A total of 197 people died Tuesday after the boat carrying them caught fire in the Red Sea off Sudan, the state-run Sudanese Media Center reported.
The Somali pirates who hijacked an Egyptian ship nearly 10 months ago have released it and the crew of 23 after receiving an air-dropped ransom of $2.3 million, officials said Tuesday.
Yemeni security forces opened fire on protesters in Taiz on Monday, killing at least six and injuring hundreds, a medical official in the southwestern city said.
There are several good reasons to release the photographs of Osama bin Laden's body: First, to end the debate in the world of conspiracy theory, one the administration's countervailing story lines have helped fuel.
The Egyptian crisis has sent oil prices to a 2-year high above $92 a barrel, up 5.5% in two trading sessions, due to concern the turmoil could spread to Middle East nations that are bigger crude producers.
On the day when much of the world was marking Christmas, I traveled with friends to a remote location deep in the Eastern desert in Egypt. Nestled in an oasis within the Red Sea Mountains is one of the world's oldest inhabited monasteries: The Coptic Orthodox St. Anthony's Monastery.
Beaches along Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, are closed after a series of shark attacks that included one tourist's death.
Tourists visiting an Egyptian resort have been warned to be alert after a series of shark attacks that have left one woman dead and several people seriously injured.
The U.S. Embassy in Jordan warned Wednesday that "credible information" has been received about a possible imminent threat in the region of the Gulf of Aqaba, the branch of the Red Sea that lies between Egypt, Israel, Jordan, and Saudi Arabia.
One person was killed and five others injured when a rocket landed in front of a hotel Monday in the city of Aqaba, Jordan, the official Jordanian news agency, Petra, reported.
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Pirates have hijacked a Marshall Islands-flagged ship in the southern Red Sea, the European Union Naval Force Somalia said Monday.
Three crew members were killed when a luxury cruise ship crashed into a pier on Friday in Sharm el-Sheikh, an Egyptian resort along the Red Sea, state-run Nile TV reported.
On the eastern shore of the Red Sea at Thuwal, about an hour north of Mecca lies the 14 square mile campus of Saudi Arabia's newest university, KAUST.
Bob O'Dell, one of the principal designers of the new King Abdullah University for Science and Technology shows us around the campus.
Diva Beyonce Knowles strutting her stuff in the conservative Middle East?
A 12-year-old Yemeni girl, who was forced into marriage, died during a painful childbirth that also killed her baby, a children's rights group said Monday.
A 12-year-old Yemeni girl died during a prolonged childbirth that also killed her baby. CNN's Mohammed Jamjoom reports.
Somali pirates have released a Malaysian tugboat and 11 crew members after holding them for more than seven months, an international business group reported Monday.
Somali pirates released a German cargo ship Saturday that they have held since May, the German Foreign Ministry said.
A Belgian ship and its crew captured by Somali pirates two months ago have been released, the Belgium government said Sunday.
A top executive for the company which built the flight data recorder aboard Air France Flight 447 says he hopes his firm's 100 percent recovery record from air accidents will be maintained despite concerns the device may be lost at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean.
Somali pirates freed a Nigerian tugboat they seized 10 months ago, and the Dutch navy frigate De Zeven Provincien was escorting it to a safe harbor, the Dutch Defense Ministry said Saturday.
A sudden surge of pirate attacks off the coast of eastern Somalia in recent days has prompted the U.S. military to put out a new alert to mariners, warning of increased danger in the region.
Fourteen people were missing after a cargo ship sank Monday in Egyptian waters, Red Sea Gov. Majdi Al Qubaisi told Egyptian television.
The U.S. Embassy in Yemen warned Americans there Monday it has received a report of a possible attack against its compound in Sanaa.
The U.S. Navy has started a force to battle pirates attacking ships in and near the Gulf of Aden off Somalia's coast, the U.S. Fifth Fleet said Thursday.
CNN's Paula Hancocks reports on a horrific bus accident near a resort town in Israel.
At least 24 Russian tourists have been killed in one of Israel's deadliest traffic accidents when their bus plunged down a ravine, throwing nearly all of the passengers out of the vehicle.
Pirates have released a Yemeni cargo ship without receiving a ransom after negotiations with local elders, a Somali official said Wednesday.
More than $150 million has been paid to pirates around the Horn of Africa over the past 12 months, Kenya's foreign minister said Friday.
It's been a busy, profitable week for Somali pirates: They hijacked one South Korean bulk carrier Wednesday, released another South Korean cargo ship Thursday and let a hijacked Thai ship go Saturday
Needing jobs and housing for its next generation, the desert kingdom has launched an ambitious plan to build five new cities simultaneously
At least 33 people have been killed as fighting rages in the volatile Somali capital of Mogadishu, residents and media reports said on Monday.
Archaeologists will excavate hundreds of fragments of an ancient Egyptian wooden boat entombed in an underground chamber next to Giza's Great Pyramid
Pirates have released a German cargo ship and its crew of 14 after holding them for nearly six weeks, the vessel's owner said Wednesday.
The glare of the global spotlight on the Middle East this week almost outshone the shimmering sun reflecting off the Red Sea.
Colin Darch was piloting his slow-moving tugboat out of the Red Sea close to Somalia when heavily armed pirates sped up next to him screaming and firing weapons.
As the frequency of piracy on the high seas grows, many ship owners aren't willing to wait for the navy to help them out
A French navy vessel is in pursuit of a luxury yacht which pirates seized off the coast of Somalia a day earlier, the French Foreign Ministry said Saturday.
An American cargo ship under contract to the U.S. Navy opened fire on a small Egyptian boat while moving through the Suez Canal, the U.S. military said Tuesday
It's the same every year -- we've all made them with the best of intentions, then forget all about them. 2008 will be different as we gear up to make some resolutions for the business traveler. This month, Richard Quest is in Egypt by the Red Sea -- it's one of the top 5 destinations that frequent fliers cash in their air miles for especially during this time of year. Some winter sun is a great way to start the year right.
CNN's Richard Quest reports from Sharm El Sheikh in Egypt, on how to spend your air miles.
One of the loudest criticisms of boxing -- usually levied by advocates of mixed martial arts -- is that the sport is dominated by aging stars. For the most part, the critics are correct. Oscar de la Hoya (34), Floyd Mayweather (30), Wladimir Klitschko (31) and Shane Mosley (36) are all on the wrong side of 30. They are also still the biggest draws, with De La Hoya-Mayweather breaking every box office record and Klitschko leveling every young fighter left dangling in his path.
NATO ships rescued two survivors and spotted three bodies off the coast of a small Red Sea island Monday morning, following a spectacular volcanic eruption the night before, a NATO commander said.
CNN's Max Foster speaks with Canadian Navy spokesman Ken Allan about what was spotted from the eruption.
Katherine Winter, played by Hilary Swank in her dutiful-yuppie-good-listener mode, is a former minister, and now a professor, who travels the world defusing the lustrous credibility of miracles. Swank must know the feeling: She has won two Academy Awards, and she's still doing movies like "The Reaping."
A gun battle broke out Thursday near a prison in the Red Sea port city of Jeddah, and two security guards were killed, the Saudi government said.
On the day suicide bombers blew themselves up in the Egyptian Red Sea resort of Dahab, I switched the TV in the Atlanta anchor office to Egyptian television. I wanted to see how local media were covering the news of the triple bombing that killed at least 18 people and wounded dozens more on April 24th.
Two suicide bombers attempted to attack a multinational force vehicle and a police command post in the northern part of the Sinai Peninsula, an Egyptian government spokesman says.
Egyptian officials say several people have been arrested following three deadly explosions at a Red Sea resort town, while a terrorism expert has predicted there will be more attacks in the region.
Twenty-three people, including three foreigners, were killed and 62 others were wounded Monday in terrorist bombings in the Egyptian Red Sea resort town of Dahab, the Egyptian interior minister said.
You're sitting on the porch," says Caroline Rose Hunt, 83, rolling her vowels charmingly, "where they used to sit out here and sweat."
At least 57 bodies have been recovered by Friday in the Persian Gulf off Bahrain after a cruise boat carrying 137 people capsized the night before.
At least 63 passengers were rescued -- and the bodies of 51 others recovered -- after a passenger ferry carrying about 135 people on a company outing capsized and sank Thursday night in a narrow channel off the Bahrain coast, officials said.
A crew member of the ferry that sank Friday in the Red Sea said Sunday water used to extinguish a fire aboard caused the ship to list in heavy winds.
Egypt's transport minister has said a blaze aboard an Egyptian ferry set off a sequence of events that led it to sink Friday in the Red Sea, causing what officials fear may be around 1,000 deaths.
Rescuers who plucked more than 340 people from the chilly Red Sea were continuing to search the water Saturday for hundreds of other people feared dead after an Egyptian ferry sank with about 1,400 people on board.
An aging Egyptian passenger ferry loaded to near capacity with about 1,400 people and dozens of vehicles sank Friday in the Red Sea, an official said.
Rescuers are seeking survivors after an Egyptian ferry with about 1,400 people on board sank in the Red Sea.
If the television show "Jeopardy" were written by Sunday school teachers, the result might be "The Bible Game," a new trivia game for the PlayStation 2, Xbox and Game Boy Advance that casts players as contestants in a game show about the Old Testament.
A surge in oil refinery investment is under way overseas, which could make the United States more reliant on imports of refined products like gasoline and heating oil in coming years, according to a published report.
Somali pirates attacked five ships in the past week in a sharp rise of banditry apparently orchestrated by a mysterious "mothership" prowling the busy Indian Ocean corridor, shipping experts said Friday.
An al Qaeda-linked group has claimed responsibility for rocket attacks Friday that targeted but missed two U.S. military ships in the Jordanian Red Sea port of Aqaba.
Five Pakistani men being sought by Egyptian authorities are not connected to Saturday's bombings in the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, Egyptian officials said Tuesday.
Investigators in Egypt searched Saturday for bodies and clues after near-simultaneous bombings at the Red Sea resort city of Sharm el-Sheikh, attacks that killed at least 83 people and injured more than 200 others.
Egyptian security forces on Sunday were sweeping the Sinai peninsula and rounding up Bedouins as part of their investigation into three bombings that killed 84 people and wounded more than 200 in the Red Sea resort city of Sharm el-Sheikh.
(CNN) -- The sky lit up right after midnight as three separate bombs exploded in the Egyptian Red Sea resort Sharm-el Sheikh, killing scores and wounding many more.
Inter Milan's pre-season tour of England will begin as scheduled, Italian officials said on Sunday.
Three terrorist bombs killed at least 83 people and injured more than 200 others in the Red Sea resort city of Sharm el-Sheikh, Egyptian authorities said Saturday.
Deadly explosions that rocked the Egyptian city of Sharm el-Sheikh on Saturday may be linked to a series of bomb blasts last October in the Red Sea resort of Taba, Egypt's interior minister said.
A French citizen wounded in last week's explosion in Cairo has died, according to the French foreign ministry.
An obscure Islamic group has claimed responsibility for a bombing in the heart of old Cairo Thursday that killed three people, including one American.
Investigators believe three car bombs driven by three suicide bombers were responsible for the blasts that killed at least 34 people last week in the Red Sea tourist area of Taba, an Israeli security source said Monday.
A Bedouin has confessed to selling explosives to a man before Thursday's deadly bombings targeting Israeli vacationers in the Red Sea resort of Taba, according to an Egyptian security source.
Rescuers are searching the wreckage of a Red Sea hotel for survivors after a series of bomb blasts at Egyptian vacation spots frequented by Israelis.
A top Israeli official says he suspects al Qaeda is to blame for the bombings of three Egyptian resorts popular with Israelis that killed at least 26 people and wounded dozens more.
Four attackers entered a Saudi compound and opened fire on workers Saturday, killing six, Saudi officials said.
Saudi Arabian state television reported Thursday that three militants thought to be on the country's most-wanted list were killed in a fierce gunfight in the Red Sea coastal city of Jeddah.
A remote-controlled French mini sub retrieved the voice cockpit recorder of an Egyptian charter plane that crashed January 3 killing all aboard, the head of the Egyptian investigating team said.
An unmanned French Navy "Scorpio" submarine has recovered the flight data recorder from the wreckage of an Egyptian airliner about 1,000 meters under the Red Sea, Egyptian officials said Saturday.
Memorial services have been held for the victims of last weekend's crash of an Egyptian charter jet that went down in the Red Sea.
French naval teams have located the second flight data recorder from the wreckage of an Egyptian airliner in the Red Sea.
A French admiral says the flight data recorder from a charter jet that crashed last weekend is believed to be located deeper than searchers can dive.
A robotic submarine from the French navy is scouring the waters of the Red Sea, looking for debris and bodies at the site of a weekend charter plane crash that killed 148 people.
Flash Airlines, which operated a chartered Boeing 737 that crashed in the Red Sea off Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, was banned by Switzerland in 2002 over technical worries, the country's office of aviation said Sunday.
France's deputy minister of foreign affairs has tossed flowers into the Red Sea over the site of a deadly charter plane crash that killed at least 148 people.
Distraught family members gathered at Charles de Gaulle airport outside Paris for word on the fate of their loved ones aboard a Boeing 737 that crashed into the Red Sea off Egypt.
Officials said they expected to find no survivors among the 148 people who were aboard a charter plane that crashed Saturday in the deep waters of the Red Sea off the Egyptian resort of Sharm el-Sheikh.
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