Forces from the UAE, Bahrain, Israel and the US Naval Forces Central Command began a multilateral maritime security operations exercise in the Red Sea to "enhance interoperability".
Under a settlement deal, MV Ever Given ship moves towards the Mediterranean Sea after Cairo and the vessel’s Japanese owner reach an agreement on an undisclosed compensation amount.
Suez Canal Authority held the giant ship and its crew in a lake between two stretches of the waterway since it was dislodged on March 29, amid a dispute over a demand for compensation.
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.
Japanese-owned, Taiwanese-operated and Panama-flagged ship moved to unobstructive anchorage in Suez Canal, after it was freed on March 29, “due to its failure to pay $900 million” compensation to waterway authorities.
Massive spending to upgrade the Suez Canal hasn't done anything to stop incidents like the Ever Given last month. So what exactly was the point again?
Egypt's Suez canal Authority warns the ship and its cargo will not be allowed leave if the issue of damages goes to court.
As the Arctic cap thaws thanks to global warming, Russia seeks to promote an alternative trading route after the recent blockage in one of the world's most strategic waterways.
When blame gets assigned, it could turn into years of litigation over the costs of repairing the ship, fixing the canal and reimbursing those who saw their cargo shipments disrupted.
Helped by the peak of high tide, a flotilla of tugboats managed to wrench the bulbous bow of the skyscraper-sized Ever Given from the canal's sandy bank, where it had been firmly lodged since last Tuesday.
Suez Canal salvage teams alternate between dredging and tugging to dislodge a massive container ship blocking the busy waterway since Tuesday.
The first victims were laid to rest early as the president pledged tough punishment for those responsible for the crash.
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