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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

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.

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.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
1/1/2024 4:39:27 PM
Iran's Alborz warship has entered the Red Sea through the strategic Bab al-Mandeb strait, Tasnim news agency reported Monday, at a time of heightened tensions over the globally important waterway.

Business - Economy
12/31/2023 2:07:47 PM
The Egyptian government is set to continue improving wage levels in 2024 to alleviate the financial burdens faced by citizens since the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and amid subsequent geopolitical tensions, Minister of Finance Mohamed Maait said on Sunday.

World - International
12/31/2023 1:09:31 PM
Australians and New Zealanders are making final preparations on New Year’s Eve to become among the first nations to ring in 2024 as ongoing wars in Ukraine and Gaza cast a pall over celebrations and heightened tensions across parts of the world.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
12/26/2023 10:45:00 PM
Israel said it was intensifying its war on Gaza, where relentless strikes exacerbated the dire conditions for civilians in the war's 12th week. The war has heightened tensions across the Middle East where Israel killed a senior Iranian Revolutionary Guards general in Syria.

World - Africa
12/25/2023 9:00:55 PM
More than a hundred people have been killed in central Nigeria in a series of attacks on villages, local government officials said Monday.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
12/20/2023 5:57:05 PM
Yemen's Iran-backed Houthi rebels, who have launched missiles and drones at cargo ships in the Red Sea, warned Wednesday that they would strike back if attacked by US forces.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
12/18/2023 9:28:00 PM
France's Foreign Minister Catherine Colonna on Monday urged restraint in meetings with senior officials in Beirut, seeking to de-escalate tensions along the Lebanon-Israel border amid near-daily exchanges of fire.

World - International
12/18/2023 12:59:22 PM
An early official vote count of Serbia's weekend election on Monday confirmed victory for the ruling populist party in a parliamentary vote in the Balkan country, but political tensions rose over reported irregularities in the capital, Belgrade.

World - Africa
12/18/2023 12:33:23 PM
Congo's president says he has confidence Wednesday's vote will be rolled out credibly, as tensions mount that a severe lack of electoral preparation could throw the conflict-riddled nation into disarray.

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