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Egypt unveils canal extension with pomp-filled ceremony

...countrymen and the world that Egyptians "are still capable" of great accomplishments.The man-made waterway linking the Red Sea to the Mediterranean, which was inaugurated in 1869, has long been a symbol of Egyptian national pride. Pro-government...
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Yemen officials: Some ground fighting after cease-fire

...ready to provide emergency food rations to more than 750,000 people. A vessel chartered by the agency arrived in the Red Sea port of Hodeida on Saturday, carrying 250,000 liters (66,050 gallons) of fuel and supplies for other humanitarian...
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Saudis propose 5-day cease-fire in Yemen

...reported multiple airstrikes by the Saudi-led coalition on Saada, the birthplace of the Houthi movement, as well as the Red Sea port town of Hodeida, west of the capital. They said there was heavy air activity over Aden late Thursday but no airstrikes...
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Saudi-led coalition pounds Yemen

...Fars news agency said a cargo ship with 2,500 tons of food, medicine, tents and blankets has set sail for Yemen's Red Sea port of Hodeida. The ship was also carrying several journalists, rescue workers, physicians and "anti-war activists...
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Passover a physical presence but rather something that we cannot express in words. The drama engendered by the parting of the Red Sea and the compelling theological issues raised as we set aside idols and demigods and turned to a singular presence are certainly...
Review: 'Exodus' plagued by casting, script issues

...destiny and his Hebrew heritage, a bearded Moses rallies the Israelites and leads them to the climactic moment at the Red Sea (which isn't as sumptuously rendered as you'd expect).Throughout, Edgerton's Ramses (who in the film's best...
Today in History for Monday, Dec. 15, 2014

...dictator Nicolae Ceausescu.In 1991, an Egyptian-registered ferry, the Salem Express, hit a reef and sank in the Red Sea; at least 470 people died, although some estimates are much higher.In 2001, the Leaning Tower of Pisa, Italy, was...
Around Town

...Resurrection Lutheran Church. Quilts donated to Lutheran World Relief. Details: 586-2380. "Movement of the giant red sea cucumber in southeastern Alaska," by Kristin Cieciel, 10 a.m., UAS Anderson Building, Room 221. Details: 465-6441...
Fantasy baseball: Young guns starting to emerge at season's halfway mark

...for Jered. With a 1.12 ERA and six wins in his first six starts, it's not hard to see why L.A. would part the Red Sea if it meant keeping him in the rotation. Tall, lanky and deceptive, the native Californian would be all over the national...
Good & Ugly

...a week, from October to December, about 30 workers at the Auke Bay seafood plant scramble to turn boatloads of giant red sea cucumbers into frozen product that is sent on barges to the Lower 48. Alaska Glacier Seafoods is the only sea cucumber...


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