pesticides, where they died of suffocation [4] The Suez Canal (referring to President Nassir's bold decision to nationalize the strategic waterw... Read more
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CNET
Cutty Sark: A tour of 147 years of sailing historyof upwards of 20 mph (32 kph/17 knots) . Related Tours Already, though, her d
Cutty Sark: A tour of 147 years of sailing history
CNET / Posted 23 days ago
of upwards of 20 mph (32 kph/17 knots) . Related Tours Already, though, her days in the tea trade were numbered. The new Suez Canal meant steam ships could make the journey to China and back even faster. So the Cutty Sarktook on other cargo... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
It's called paradisethick of towering, age-old trees that once fuelled a thriving timber industry a
It's called paradise
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 24 days ago
thick of towering, age-old trees that once fuelled a thriving timber industry and produced logs for the London Docks and Suez Canal. Not to be forgotten, the calm bay west of Fraser Island is a perfect playground for some of the biggest... Read more
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dna
Is New Delhi transforming into Geneva of the East?with Syria. Egyptian President al-Sisi , who held talks with Modi, asked India
Is New Delhi transforming into Geneva of the East?
dna / Posted 24 days ago
with Syria. Egyptian President al-Sisi , who held talks with Modi, asked Indian investors to benefit from the new Suez Canal project and offered them preferential access to Arab, African and European markets, given the free trade... Read more
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dna
Cairo’s business cardfor, and which might be of some interest to India, is the investment potential
Cairo’s business card
dna / Posted 24 days ago
for, and which might be of some interest to India, is the investment potential in Egypt. al-Sisi is hoping to build the Suez Canal area as an international business hub and he is looking for investments from India. The question remains whether... Read more
24d
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
The Prince of diplomacyexcept where challenges cropped up which required thoughtful and swift leadersh
The Prince of diplomacy
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 24 days ago
except where challenges cropped up which required thoughtful and swift leadership to overcome. One incident was the Suez Canal crisis of 1956 when Egypt nationalised, causing political ramifications and tension as Britain and France had... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Egypt’s fourth industrial revolution and the IMFmetro and tram cars and develop local components. - Efforts by Ahmed Darwish,
Egypt’s fourth industrial revolution and the IMF
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 25 days ago
metro and tram cars and develop local components. - Efforts by Ahmed Darwish, the head of the General Agency for the Suez Canal Economic Zone, and his colleagues continue to promote the implementation of necessary projects, including in the... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Building bridges in Asiaissues, will also be an opportunity to address the global slowdown in trade whi
Building bridges in Asia
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 25 days ago
issues, will also be an opportunity to address the global slowdown in trade which has affected Egypt by slowing growth in Suez Canal revenues, Bayoumi said. Accompanied by a business delegation, the president will promote investment in Egypt and... Read more
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The Hindu
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi: 'Egypt, India have strong and close friendship through cultural exchange, trade'India and Egypt can cooperate on most closely on the economic sphere, and what
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi: 'Egypt, India have strong and close friendship through cultural exchange, trade'
The Hindu / Posted 25 days ago
India and Egypt can cooperate on most closely on the economic sphere, and what are the opportunities for India in the New Suez Canal project? Egypt has embarked on a series of ambitious projects to improve its infrastructure as well as economic... Read more
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The Hindu
Egyptian President Abdeh Fattah Al Sisi: 'Egypt, India have strong and close friendship through cultural exchange, trade'India and Egypt can cooperate on most closely on the economic sphere, and what
Egyptian President Abdeh Fattah Al Sisi: 'Egypt, India have strong and close friendship through cultural exchange, trade'
The Hindu / Posted 25 days ago
India and Egypt can cooperate on most closely on the economic sphere, and what are the opportunities for India in the New Suez Canal project? Egypt has embarked on a series of ambitious projects to improve its infrastructure as well as economic... Read more
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The Hindu
Egypt and India must cooperate on terror: Al Sisiare expected to be signed on bilateral and trade cooperation. In particular, he
Egypt and India must cooperate on terror: Al Sisi
The Hindu / Posted 26 days ago
are expected to be signed on bilateral and trade cooperation. In particular, he is keen on attracting Indian investment into his $8.2-billion New Suez Canal project, which he called a “great opportunity” for India and Indian companies... Read more
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Daily Mail
How Colonel Gaddafi ordered a submarine to torpedo the QE2at their air base. But after initially abiding and following them, the Libyan
How Colonel Gaddafi ordered a submarine to torpedo the QE2
Daily Mail / Posted 26 days ago
at their air base. But after initially abiding and following them, the Libyan pilot then turned course back toward the Suez Canal. The Israeli Air Force commander was unaware the airplane's communication system had failed when he was granted... Read more
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Charleston Regional Business Journal
Port of Charleston handles its largest containershipmeasures 1,140 feet long and 148 feet wide. It is deployed on the China East Co
Port of Charleston handles its largest containership
Charleston Regional Business Journal / Posted 27 days ago
measures 1,140 feet long and 148 feet wide. It is deployed on the China East Coast “CEC” weekly vessel service via the Suez Canal. The ship left Charleston for a call in Norfolk, Va., before it heads to Saudi Arabia. The S.C. State Ports... Read more
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Aljazeera
David Cameron's legacy in the shadow of Brexitcontroversial intervention in the 1956 Suez crisis, which saw British troops re
David Cameron's legacy in the shadow of Brexit
Aljazeera / Posted 27 days ago
controversial intervention in the 1956 Suez crisis, which saw British troops retreat after a botched attempt to retake the Suez Canal from Egypt's late president, Gamal Abdel Nasser. Tim Bale, professor of politics at Queen Mary, University of... Read more
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dna
Attrition at the seasfrom the Indian Ocean, en route to East Asia through the South China Sea, is tr
Attrition at the seas
dna / Posted 27 days ago
from the Indian Ocean, en route to East Asia through the South China Sea, is triple the amount that passes through the Suez Canal and fifteen times the amount that transits the Panama Canal. In a way it is more important than the Persian... Read more
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Daily News
Impact and opportunities for Asia and Europe: One belt one roadChina with Europe via Central Asia. The “Maritime Silk Road” will link Chinese
Impact and opportunities for Asia and Europe: One belt one road
Daily News / Posted 29 days ago
China with Europe via Central Asia. The “Maritime Silk Road” will link Chinese ports with Africa’s Coast through to the Suez Canal and into the Mediterranean Sea. Beginning in China’s Quanzhou province, the Maritime Silk Road continues through... Read more
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The New Statesman
David Cameron's fatal insoucianceweakness. In effect, he became trapped by his own legend. When the Egyptian dic
David Cameron's fatal insouciance
The New Statesman / Posted 29 days ago
weakness. In effect, he became trapped by his own legend. When the Egyptian dictator Gamal Abdel Nasser nationalised the Suez Canal in July 1956, Eden seemed unable to view it as anything other than a replay of the fascist land-grabs of the... Read more
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