Posts Tagged ‘Red Sea’

Egyypt:One dead, 12 injured in Egyptian ferry fire in Red Sea

Thursday, November 3, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Nov. 3 ,2011

AMMAN, Nov. 3 (Xinhua) — A man drowned and another 12 passengers were injured when an Egyptian ferry caught fire Thursday in the Red Sea, a source at the Jordanian Civil Defense Department said. Read more…

Sudan:Nearly 200 feared dead in boat accident off Sudan

Wednesday, July 6, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  July 6,2011
KHARTOUM, July 6 (Xinhua) — Some 200 African migrants were feared to have been killed when their boat sank Tuesday off Sudan’s coast, a Sudanese news agency reported. Read more…

Arab economic summit opens in Egypt to speed up economic integration

Wednesday, January 19, 2011 Comments off

 Laaska News January 19,2011.
SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt, Jan. 19 (Xinhua) — Arab leaders gathered Wednesday in Egypt’s Red Sea resort Sharm el-Sheikh for the second Arab Economic, Development and Social Summit, which is set to tackle economic challenges facing the Arab world and speed up regional economic integration. Read more…

ETHIOPIA: Another Soviet Push for Power – 1978 Ogaden War

Friday, January 14, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News January 14,2011.
Time Monday, Feb. 06, 1978

A couple of simmering wars get a lot hotter

The echoes of Angola are unmistakable: a prolonged and bitter civil war, a
Soviet airlift of arms in support of an unstable military regime, increasing numbers of Russian and Cuban advisers, ragtag battalions of tribesmen bloodying each other with modern weapons supplied by outside powers. Now the battlefield is Ethiopia and the high-stakes pawn is the strategic Horn of Africa, which commands the shipping routes through the Red Sea and the Indian Ocean. Read more…