Red Sea

Iran confirms its ship Saviz was attacked in Red Sea

Iran’s foreign ministry said on Wednesday that an Iranian vessel, the Saviz, had been targeted in the Red Sea, a day after media reports that the ship had been attacked with limpet mines. "The explosion occurred on Tuesday …

Iran cargo ship attacked in Red Sea

An Iranian cargo ship has come under attack in the Red Sea, Al Arabiya TV reported on Tuesday, quoting unnamed sources, and semi-official Iranian news agency Tasnim said the vessel was targeted by a limpet mine. Al Arabiya cited the …

Why is Russia establishing a naval base in Sudan?

Russia’s first overseas naval base since the collapse of the USSR, demonstrates a desire to restore its global naval presence and bolster its geo-strategic foothold in the region, TRT World writes in the article Why is Russia establishing a naval base in Sudan? Russia signed a 25-year agreement with Sudan on Tuesday to establish a naval base in Port Sudan on the Red Sea coast

 Iran's oil tanker breaks down in Red Sea - media

An Iranian oil tanker has broken down in the Red Sea but the crew are safe and repairs are underway, Iran's state news agency IRNA reported. "The ship's crew are fixing the defect and the vessel is in a stable condition …