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The Ever Given will not be allowed to leave Egypt until its Japanese owner pays compensation for the Suez Canal blockage.

The Japanese owner of the massive container ship that blocked the Suez Canal for days has asked cargo owners to chip in to share the cost of damages.

Israel and Iran's escalating shadow war at sea

Thomas O. Falk

Israel and Iran's escalating shadow war at sea

Analysis: Israel and Iran have been engaged in a covert war for years. Now ships are coming under attack at sea.

<em>Suez</em> megaship owner haggles over $900m release demand

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Suez megaship owner haggles over $900m release demand

Negotiations are underway between the Suez Canal authorities and the owners of the ship that blocked the passage for a number of days, ...

Egypt 'seizes' megaship over nearly $1bn <em>Suez</em> claim

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Egypt 'seizes' megaship over nearly $1bn Suez claim

A megaship which blocked Egypt's Suez Canal and crippled world trade for nearly a week has been 'seized' on court orders.

The New Arab

The Iraq Report: US troop withdrawal boosts Iranian ambitions

Iran views US reticence to continue operating in Iraq not only as a sign of weakness but as an opportunity to further cement its hold and power over Iraqi affairs.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Suez Canal blockage to weigh heavily on reinsurers

The blockage caused by the grounding of the Ever Given held up an estimated $400 million per hour in international trade. Insurers are expected ...

The New Arab Staff

Egypt's first female ship captain accused of 'blocking Suez'

Egypt's first female ship captain was the topic of a false internet rumour that accused her of blocking the Suez Canal.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Turkey detains 10 retired admirals over 'coup' allegations

Turkey has detained 10 retired admirals over claims they are calling for a coup over an open letter criticising the proposed Istanbul canal.

Turkey slams admirals' warning over Bosphorus treaty

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Turkey slams admirals' warning over Bosphorus treaty

103 retired Turkish admirals signed an open letter warning that developing a shipping canal in Istanbul could endanger the 1936 Montreux ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Egypt's 'grandiose' Golden Parade carries pharaohs to new home

Egypt held a "grandiose spectacle" to transfer mummified remains of 22 pharaohs to a new resting place on Saturday.

Canal Authority says <em>Suez</em> backlog cleared

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Canal Authority says Suez backlog cleared

By the time the MV Ever Given was refloated on Monday, the backlog of ships in the Suez Canal had reached more than 400 vessels.

March of the mummies: Egypt readies for pharaohs' parade

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

March of the mummies: Egypt readies for pharaohs' parade

Cairo is to host a parade of mummified ancient kings and queens, as they travel to the National Museum of Egyptian Civilisation.

Traffic jam eases further in <em>Suez</em> after ship unblocked

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Traffic jam eases further in Suez after ship unblocked

Around 200 ships are still waiting to transit through the canal.

Egypt could claim $1bn in compensation for <em>Suez</em> ship

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Egypt could claim $1bn in compensation for Suez ship

Egypt's Suez Canal Authority says the Ever Given will only be allowed to continue its voyage once compensation - possibly amounting to ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Experts examine bottom of ship stuck in Suez

Divers are taking a look at the underside of the massive ship that blocked the Suez Canal last week.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Egypt's commerce reputation survives Suez blockage: analysts

Despite the blocking of the famed Suez Canal, the waterway remains a vital passage for ships and cargo.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

In stark warning, Egypt leader says Nile water ‘untouchable'

President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi has warned Ethiopia not to take Egypt’s share of the Nile water when building the giant Renaissance Dam.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Egypt's Sisi promises investment to avoid another Suez closure

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi pledged investment to avoid any repetition of the Suez Canal's closure.

Egypt's Sisi warns Ethiopia dam risks 'unimaginable instability'

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Egypt's Sisi warns Ethiopia dam risks 'unimaginable instability'

The dispute over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) has been simmering for around a decade and mediation attempts with downstream Egypt ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

With ship now freed, probe into Suez blockage begins

Stuck for days across the canal, the ship's middle rose and fell with the tide, bending up and down under the tremendous weight of some 20,000 ...

Oil prices ease after <em>Suez</em> Canal traffic resumes

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Oil prices ease after Suez Canal traffic resumes

As traffic resumed in the Suez canal after the MV Ever Given, that was blocking it since Tuesday, was freed, global oil prices eased.

Iran offers alternative shipping route after <em>Suez</em> blockage

The New Arab Staff

Iran offers alternative shipping route after Suez blockage

Iran has put forward an alternative route for transporting oil and goods, after the Suez Canal was blocked for a week.

Joy as megaship refloated, <em>Suez</em> Canal traffic resumes

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Joy as megaship refloated, Suez Canal traffic resumes

After six days stuck, blocking the Suez canal, the cargo ship MV Ever Given was eventually freed and the canal reopened to traffic.

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