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Egyptian Navy (archives courtesy Youm7)
By nsnbc On Sunday, April 5th, 2015

Bab al-Mandeb Strait ‘life or death for Egypt’: Sisi

TCP : President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi stated Saturday afternoon that securing Yemen’s strategic Bab al-Mandeb Strait “is a battle of life or death for Egypt.” Speaking after a meeting with members of the Supreme More...

Bab Al-Mandeb Strait. Southern entrance to the Suez Canal.
By nsnbc On Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

Former Yemeni FM asks Egypt to secure Bab al-Mandeb Strait

TCP : Former Yemeni Foreign Minister Riyad Yassin said Tuesday Egypt should move fast to secure the Bab al-Mandeb strait to prevent its control by Houthi forces. He told Youm7 that Egyptian government must secure More...

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By nsnbc On Friday, February 13th, 2015

Egypt will not tolerate closure of Bab al-Mandeb Strait: Mahlab

The Cairo Post (TCP) : Egypt will never allow the Houthi militants in Yemen to close the Bab al-Mandab strait and would immediately respond by any possible way to prevent the Houthis from gaining control over the More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Tuesday, November 8th, 2016

Egyptian Court Upholds Ban on Transfer of Red Sea Islands to Saudi Arabia

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : The Cairo Administrative Court, on Tuesday, upheld the ban on the transfer of the Red Sea islands Tiran and Sanafir to Saudi Arabia and rejected to administration’s motion to overturn More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Monday, October 31st, 2016
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48% of Russians Fear Syria Could Lead to Third World War

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Almost half of Russians polled by the independent Levada Center fear that worsening relations with the West over the situation in Syria could lead to a third world war. The number of those More...

Earlier this year Russia decided to upgrade its auxiliary naval base in Tartus, Syria, to a permanent base - photo from 2012.
By Christof Lehmann On Monday, October 10th, 2016

Russia Plans Permanent Naval Base in Tartus as Middle East War Escalates

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Russia plans to transform its auxiliary naval base in Tartus, Syria, into a permanent Russian military base. Situated at the eastern Mediterranean coast, the permanent base would not only More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Saturday, October 1st, 2016

Transfer of Red Sea Islands from Egypt to Saudi Arabia – Global Implications

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : The transfer of sovereignty over the Red Sea Islands Tiran and Sanafir will be transferred from Egypt back to Saudi Arabia ruled a court, but the decision may be challenged again. The More...

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By nsnbc On Monday, August 1st, 2016

Row over Egypt’s Transfer of Red Sea Islands to Saudi Arabia Continues

nsnbc : On Saturday Egypt’s Supreme Administrative Court postponed to August 13 a government appeal against an earlier Court ruling over annulling an agreement to acknowledge sovereignty over the Red Sea Islands More...

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By Fahwad Al-Khadoumi On Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016

Egypt’s Administrative Court Annuls Transfer of Red Sea Islands to Saudi Arabia

Fahwad Al-Khadoumi (nsnbc) : Egypt’s Administrative Court, on Tuesday, annulled the transfer of the disputed Red Sea islands Tiran and Sanafir to Saudi Arabia. The government’s decision to transfer jurisdictions More...

By nsnbc On Thursday, June 2nd, 2016

Egypt Receives Mistral Class Helicopter Carrier From France

nsnbc : On Thursday Egypt will officially receive the first of two Mistral  class helicopter carriers from France. The new naval vessel will be named after the late Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser. Russia More...