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Edouard Waintrop Joins Saudi Arabia’s Red Sea Film Festival as Artistic Director

French film critic Edouard Waintrop, a former Cannes Directors’ Fortnight chief, has joined Saudi Arabia’s nascent Red Sea International Film Festival as artistic director. Waintrop, who between 2012 and 2018 headed the independently run Cannes section, had previously been an advisor to the ambitious Red Sea fest which, after a delay due to coronavirus, is […]
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Edouard Waintrop Joins Saudi Arabia’s Red Sea Film Festival as Artistic Director (EXCLUSIVE)

French film critic Edouard Waintrop, a former Cannes Directors’ Fortnight chief, has joined Saudi Arabia’s nascent Red Sea International Film Festival as artistic director. Waintrop, who between 2012 and 2018 headed the independently run Cannes section, had previously been an advisor to the ambitious Red Sea fest which, after a delay due to coronavirus, is […]
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A container ship owned by the same company as the Ever Given was turned away from Asian ports after its captain died on board 2 months ago

The Ever Given container ship is seen in the Suez Canal. Suez Canal Authority via AP The captain of the Ital Libera container ship died in April during a COVID-19 outbreak on board. The ship was subsequently turned away from multiple Asian ports. It is now sailing to the captain's home country of Italy to repatriate his body. See more stories on Insider's business page. A container ship owned by the same company as the Ever Given - the ship that blocked the Suez Canal - is sailing...
Tags: Transportation, Asia, News, China, Trends, Ap, Taiwan, Egypt, South Africa, Italy, News UK, Jakarta, Durban, Ministry Of Foreign Affairs, Suez Canal, Red Sea


How Egyptian Papyrus Is Made: Watch Artisans Keep a 5,000-Year-Old Art Alive

In 2013, French Egyptologist Pierre Tallet discovered in an excavation site near the Red Sea “entire rolls of papyrus, some a few feet long and still relatively intact, written in hieroglyphics as well as hieratic, the cursive script the ancient Egyptians used for everyday communication,” Alexander Stille writes at Smithsonian. The scrolls contained the “Diary of Merer,” the journals of an official who led a transportation crew, and who observed the building of the largest of the pyramid...
Tags: Art, Facebook, College, History, Egypt, Smithsonian, Pliny, Red Sea, Josh Jones, Durham NC Follow, Pierre Tallet, Tallet, Harvard 's Digital Giza Project, Alexander Stille, University of Michigan Libraries


ACWA Power signs MOU with Neutral Fuels on regenerative Red Sea tourism project

In Saudi Arabia, ACWA Power, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Neutral Fuels for future collaboration on the supply of its Net Zero Biofuel for Saudi Arabia’s most ambitious regenerative tourism project on the Red Sea coast. The ACWA Power-led consortium was awarded The Red Sea Development Company’s highest value contract to design, build, operate and transfer The Red Sea Project’s sustainable utilities infrastructure in November 2020. Once complete, the destination will become...
Tags: Saudi Arabia, MOU, Red Sea, ACWA Power, Fuels, Neutral Fuels, Red Sea Development Company, Red Sea Project, Net Zero Biofuel, ACWA Power Neutral Fuels


Sea cucumber crime is a thing, and this is where it’s happening

Long a delicacy in China and East Asia, sea cucumbers are now also becoming a rarity worldwide.India has outlawed the trade, inaugurated a marine reserve, and put together a law enforcement task force.But the trade remains legal in Sri Lanka, which has become the hub for widespread "seafood laundering." Adam's (or Rama's) Bridge between India (left) and Sri Lanka, as captured from the Space Shuttle Endeavour in 1994.Credit: NASA, public domain.The string of li...
Tags: Maps, Medicine, China, India, Nasa, Conservation, Innovation, Sri Lanka, East Asia, Yucatan, Red Sea, Rama, Adam, Bay of Bengal, Lakshadweep, Eiffel Towers


#Saudi Jeddah Port Eyes Overseas Deals After Wealth Fund Backing - Bloomberg

Saudi Jeddah Port Eyes Overseas Deals After Wealth Fund Backing - Bloomberg The operator of Saudi Arabia’s Red Sea Gateway Terminal is looking to invest in ports in Africa and the Middle East, following backing from the kingdom’s sovereign wealth fund.The RSGT plans to invest in at least three international ports in the next five years, with each investment totaling as much as $500 million, port chief Jens Floe said. It’s also aiming to spend up to $1.7 billion developing its main port in Jedd...
Tags: Travel, Saudi Arabia, Africa, Bloomberg, Middle East, Jeddah, Red Sea, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Public Investment Fund, Cosco Shipping Ports, Red Sea Gateway Terminal, RSGT, Jens Floe, Floe


Sudan Declares State of Emergency in Coastal State After Tribal Violence

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudan declared a state of emergency and imposed a night curfew in some parts of the coastal Red Sea state on Monday, after...
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Saudi-Led Coalition Destroys Marine Mine by Yemen's Houthis in Red Sea -State TV

CAIRO (Reuters) - The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen said on Monday it discovered and destroyed a marine mine planted by Iran-aligned...
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Deep and extreme: Microbes thrive in transition

A lot happens and changes within a thin one-meter-thick transition layer between deep Red Sea water and an expansive underlying brine lake.
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Carey off to flying start in Egypt

David Carey. Credit: Tristan Jones Alps Tour — David Carey made six birdies in a five-under 67 to lie just three shots off the lead after the opening round of the Alps Tour’s Ein Bay Open in Egypt.The Dubliner is tied for fifth at Sokhna Golf Club on the north shores of the Red Sea behind Spain’s Angel Hidalgo Portillo and defending champion Lars Keun...
Tags: Spain, Sport, Egypt, Netherlands, Golf, Portillo, Red Sea, Carey, Naas, David Carey, Sokhna Golf Club, JONATHAN YATES, Alps Tour, Lars Keunen, Simon Bryan, Hidalgo Portillo


#Saudi Ultra-Luxury Project May Raise Up to $2.7 Billion in 2022 - Bloomberg

Saudi Ultra-Luxury Project May Raise Up to $2.7 Billion in 2022 - Bloomberg Saudi Arabia’s ultra-luxury Amaala tourism project may raise up to 10 billion riyals ($2.7 billion) next year as the kingdom presses on with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s program to diversify the economy.Amaala, on the northwestern coast of Saudi Arabia, won’t tap markets until next year, Chief Executive Officer John Pagano said in an interview on the sidelines of Arabian Travel Market in Dubai.The numbers haven’t...
Tags: Travel, Saudi Arabia, Bloomberg, Dubai, Belgium, North West, Mohammed bin Salman, Red Sea, Pagano, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, John Pagano, Riyadh Jeddah, Bloomberg Saudi Arabia, NEOM, Amaala, Red Sea Development Co


Djibouti: A Sea Of Opportunities - Inventa International

Djibouti is one of the smallest countries in Africa. Its strength lies in its location at the southern entrance to the Red Sea and the fact that it is adjacent to some of the world's busiest...
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The US is wary of China's military ambitions in Africa

China officially launched its first overseas military base in the Djibouti in August 2017. YouTube/CGTN The top US commander in Africa recently said China's new naval pier in Djibouti could support an aircraft carrier. China's peacekeeping deployments in Africa are seen as a potential excuse to build up its military presence on the continent. See more stories on Insider's business page. With a population of under 1 million, Djibouti on the Horn of Africa is one of the smalle...
Tags: Congress, Washington, China, Russia, Africa, US, Trends, Beijing, Atlantic, Britain, United States, Xi Jinping, Italy, Arctic, Mali, Libya


Major cruise line to set sail from Saudi Arabia this year

MSC Cruises is launching voyages in the Red Sea later this year, becoming the first major cruise line to operate out of Saudi Arabia.
Tags: Saudi Arabia, Cnn, Red Sea


#SaudiArabia Considers Starting a Homegrown Electric-Car Maker - Bloomberg

Saudi Arabia Considers Starting a Homegrown Electric-Car Maker - Bloomberg Saudi Arabia has hired advisers including Boston Consulting Group to explore establishing its own domestic electric-car maker, according to people familiar with the matter.The project is linked to existing plans to build up automotive infrastructure in the country and boost local manufacturing, said the people, who asked not to be identified because the deliberations aren’t public.A spokesperson for Saudi Arabia’s sover...
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An ocean 13 million years in the making

A detailed analysis combining seafloor mapping and earthquake and gravity data shows that the oceanic crust under the Red Sea is older than previously thought.
Tags: Science, Red Sea


MIDEAST STOCKS Major Gulf markets end mixed as petchems boost #Qatar | Reuters

MIDEAST STOCKS Major Gulf markets end mixed as petchems boost Qatar | Reuters Major stock markets in the Gulf closed mixed on Tuesday, with petrochemical shares boosting the Qatari index.In Qatar, the benchmark (.QSI) rose 0.6%, led by a 2.9% increase in Industries Qatar (IQCD.QA), extending gains from the previous session when the petrochemical maker reported a higher net profit for the quarter ended March 31.Mesaieed Petrochemical (MPHC.QA) jumped 4.2%, ahead of its first-quarter earnings ...
Tags: Travel, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, SNB, Gulf, Reuters, Red Sea, Reuters Major, Yanbu, Tasi, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, ADCB, NMC Health


Explosive-Laden Boat Destroyed off Yanbu Port - Saudi State TV

DUBAI (Reuters) - The Saudi navy has intercepted and destroyed a remote-controlled explosive- laden boat off the Red Sea port of Yanbu, Saudi state...
Tags: Dubai, Reuters, Red Sea, Yanbu Port Saudi State TV, Yanbu Saudi


'Incident' Strikes Saudi Port of Yanbu in Red Sea

A U.K. maritime organization is reporting an “incident” off the Saudi port of Yanbu as a private security firm is warning of a possible attack on a ship.
Tags: Red Sea, Yanbu, Saudi Port of Yanbu


Saudi Arabia Says It Foiled Boat Attack off Yanbu

DUBAI (Reuters) -Saudi Arabia said on Tuesday it had intercepted an explosive-laden boat off the Red Sea port of Yanbu after maritime security...
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Explosive-laden 'drone' boat targets Saudi port of Yanbu

A remotely piloted boat packed with explosives targeted the Saudi port of Yanbu in the Red Sea on Tuesday, the kingdom said, with the...
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Stranded sailor allowed to leave abandoned ship after four years

Mohammed Aisha had been living on a ship marooned off Egypt's Red Sea coast for four years.
Tags: Egypt, Red Sea, Mohammed Aisha


Russia to Resume Flights to Egypt After 6-Year Hiatus

Russia has said that it plans to resume direct flight's to Egypt's Red Sea tourist towns, more than six years after they were stopped following the downing of a Russian airliner over Sinai.
Tags: Russia, Egypt, Red Sea


Stranded sailor allowed to leave abandoned ship after four years

Mohammed Aisha had been living on a ship marooned off Egypt's Red Sea coast for four years.
Tags: Egypt, Red Sea, Mohammed Aisha


Red Sea is no longer a baby ocean

The Red Sea is a fascinating and still puzzling area of investigation for geoscientists. Controversial questions include its age and whether it represents a special case in ocean basin formation or if it has evolved similarly to other, larger ocean basins. Researchers from Germany, Saudi Arabia and Iceland have now published a new tectonic model that suggests that the Red Sea is not only a typical ocean, but more mature than thought before.
Tags: Science, Iceland, Red Sea, Germany Saudi Arabia


Stranded sailor leaves ship after four years

Mohammed Aisha had been living on a ship marooned off Egypt's Red Sea coast for four years.
Tags: News, Egypt, Red Sea, Mohammed Aisha


Stranded sailor allowed to leave abandoned ship after four years

Mohammed Aisha had been living on a ship marooned off Egypt's Red Sea coast for four years.
Tags: News, Egypt, Red Sea, Mohammed Aisha


Northern Red Sea corals live close to the threshold of resistance to cold temperatures

In the northern Red Sea and Gulf of Aqaba, corals have exceptionally high tolerance to increasing seawater temperatures resulting from global warming. However, climate change will also result in more variable weather patterns, including extreme cold periods. Researchers now demonstrate that a winter even 1°C cooler than average results in a physiological stress response similar to that seen in other corals under heat stress, detailing how perilously close they live to their lower temperature thr...
Tags: Science, Red Sea, Gulf of Aqaba, Northern Red Sea


Iranian ship said to be Red Sea troop base attacked

The assault came as Iran sat down in Vienna with world powers to discuss the nuclear agreement that the U.S. exited.
Tags: Iran, Vienna, Red Sea