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Finance and Commerce
Panama Canal fever sweeps globe againauthority says. That’ll cut the round trip from the U.S. Gulf to Asia to about
Panama Canal fever sweeps globe again
Finance and Commerce / Posted 5 hours ago
authority says. That’ll cut the round trip from the U.S. Gulf to Asia to about 20 days, compared with 31 days through the Suez Canal or 34 around Africa’s Cape of Good Hope. Sailing from Louisiana to Tokyo via Panama would be about 35 percent... Read more
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Aljazeera
Mohamed Badie among dozens sentenced for life in Egyptretrials. The state-run MENA news agency said Badie and the other defendants w
Mohamed Badie among dozens sentenced for life in Egypt
Aljazeera / Posted 7 hours ago
retrials. The state-run MENA news agency said Badie and the other defendants were sentenced for inciting violence in the Suez Canal city of Ismailiya that led to the killing of three people in July 2013. The country was rocked by violence for... Read more
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Business Insider
Putin has turned Russia into a ticking time-bomb only he can defusewants the Northern Sea Route, where traffic jumped from four vessels in 2010 to
Putin has turned Russia into a ticking time-bomb only he can defuse
Business Insider / Posted 9 hours ago
wants the Northern Sea Route, where traffic jumped from four vessels in 2010 to 71 in 2013, to eventually rival the Suez Canal as a passage between Europe and Asia. And it could – the Northern Sea Route from Europe to Asia takes only 35... Read more
11h
AllAfrica.com
Shifting Diplomacyof the known Biblical and historical artifacts and physical features including
Shifting Diplomacy
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 hours ago
of the known Biblical and historical artifacts and physical features including the River Nile, Red Sea, the old and new Suez Canal and one of the wonders of the world - the Pyramids, built about 6,000 years ago, but which are still intact... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Egypt's Engagement With Africa Becoming New Melting Pointthe country has some of the known biblical and historical artefacts and physica
Egypt's Engagement With Africa Becoming New Melting Point
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 hours ago
the country has some of the known biblical and historical artefacts and physical features including the Rive Nile, Red Sea, Suez Canal and one of the wonders of the world-the Pyramids built thousands of years ago but are today still intact. The... Read more
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The Shawnee News-Star
Cards-N-Time: Choke Points in Geographyin international commerce. All sea commerce from central Europe and Southern Ru
Cards-N-Time: Choke Points in Geography
The Shawnee News-Star / Posted 17 hours ago
in international commerce. All sea commerce from central Europe and Southern Russia headed West must pass through it. Suez CanalThe Suez Canal in Egypt connects the 14 countries bordering the Mediterranean through the Red and Arabian Seas to... Read more
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Daily News
The story behind the world's emptiest international airport ; forbesthe Yangtze and Pearl River Deltas through Southeast Asia, across the Indian Oc
The story behind the world's emptiest international airport ; forbes
Daily News / Posted yesterday
the Yangtze and Pearl River Deltas through Southeast Asia, across the Indian Ocean, up the coast of Africa, and through the Suez Canal to Greece. This initiative has more descriptively been referred to as the “String of Pearls” by the US Department... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
World readies for bigger Panama Canalauthority said. That’ll cut the round trip from the U.S. Gulf to Asia to about
World readies for bigger Panama Canal
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
authority said. That’ll cut the round trip from the U.S. Gulf to Asia to about 20 days, compared with 31 days through the Suez Canal or 34 around Africa’s Cape of Good Hope. Sailing from Louisiana to Tokyo via Panama would be about 35 percent... Read more
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Namibia Economist
Guts, greed and gushersgreat coup was to commission the first modern oil tanker, which enabled him to
Guts, greed and gushers
Namibia Economist / Posted 2 days ago
great coup was to commission the first modern oil tanker, which enabled him to ship hydrocarbons through the Suez Canal. Thus he could undercut Rockefeller in the Far East with cheap Russian fuel. Royal Dutch’s triumph came from... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Budget troubles aheadpayments, which now amount to 30 per cent of gross domestic debt. This should b
Budget troubles ahead
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 3 days ago
payments, which now amount to 30 per cent of gross domestic debt. This should be added to the LE20.8 billion the new Suez Canal Certificates are costing the government annually, including LE8 billion in interest payments and LE12.8 billion in... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Anger in Egypt over President 'selling' islands to Saudi Arabia— something most people paid little attention to. As the islands sit at the mo
Anger in Egypt over President 'selling' islands to Saudi Arabia
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 4 days ago
— something most people paid little attention to. As the islands sit at the mouth of the Gulf of Aqaba that leads to the Suez Canal, they have great geopolitical significance, including to such events as Egypt's 1967 decision to blockade the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Egypt Seeks Genuine Partnership With African Countriesthe importance of AFDB's support for means of regional integration in order to
Egypt Seeks Genuine Partnership With African Countries
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
the importance of AFDB's support for means of regional integration in order to serve social and economic development. Nasr also stressed the importance of major national projects carried out by the Egyptian government, especially the new Suez Ca... Read more
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The Atlantic
How to Manage a Rising Power—or Twoto Germany as well, it treated Germany mostly as a rival to be balanced. The sc
How to Manage a Rising Power—or Two
The Atlantic / Posted 6 days ago
to Germany as well, it treated Germany mostly as a rival to be balanced. The scramble for African colonies after the Suez Canal opened in 1869, and the fact that railroads began cutting into the advantages of Britain’s maritime dominance,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Why African Liberation Day Is Worth CelebratingStates had already assured Britain of the material support, German forces threa
Why African Liberation Day Is Worth Celebrating
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
States had already assured Britain of the material support, German forces threatened to overrun Egypt and to close off the Suez Canal, thereby restricting Britain access to its possessions in India. While the British government focused its efforts... Read more
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NJ Biz
More cargo means higher ranking for Port of N.Y. and N.J., CBRE saysas well. “While I don't want to downplay the Panama Canal, I would certainly k
More cargo means higher ranking for Port of N.Y. and N.J., CBRE says
NJ Biz / Posted 10 days ago
as well. “While I don't want to downplay the Panama Canal, I would certainly keep my eye on freight coming through the Suez Canal as well as a potential shift in manufacturing to South America and other regions that may be positively impact... Read more
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Business Standard India
PM Modi adds Qatar to his West Asia outreachwill allow India access to several European countries and Russia via a land rou
PM Modi adds Qatar to his West Asia outreach
Business Standard India / Posted 10 days ago
will allow India access to several European countries and Russia via a land route shorter than the current route via the Suez Canal. The PM's Iran visit will focus on connectivity and infrastructure, energy partnership, boosting bilateral trade... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Journalistic attacks on the New Egypt“Saudi Arabia is re-embarking on cooperation with Israel in joint projects in t
Journalistic attacks on the New Egypt
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 10 days ago
“Saudi Arabia is re-embarking on cooperation with Israel in joint projects in the region,” and “Is there a threat to the Suez Canal resulting from returning the two Islands to Saudi Arabia?” Other statements that I have found include, “Has the... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Developing Egypt’s economyeconomy. Many of these projects have started to see the light in recent weeks.
Developing Egypt’s economy
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 10 days ago
economy. Many of these projects have started to see the light in recent weeks. This is in addition to the expansion of the Suez Canal, inaugurated in August 2015, which saw the construction of a 34-km canal parallel to the existing Suez Canal. On... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Shaping the futurethat this is easier said than done. Tourism could be a starting point because,
Shaping the future
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 10 days ago
that this is easier said than done. Tourism could be a starting point because, unlike sources of hard currency such as the Suez Canal that depend on global trade, there are things Egypt can do to attract more visitors. Egypt received $6.1 billion... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Air Disaster Adds To Egypt's Litany Of Woesoff Egyptian land for cash. Under Sissi, the economy "has markedly deteriorate
Air Disaster Adds To Egypt's Litany Of Woes
KERA North Texas / Posted 11 days ago
off Egyptian land for cash. Under Sissi, the economy "has markedly deteriorated, precipitated by declining tourism and Suez Canal revenues, as well as a persistent Islamist insurgency led by ISIS," David Schenker wrote earlier this week for the... Read more
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Quartz
It costs twice as much to export olive oil from Spain using China’s “One Belt, One Road” railwayin late 2013. OBOR, as it is known, includes a maritime route that would link A
It costs twice as much to export olive oil from Spain using China’s “One Belt, One Road” railway
Quartz / Posted 12 days ago
in late 2013. OBOR, as it is known, includes a maritime route that would link Asia with East Africa and Europe through the Suez Canal; and an inland route following the old Silk Road that would cross Central Asia to Europe. But Spanish producers... Read more
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Aljazeera
A century on: What remains of Sykes-Picotof Libya, with universally recognised international borders. Second, the speci
A century on: What remains of Sykes-Picot
Aljazeera / Posted 12 days ago
of Libya, with universally recognised international borders. Second, the special complexities to be found east of the Suez Canal have been magnified by a series of Western interventions, from the establishment of the state of Israel in 1948 to... Read more
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Namibia Economist
Black gold, white goldexchange rate. Rather than unfetter the economy, Egypt persists in announcing
Black gold, white gold
Namibia Economist / Posted 12 days ago
exchange rate. Rather than unfetter the economy, Egypt persists in announcing grandiose projects: the expansion of the Suez Canal, a gleaming new city in the desert and even a bridge over the Red Sea to link Egypt with Saudi Arabia. If all this... Read more
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The Atlantic
How Did the 'Secret' Sykes-Picot Agreement Become Public?which also included Israel, set in motion a plot to topple Egyptian President G
How Did the 'Secret' Sykes-Picot Agreement Become Public?
The Atlantic / Posted 14 days ago
which also included Israel, set in motion a plot to topple Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser over his seizure of the Suez Canal. The British, French, and Israelis were militarily successful in ensuing war but were forced to retreat under... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
SCA Interacts With Maritime Transport ChangesThe Suez Canal Authority is keen to interact with changes in the maritime trans
SCA Interacts With Maritime Transport Changes
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
The Suez Canal Authority is keen to interact with changes in the maritime transport sector, SCA Chairman Mohab Mamish said. During a meeting Thursday 12/05/2016 with a delegation of African ports' directors, Mamish said he was happy with the... Read more
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Aljazeera
Why Sykes-Picot got it all wrongdepartments had different aims. For the cabinet and the Cairo administration,
Why Sykes-Picot got it all wrong
Aljazeera / Posted 14 days ago
departments had different aims. For the cabinet and the Cairo administration, the highest priority was protecting the Suez Canal, Britain's transport link for to India and beyond. Another priority was access to Mecca for Muslim pilgrims from... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
A history of the economymaking the continuation of development impossible. The earnings of petroleum f
A history of the economy
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 17 days ago
making the continuation of development impossible. The earnings of petroleum from Suez and Sinai were stopped, and the Suez Canal was closed. Egypt lost nearly $164 million annually as a result, along with a decrease in tourism earnings that... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
US confusion on the Middle Eastespecially given the decline in oil prices, the stability of Arab-Israeli relat
US confusion on the Middle East
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 17 days ago
especially given the decline in oil prices, the stability of Arab-Israeli relations, and the declining importance of the Suez Canal to world trade in view of the emergence of other alternatives. The second holds that all the cumulative problems... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Egypt enters the space racefirst batch of four, which arrived in August 2015, took part in the celebration
Egypt enters the space race
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 17 days ago
first batch of four, which arrived in August 2015, took part in the celebrations for the inauguration of the new Suez Canal. Three more arrived in January this year. The contract for the two Mistral aircraft carriers, which was concluded... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Sisi Attends Opening of Armed Forces Engineering Authority's Projects in Badr Citysectors would form the basis for a strong and flourishing nation. This new dev
Sisi Attends Opening of Armed Forces Engineering Authority's Projects in Badr City
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
sectors would form the basis for a strong and flourishing nation. This new development era started in Egypt with the New Suez Canal project that was funded by the Egyptians, he added. The state has to develop its administrative body and the... Read more
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Namibia Economist
The war withinmany blame the mayhem on Western powers—from Sykes-Picot to the creation of Isr
The war within
Namibia Economist / Posted 18 days ago
many blame the mayhem on Western powers—from Sykes-Picot to the creation of Israel, the Franco-British takeover of the Suez Canal in 1956 and repeated American interventions. Foreigners have often made things worse; America’s invasion of Iraq... Read more
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The Temasek Review
The Chinese Ideologue (Part 1) « A – H « Columnists « TR EMERITUSpersonal attacks against Dr Chee, it is ideologues working their tricks. Asia
The Chinese Ideologue (Part 1) « A – H « Columnists « TR EMERITUS
The Temasek Review / Posted 18 days ago
personal attacks against Dr Chee, it is ideologues working their tricks. Asia geographically starts from “the east of the Suez Canal, the Ural River, and the Ural Mountains, and south of the Caucasus Mountains and the Caspian and Black Seas. It is... Read more
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Breitbart
China Expands Presence in Djibouti, the Mouth of the Red Seamost important trading routes. Africa is uniquely situated at the opening of th
China Expands Presence in Djibouti, the Mouth of the Red Sea
Breitbart / Posted 19 days ago
most important trading routes. Africa is uniquely situated at the opening of the major shipping lanes of the world. The Suez Canal and the Red Sea are among those major shipping routes, connecting Africa and Europe with Asia. In an interview... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Satellite Eye on Earth: April 2016 – in picturesEgypt interactive Credits: OLI/Landsat 8/Nasa A key shipping route through Egy
Satellite Eye on Earth: April 2016 – in pictures
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 21 days ago
Egypt interactive Credits: OLI/Landsat 8/Nasa A key shipping route through Egypt recently received a major overhaul. The Suez Canal – the first artificial waterway connecting the Mediterranean Sea and the Red Sea – initially opened in November... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Gunmen kill 8 policemen outside Cairo, Islamic State claims attackwhich calls itself Sinai Province, mainly operates out of northern Sinai, which
Gunmen kill 8 policemen outside Cairo, Islamic State claims attack
Eye Witness News / Posted 21 days ago
which calls itself Sinai Province, mainly operates out of northern Sinai, which borders Israel, the Gaza Strip and the Suez Canal. Militants have also occasionally targeted security forces and planted bombs in Cairo and other areas. In an... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Islamic State claims gunmen kill 8 police officers in Cairoitself Sinai Province, mainly operates out of the northern Sinai Peninsula, whi
Islamic State claims gunmen kill 8 police officers in Cairo
Bangor Daily News / Posted 22 days ago
itself Sinai Province, mainly operates out of the northern Sinai Peninsula, which borders Israel, the Gaza Strip and the Suez Canal. Militants also have occasionally targeted security forces and planted bombs in Cairo and other areas. In an... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Gunmen kill eight police in Cairo suburb, Islamic State claims attackitself Sinai Province, mainly operates out of the northern Sinai Peninsula, whi
Gunmen kill eight police in Cairo suburb, Islamic State claims attack
Bdnews24.com / Posted 22 days ago
itself Sinai Province, mainly operates out of the northern Sinai Peninsula, which borders Israel, the Gaza Strip and the Suez Canal. Militants have also occasionally targeted security forces and planted bombs in Cairo and other areas. In an... Read more
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Swissinfo
Gunmen kill eight police in Cairo suburb, Islamic State claims attackitself Sinai Province, mainly operates out of the northern Sinai Peninsula, whi
Gunmen kill eight police in Cairo suburb, Islamic State claims attack
Swissinfo / Posted 22 days ago
itself Sinai Province, mainly operates out of the northern Sinai Peninsula, which borders Israel, the Gaza Strip and the Suez Canal. Militants have also occasionally targeted security forces and planted bombs in Cairo and other areas. In an... Read more
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Swissinfo
Gunmen kill eight police outside Cairo, Islamic State claims attackwhich calls itself Sinai Province, mainly operates out of northern Sinai, which
Gunmen kill eight police outside Cairo, Islamic State claims attack
Swissinfo / Posted 22 days ago
which calls itself Sinai Province, mainly operates out of northern Sinai, which borders Israel, the Gaza Strip and the Suez Canal. Militants have also occasionally targeted security forces and planted bombs in Cairo and other areas. In an... Read more
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Christian Today
ISIS claims attack near Cairo, 8 policemen deadwhich calls itself Sinai Province, mainly operates out of northern Sinai, which
ISIS claims attack near Cairo, 8 policemen dead
Christian Today / Posted 22 days ago
which calls itself Sinai Province, mainly operates out of northern Sinai, which borders Israel, the Gaza Strip and the Suez Canal. Militants have also occasionally targeted security forces and planted bombs in Cairo and other areas. In an... Read more
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Business Insider
Iran says it will close the Strait of Hormuz if the US conducts military drills in the Persian Gulfbeen dubbed the International Mine Countermeasures Exercise. It took place at m
Iran says it will close the Strait of Hormuz if the US conducts military drills in the Persian Gulf
Business Insider / Posted 23 days ago
been dubbed the International Mine Countermeasures Exercise. It took place at major maritime choke points in the world: the Suez Canal, the Strait of Bab Al-Mandeb and the Strait of Hormuz. While the stated purpose of the drills is to protect... Read more
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Business Standard India
Premvir Das: India's maritime dilemmabe expanded to Asia-Pacific. In terms of maritime influence and responsibilitie
Premvir Das: India's maritime dilemma
Business Standard India / Posted 23 days ago
be expanded to Asia-Pacific. In terms of maritime influence and responsibilities, this means abilities that extend from the Suez Canal on one side to waters of the Western Pacific on the other. So, which of these postures fits in with our interests... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Enjoying her work in the hair and nowthree courses in England. Her first trip to England, in the 1960s, took four w
Enjoying her work in the hair and now
Otago Daily Times / Posted 24 days ago
three courses in England. Her first trip to England, in the 1960s, took four weeks by ship, via Australia and the Suez Canal. She again travelled by ship on her second journey, except this time through the Panama Canal. "Mother and I... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
The secret life of the tuk-tukof the National Centre of Cinema – managed to establish an annual festival dedi
The secret life of the tuk-tuk
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 24 days ago
of the National Centre of Cinema – managed to establish an annual festival dedicated to documentaries and shorts in the Suez Canal resort city of Ismailia. The event went on until 1995, when it stopped – to be resumed by film critic Ali Abu... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Chad and Djibouti: Elections and dictatorshipsentrance to the Red Sea, on the western bank of the Mandeb Straits. The small A
Chad and Djibouti: Elections and dictatorships
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 24 days ago
entrance to the Red Sea, on the western bank of the Mandeb Straits. The small African nation is thus connected to the Suez Canal in the north and the Gulf of Aden in the south, which has been threatened by Somali pirates in recent years. It... Read more
24d
AllAfrica.com
Egypt's Foreign Reserves Rise to $17 Blncurrency crisis due to pressures on its reserves as a result of a weakening tou
Egypt's Foreign Reserves Rise to $17 Bln
AllAfrica.com / Posted 24 days ago
currency crisis due to pressures on its reserves as a result of a weakening tourism sector in addition to the decline in Suez Canal revenues. Egypt's foreign reserves reached $16.5 billion by the end of March, still less than half of the foreign... Read more
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BBC News
US election 2016: Can Trump surf a wave of discontent to top job?experience, Eisenhower's two-term presidency is generally well-regarded by hist
US election 2016: Can Trump surf a wave of discontent to top job?
BBC News / Posted 24 days ago
experience, Eisenhower's two-term presidency is generally well-regarded by historians. He successfully resolved the Suez Canal crisis in 1956, refused to involve the US in Indochina, established the NASA space agency, and the Interstate... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Securing Egypt’s wheatfrom Egyptians abroad have dropped by $1 billion in the first half of the curre
Securing Egypt’s wheat
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 25 days ago
from Egyptians abroad have dropped by $1 billion in the first half of the current fiscal year, reaching $8.3 billion. Suez Canal revenues have also declined since the new canal was inaugurated in September. The shortage of dollars has... Read more
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J Weekly
Jewish Soviet Army soldiers honored for sacrifices, seven decades lateCommunity of the San Francisco Bay Area. Then Jacob Berger, who fought with th
Jewish Soviet Army soldiers honored for sacrifices, seven decades late
J Weekly / Posted 25 days ago
Community of the San Francisco Bay Area. Then Jacob Berger, who fought with the IDF in the Six-Day War in 1967, along the Suez Canal in 1968 and in the Yom Kippur War in 1973, led the audience in singing “Hatikvah,” the national anthem of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Egypt, South Korea Business Forum Starts in Cairoeconomic cooperation and exploring investment opportunities in the infrastructu
Egypt, South Korea Business Forum Starts in Cairo
AllAfrica.com / Posted 25 days ago
economic cooperation and exploring investment opportunities in the infrastructure and energy projects in addition to the Suez Canal. Organized by the Egyptian Businessmen Association and the Korea International Trade Association (KITA), the... Read more
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