Red sea

Red Sea Global signs 25-year agreement with Masdar and France's EDF
Contract follows independent public-private partnership model
September 11, 2023, 12:00 PM
Blue holes off Saudi Arabia to top 'every scuba diver's bucket list'
Scientists studying three of more than 20 cavernous phenomena in the area
Saudi Arabia
September 05, 2023, 3:00 AM
Thousands of US forces reach Red Sea to protect regional shipping
Arrival comes days after reports said Washington was considering sending armed personnel to Strait of Hormuz
August 07, 2023, 6:23 PM
Egypt opens underwater military exhibit to lure divers away from fragile Red Sea coral
New coral reefs expected to grow on tanks and military equipment submerged near the city of Hurghada
August 03, 2023, 2:10 PM
Equinox to open its third hotel in Saudi Arabia's Amaala
The property will have 128 rooms and two luxury penthouses
July 29, 2023, 1:28 PM
Shark that killed man in Red Sea to be displayed in Egypt museum
Animal was caught and taxidermised following the incident, which prompted the closure of 60km of beaches
June 14, 2023, 11:20 AM
Three British tourists declared dead after Egypt boat fire in Red Sea
Group missing since Sunday, when diving vessel caught fire north of Marsa Alam resort
June 12, 2023, 11:49 AM
What can you do to avoid a shark attack?
Expert shares advice after Russian man was killed in Hurghada, Egypt
June 11, 2023, 10:56 AM
36 passengers rescued after speed boat capsizes in Egypt's Red Sea
Passengers included 26 Polish tourists, eight crew members and two tour guides
June 07, 2023, 11:42 AM
Sudan evacuation was a test of nerves as checkpoints deal hung in balance
Thousands of foreign citizens still trapped in the country after diplomatic staff were evacuated
April 24, 2023, 5:28 PM
Saudi Arabia's Acwa Power to develop $677.3 million desalination project on Red Sea coast
Project's financial close is expected during the third quarter of this year
April 14, 2023, 11:50 AM
Orascom signs $151m deal with Egypt government and settles environmental charges
The master agreement permits the developer to carry out key changes to its El Gouna project
February 15, 2023, 12:01 PM
Female Arab directors Haifaa Al Mansour and Kaouther Ben Hania win Saudi film grants
The directors' features are among 36 works from the Middle East and Africa to receive Red Sea Fund grants
Film & TV
January 19, 2023, 10:05 AM
FSO Safer: Plans to salvage rusting oil tanker delayed by rising shipping costs
The stricken ship, carrying 1.1 million barrels of oil, is at risk of sinking
January 18, 2023, 6:38 AM
Saudi Arabia's Sheybarah island takes delivery of first batch of luxury pods
Sustainable resort island will be powered by a solar farm, with fresh water supplied by a solar-powered desalination plant
January 05, 2023, 12:31 PM
Egypt assumes command of naval task force in the Red Sea
Ceremony marks move that reflects Arab nation's maritime strength
December 13, 2022, 1:51 PM
Saudi Arabia's Red Sea Global to develop megaprojects and add $8.8bn to kingdom's economy
The new entity will be in charge of more than a dozen projects and create 120,000 jobs
October 25, 2022, 12:24 PM
Lewis Pugh to attempt 160km swim across Red Sea for Cop27
British-South African endurance swimmer is calling attention to devastating effects of global warming on coral reefs
October 10, 2022, 2:29 PM
Jordan's navy thwarts drug smuggling attempt from Red Sea
Seaborne trafficking attempt is unusual. as most narcotics enter the country through land border with Syria
October 03, 2022, 2:42 PM
Meet the team who unearthed artefacts from sunken Red Sea ship
Mapping project expected to lead to many other discoveries in the area
September 09, 2022, 7:07 AM