suez canal

  • Iranian Warships Dock at Saudi Port in Red Sea

    Iranian naval ships docked on Saturday in the Saudi port city of Jeddah on a mission to project the Islamic republic's "power on the open seas," the Fars news agency reported. "This mission aims to show the power of the Islamic republic of Iran on the open seas and...
  • Iran Inspires Hamas Rocket Attack on Israel

    Israel's security leaders ought not to have been surprised when Hamas fired two long-range Iranian-made Grad missiles Wednesday night, Feb. 23 at the Negev cities of Beersheba and Netivot. The attack occurred exactly when Iranian Navy commander Adm. Habibollah Sayyari was due in Syria's Latakia port to attend the...
  • Breaking News! US Warships Box In Iranian Flotilla

    Thursday night, Feb. 17, the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise, escorted by missile cruiser USS Leyte Gulf and the fast supply ship USNS Arctic, headed south through the canal. By Friday morning, they were through and taking up position opposite the Kharg cruiser and Alvand missile destroyer of the Iranian...
  • Earthquake Shakes Up Suez Canal as Iran Warships Approach

    An earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter scale shook up residents at the entrance to the Suez Canal early Monday morning, 48 hours before two Iranian ships, a frigate and a supply vessel, are expected to enter the canal. The National Institute for Astronomical and Geophysical Research reported that...
  • Iran Says Warships Have Already Crossed Suez Canal

    Iran's state broadcaster says vessels reach Mediterranean, despite recent reports that the controversial crossing, the first since 1979, would only take place later this week. Two Iranian naval ships passed through the Suez Canal on Sunday, Iranian media reported, following conflicting reports and speculations on whether or not Egypt's...
  • Jihad Preached From Tahrir Square, Military Approves

    Thursday, Feb.17, the Muslim Brotherhood was allowed to take charge of opposition demonstrations in the emblematic Tahrir Square and given permission to build a platform, after the other opposition parties and movements had been refused. Ahead of the big event Friday night, the soldiers withdrew from the square and...
  • Iranian Warships To Cross Suez To Syria!

    Twenty-four hours after Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak said the Egyptian upheaval had no military connotations for Israel, the Iranian frigate Alvand and cruiser Kharg transited the Suez Canal on their way to Syria Wednesday night, Feb. 16. Their passage was termed "a provocation" by Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor...
  • Iran Provoking Israel – Israel Ready To Defend

    As the world watches the aftermath of Egypt’s so-called freedom uprising, the worries of Israel have already begun to come to fruition and hostile nations are already taking advantage of the free for all that is surmounting in the Middle East. Israel just announced that two Iranian warships are...
  • US Warships in Suez Canal, Threat of Egypt Military Coup

    Just as reports were portraying a calmer atmosphere in Egypt and it seemed that life was going back to normal there, a swell of new protests has swept across the nation, re-igniting the furious demand that Mubarak be removed from power. The emerging chaos has prompted the US Military...
  • Hezbollah Team Breaks 22 Members Out of Egyptian Jail

    A joint Hizballah-Hamas unit used the havoc in Egypt to storm the Wadi Natrun prison north of Cairo Sunday, Jan. 30, and break out 22 members of the Hizballah's spy-cum-terror network, tried and convicted in Egypt for plotting terrorist attacks in Cairo, the Suez Canal and Suez cities and...
  • ‘Prepare Egyptians For War With Israel!’ – Muslim Brotherhood

    Muhammad Ghannem reportedly told Al- Alam that the Suez Canal should be closed immediately, and that the flow of gas from Egypt to Israel should cease “in order to bring about the downfall of the Mubarak regime.” He added that “the people should be prepared for war against Israel,”...