Suez Canal
The Suez Canal (Arabic: قناة السويس‎ Qanāt al-Suwais) is an artificial sea-level waterway in Egypt, connecting the Mediterranean Sea and the Red Sea. Opened in November 1869 after 10 years ...
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Russian Airliner Flight KGL9268 Crashes In Central Sinai - More Than 200 On Board
A Russian airliner crashes in Sinai with more than 200 people on board - rescuers describe a "tragic scene" with bodies of victims strapped in their seats. The Airbus A-321 had just left the Red Sea r...
When Israel, The Soviets And The US Nearly Destroyed The Middle East
During the Cold War many countries were on high alert, none more so than Israel, the US and the Soviet Union. One of the tensest occasions was in October of 1973 when Israel lost over 2000 troops and ...
Islamic State Claims Bold Strike On An Egyptian Navy Vessel
An Islamic State affiliate claimed a missile attack on an Egyptian navy vessel Thursday, raising concerns that the emboldened jihadists can now threaten this country’sstrategic waterways. In an online...
Kuntillet Ajrud: The Ancient Fortress that puzzles archaeologists
In the Sinah desert stands Kuntillet Ajrud, a remote settlement that was found in 1975 by the archaeologist Ze'ev Meshel of the University of Tel Aviv. The settlement is dated to the 8th century
3min video of sailing the 163km
Have you ever wanted to travel through the New Suez Canal? Follow Adrian Mærsk through the 163 km canal in only 3 minutes. Follow us on Facebook for more new...
Suez Canal - Costa Europa in the Suez Canal
Timelapse video of Cruise Ship Costa Europa transiting the Suez Canal southward from Port Said to Suez.
Suez Canal
This is a brief film about two important engineering feats, made it for a school project. Music is Gortoz a Ran.
Heroopolite Gulf
In ancient times, the Heroopolite Gulf was the Gulf of Suez in the vicinity of Heroopolis; there is evidence indicating that the Red Sea and its Gulf of Suez extended as far northward as the Bitter La...
Ferdinand de Lesseps
Ferdinand Marie, Vicomte de Lesseps ([də lesɛps]; 19 November 1805 – 7 December 1894) was a French diplomat and later developer of the Suez Canal, which in 1869 joined the Mediterranean and Red...
Ferdinand de Lesseps - Wikipedia
Isma'il Pasha
Isma'il Pasha (Arabic: إسماعيل باشا‎ Ismā‘īl Bāshā, Turkish: İsmail Paşa), known as Ismail the Magnificent (December 31, 1830 – March 2, 1895), was the Khedive of Egypt and Sudan from ...
Isma'il Pasha - Wikipedia
Suez Canal Company
The Universal Suez Ship Canal Company (French: Compagnie universelle du canal maritime de Suez, or simply Compagnie de Suez for short) was the corporation that constructed and operated the Suez Ca...
Suez Canal Company - Wikipedia
Convention of Constantinople
The Convention of Constantinople was a treaty signed by the United Kingdom, Germany, Austro-Hungary, Spain, France, Italy, the Netherlands, Russian Empire and the Ottoman Empire on October 29, 1888. ...
First Suez Offensive
The Raid on the Suez Canal also known as Actions on the Suez Canal, took place between 26 January and 4 February 1915 after a German-led Ottoman Army force advanced from Southern Palestine to attack t...
First Suez Offensive - Wikipedia
Anglo-Egyptian treaty of 1936
The Anglo-Egyptian Treaty of 1936 was a treaty signed between the United Kingdom and the Kingdom of Egypt; it is officially (but seldom) known as The Treaty of Alliance Between His Majesty, in Respect...
Anglo-Egyptian treaty of 1936 - Wikipedia
Suez Crisis
The Suez Crisis, also named Tripartite Aggression, was an invasion of Egypt in late 1956 by Israel, followed by Britain and France. The aims were to regain Western control of the Suez Canal and to rem...
Suez Crisis - Wikipedia
Port Said
Port Said (Egyptian Arabic: بورسعيد Borsaʿīd or Porsaʿīd  [boɾ.sæˈʕiːd, poɾ.sæˈʕiːd], the first syllable has its pronunciation from French; unurbanized local pronunciation: [bɔrsaˈʕɛˑd]) is a...
Port Said - Wikipedia
Port Fuad
Port Fuad (Egyptian Arabic: بور فؤاد Borfoʾād or Porfoʾād, [boɾ.foˈʔæːd, poɾ.foˈʔæːd], the first syllable has its pronunciation from French) is a city in north-eastern Egypt under the jurisdictio...
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Ismaïlia
Ismailia (Arabic: الإسماعيلية‎ al-Ismāʻīlīyah  [lesmæʕiˈlejjæ]) is a city in north-eastern Egypt. Known in Egypt as "The City of Beauty and Enchantment" Ismaïlia is situated on the west...
Ismaïlia - Wikipedia
Great Bitter Lake
The Great Bitter Lake (Arabic: البحيرة المرة الكبرى‎; transliterated: al-Buhayrah al-Murra al-Kubra) is a salt water lake which is part of the Suez Canal. It is connected to the Small Bitter...
Great Bitter Lake - Wikipedia
Suezmax
Suezmax is a naval architecture term for the largest ship measurements capable of transiting the Suez Canal in a laden condition, and is almost exclusively used in reference to tankers. Since the cana...
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Fresh Water Canal
Sweet Water Canal, also known as Fresh Water Canal or Ismaïlia Canal, is a Canal in Egypt built to facilitate construction of the Suez Canal by providing fresh water from Lake Timsah to Suez and Port...
Fresh Water Canal - Wikipedia
Operation Telescope
Operation Telescope was the name given to a Franco-British operation during the 1956 Suez Crisis, consisting of a series of parachute drops launched by the British Parachute Brigade, in combination wi...
Russian Airliner Flight KGL9268 Crashes In Central Sinai - More Than 200 On Board
A Russian airliner crashes in Sinai with more than 200 people on board - rescuers describe a "tragic scene" with bodies of victims strapped in their seats. The Airbus A-321 had just left the Red Sea r...
Operation Sinai (2012)
Operation Sinai is an ongoing Egyptian military campaign, launched early August 2012, against Islamic militants within the Sinai Peninsula to crush the Sinai Insurgency. The operation came as a direct...
El Ferdan Railway Bridge
The El Ferdan Railway Bridge is a swing bridge that spans the Suez Canal near Ismailia, Egypt. It is the longest swing bridge in the world, with a span of 1100 ft (340 m).
The first El Ferdan...
El Ferdan Railway Bridge - Wikipedia
Suez Canal Bridge
The Suez Canal Bridge, also known as the Shohada 25 January Bridge, Egyptian-Japanese Friendship Bridge, Al Salam Bridge, Al Salam Peace Bridge or Mubarak Peace Bridge, is a road bridge crossing the S...
Suez Canal Bridge - Wikipedia
Suez
Suez (Arabic: السويس‎ as-Suways ; Egyptian Arabic: es-Sewēs, el-Sewēs [esseˈweːs]) is a seaport city (population ca. 497,000) in north-eastern Egypt, located on the north coast...
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Raid on the Suez Canal
The Raid on the Suez Canal, also known as Actions on the Suez Canal, took place between 26 January and 4 February 1915 after a German-led Ottoman Army force advanced from Southern Palestine to attack ...
Raid on the Suez Canal - Wikipedia