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Russian air carriers ready for flights to Egypt

Russian airlines are ready to resume flights to Egyptian resort towns, air carriers said on Thursday.  "S7 is ready to resume flights to this destination. We will prepare a flight program and request appropriate authorizations …

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Egypt receives first batch of Sputnik V vaccine

Egyptian health authorities announced receiving on Thursday morning the first batch of Russia’s Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine, Egypt Independent reports. 210,000 doses touched down at Cairo International Airport, according to the …

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Russian woman dies in road accident in Egypt

A minibus with Russian tourists travelling from Cairo to Hurghada collided with a car on Wednesday, killing one woman, police sources said. Overall, ten Russian nationals were inside the vehicle, including three children. Two opted out …

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Ceasefire between Israel and Hamas enters into force

A ceasefire between Israel and Palestinian groups controlling the Gaza Strip entered into force on Friday at 2 a.m. local time. Al-Aqsa TV reports that the "resistance victory" is being celebrated in the Gaza Strip, while …

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Turkey and Egypt start dialogue after  long crisis in relations

Closer ties between Turkey and Egypt will make a significant contribution to regional peace and development, senior Turkish officials have said underlining the positive atmosphere in recent "frank and in-depth" diplomatic talks to mend ties broken over a decade

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Foreign tourists stuck in ancient fortress near Borjomi

According to the Georgian Emergency Management Service, tourists from Great Britain and Egypt were stuck in the mountains near Borjomi, in the ancient fortress of Gogias Tsikhe. It is clarified that foreign tourists decided to climb the …

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Where Northern Sea Route leads Russia

Russia defines the Northern Sea Route as a shipping lane from the Kara Sea to the Pacific Ocean, specifically running along the Russian Arctic coast from Kara Gates strait between the Barents Sea and the Kara Sea, along Siberia, to the Bering Strait. According to Eurasian Times, Moscow seems to be slowly and steadily playing its geopolitical game in the Arctic, by emphasizing the importance of the accessibility to Arctic ports and further developing the shipping lanes of the Northern Sea Route (NSR), connecting the Pacific and Atlantic.With the active support of China in this game, Russia is now wooing Japan and South Korea, with the obvious aim of weakening the US plans in the construct of the Indo-Pacific

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Egypt confiscates Suez-blocking ship

An Egyptian court has ruled that the Ever Given container ship be seized until its owner pays $900 million to the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) in compensation for blocking the critical waterway for almost one week, the Shorouk News newspaper …

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Another tanker briefly runs aground in Suez Canal

Another ship has briefly run aground in the Suez Canal, an informed source said. "Indeed, the ship ran aground a little, but the incident is over and the ship is already underway," the source said, adding that it would take …

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