Second woman killed in shark attack in Egypt's Red Sea

Second woman killed in shark attack in Egypt's Red Sea

Two women were killed in shark attacks in Egypt's Red Sea, south of the city of Hurghada, the Egyptian Ministry of Environment said on Sunday.

UN warns of locust surge on both sides of Red Sea

UN warns of locust surge on both sides of Red Sea

A locust outbreak in Sudan and Eritrea is spreading rapidly along both sides of the Red Sea to Saudi Arabia and Egypt, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization said on Friday, flagging a possible threat to crops and food security.

Shark kills Czech tourist swimming in waters off Egypt

Shark kills Czech tourist swimming in waters off Egypt

The man died 20 kilometres north of Marsa Alam city as "a result of an attack by a shark", city council chairman General Atef Wagdy told AFP.

Yemen pro-govt forces seize Hodeida airport from rebels

Yemen pro-govt forces seize Hodeida airport from rebels

The airport is disused but housed a major rebel base just inland from the coast road into the city from the south.

Ronaldo fires Madrid four points clear at the top

Ronaldo fires Madrid four points clear at the top

Real Madrid extended their La Liga lead to four points and still have a game in hand over their title rivals as Cristiano Ronaldo was on target in a 3-0 win over Real Sociedad at the Santiago Bernabeu.

Top Egypt court rejects islands transfer to Saudi

Top Egypt court rejects islands transfer to Saudi

Egypt's top administrative court upheld on Monday a ruling voiding a government agreement to hand over two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia in deal that sparked rare protests.

US military strikes Yemen after missile attacks on ship

US military strikes Yemen after missile attacks on ship

The US military launched cruise missile strikes on Thursday to knock out three coastal radar sites in areas of Yemen controlled by Iran-aligned Houthi forces, retaliating after failed missile attacks this week on a US Navy destroyer, US officials said.

Arab coalition targets Houthi forces after ship attack

Arab coalition targets Houthi forces after ship attack

Arab coalition forces have launched operations against militia boats of Yemen's Houthi group that struck a civilian logistics ship on a humanitarian voyage in a strategic Red Sea shipping lane, the Saudi-led alliance said.