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World - Region
1/20/2024 12:16:36 PM
Iran said Saturday it had conducted a successful satellite launch into its highest orbit yet, the latest for a program the West fears improves Tehran’s ballistic missiles.

World - Region
1/18/2024 8:19:01 PM
Pakistan launched airstrikes against alleged militant hideouts inside Iran on Thursday, killing at least nine people as it retaliated for a similar attack by Iran two days earlier and raising tensions between the neighbors at a time of escalating conflict in the region.

World - Region
1/18/2024 2:20:27 PM
Iraqi Prime Minister Mohamed Shia al-Sudani on Thursday repeated his call for the US-led international anti-jihadist coalition to depart his country amid soaring regional tensions over the Israel-Hamas war.

World - Region
1/17/2024 8:06:13 PM
Pakistan recalled its ambassador from Iran Wednesday and blocked Tehran's envoy from returning to Islamabad after an Iranian air strike killed two children in the west of the country a day earlier.

Business - Economy
1/17/2024 2:10:40 PM
The World Trade Organization's chief Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala on Wednesday said she was "less optimistic" about world trade in 2024, pointing to tensions in the Red Sea.

Egypt - Urban & Transport
1/16/2024 11:19:31 PM
Osama Rabie, the chairman of Egypt’s Suez Canal Authority (SCA), has stressed that the decision of some shipping companies to reroute from the Suez Canal is a temporary measure driven by security concerns amid the ongoing escalation in the Red Sea.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
1/16/2024 9:12:14 PM
Tensions between Egypt and Israel have been repeatedly surfacing since the war on Gaza started in October, reports Dina Ezzat

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
1/16/2024 8:45:13 PM
Last week’s US-UK missile attacks against the Houthis in Yemen have increased tensions in the Red Sea region and set the stage for further escalation, writes Mohamed Mansour

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
1/16/2024 4:32:58 PM

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
1/16/2024 3:08:52 PM
A Greek-owned cargo ship was hit by a missile off Yemen, a maritime risk management company said on Tuesday, following a string of attacks in the Red Sea by Yemen's Houthi rebels, in response to Israel's months-long war on Gaza.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
1/16/2024 2:33:30 PM
Liquefied natural gas shipments will be affected by tensions in the Red Sea, Qatar's prime minister said on Tuesday, warning that US and UK military strikes on Yemen risk aggravating the crisis.

World - Region
1/16/2024 11:47:39 AM
Iran fired missiles late Monday at what it said was Israeli “spy headquarters” near the U.S. Consulate in the northern Iraqi city of Irbil, and at targets linked to the extremist group Islamic State in northern Syria.

Business - Energy
1/15/2024 8:40:11 PM
The world's second largest liquid natural gas (LNG) exporter QatarEnergy suspended LNG shipments via the Red Sea pending “security advice” due to the ongoing escalation in the Red Sea, posing a new challenge to Egypt’s Suez Canal given its close connection to the crucial international trade route.

Egypt - Urban & Transport
1/12/2024 3:42:10 PM
The ship traffic has decreased 30% in Egypt’s Suez Canal since the beginning of 2024 compared to 2023, due to recent tensions in the Red Sea, Suez Canal Authority (SCA) Chairman Osama Rabie said on Thursday.

World - Region
1/11/2024 3:50:51 PM
Iran's navy seized an oil tanker on Thursday in the Gulf of Oman that once was at the centre of a major crisis between Tehran and Washington, officials said, a seizure that further escalates tensions in the Mideast waterways.

World - Africa
1/9/2024 12:40:32 PM
Somalia's President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud was visiting Eritrea on Monday, just a week after the breakaway region of Somaliland reached a deal with Ethiopia that has raised tensions in the Horn of Africa.

World - Africa
1/8/2024 9:09:18 PM
Ethiopia said it held talks Monday on military cooperation with Somaliland, just a week after a deal with the breakaway Somali region on sea access stoked tensions in the Horn of Africa.

Opinion -
1/8/2024 1:10:01 PM
As geopolitical tensions spike and interest rates remain elevated, 2024 is poised to be yet another tumultuous year for the world economy, especially for emerging markets that could struggle to avert a crisis if global growth fails to meet expectations.

World - Africa
1/4/2024 11:50:49 AM
The African Union on Thursday joined the United States in appealing for calm in the Horn of Africa after regional tensions soared following a contested deal between Ethiopia and the breakaway region of Somaliland.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
1/3/2024 5:42:15 PM
Fears that Israeli war on Gaza could spiral across the Middle East grew Wednesday after a drone strike killed a Hamas senior leader in Lebanon and twin explosions ripped through an Iranian crowd, claiming at least 103 lives.

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