Rappler's latest stories on Suez Canal
The man-made canal was excavated between 1859 and 1869, in an ambitious project to connect the Mediterranean to the Red Sea, and cut shipping times for growing international trade from Europe to Asia
'We wish the natural environment could be recreated for the animals. It's not normal for an elephant to live in a tight space and on hard ground,' says Mona Khalil, head of the Egyptian Society for Mercy to Animals.
The waterway is a cornerstone for Sisi to boost his regime s legitimacy after a deadly crackdown on dissent
The waterway is a cornerstone for Abdel Fattah al Sisi to boost his regime s legitimacy after a deadly crackdown killed hundreds and jailed thousands of supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi
Dubbed the Suez Canal Axis the new 72 kilometer 45 miles flagship project would run part of the way alongside the existing canal that connects the Red Sea to the Mediterranean
The defendants were charged with terrorizing trade and shipping passing through the Suez Canal