Riyadh says airspace is open to "all air carriers," ending ban on Israeli flights overflying the Arab country — a decision that comes after Israeli officials said Tel Aviv has no objections to Egypt handing over two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia.
The UN said the emergency part of a two-stage operation would see the toxic cargo pumped from the storage platform to a temporary replacement vessel at a cost of $79.6 million.
The attacks on major cities in the Gulf mark a dangerous escalation that could see the spillover beyond Yemen and parts of Saudi Arabia.
Despite Saudi promises to mitigate climate change, the Kingdom thwarts international efforts at collaboration.
Washington’s attempts to maintain clout against China and Al Qaeda through the UAE is self-defeating and threatens regional stability.
No country has claimed Mayun Island military base but Israeli military intelligence news site says the construction is a "UAE military project" meant to control shipping in strategic Bab al Mandeb strait.
Saudi officials say a "booby-trapped boat was dealt and destroyed" off the coast of Yanbu port but according to two private maritime security firms a ship might have been "attacked".
A US official reportedly said that Israel had informed Washington it had struck the vessel in "retaliation for earlier Iranian strikes on Israeli vessels".
Japanese owner says facing “extreme difficulty” refloating ship stuck in Suez Canal, with at least 150 vessels, waiting to pass after the skyscraper-sized cargo vessel was wedged across the vital waterway, imperilling global shipping.
Egypt reopens historic sections of Suez Canal in a bid to ease marine traffic bottleneck caused after giant cargo ship became wedged across the vital waterway, leaving dozens of ships waiting on both the Mediterranean and Red Sea sides.
While the owner of the airbase still can’t be independently verified, for better or worse it promises to reshape Red Sea dynamics once completed.
UN humanitarian agency says the risk of large-scale famine in the Arab world’s poorest country “has never been more acute."
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