updated Mon. October 30, 2023
April 15, 2018
1947 Fires and explosions wreck Texas City as a French freighter loaded with ammonium nitrate fertiliser blows up. ... The assassination raised the prospects of intensified violence in the Israeli-occupied West Bank and Gaza Strip, where news of the 52-year-old Wazir's death led to an eruption of riotingÃâÃÂ ...
April 7, 2018
GAZA CITY: Every day tens of thousands of Gazans on foot or in cars pass the boarded-up and shuttered Al-Samer Cinema on the main street of Omar Al-Mukhtar. The golden age of going to the movies in Gaza has long passed and there have been no screenings since 1987, when cinemas shut downÃâÃÂ ...
April 6, 2018
Containers are loaded onto a cargo ship at the port in Qingdao in east China's Shandong province, Friday, April 6, 2018. China vowed on Friday to fight the U.S. “at any cost” after President Donald Trump proposed slapping an additional $100 billion in tariffs on Chinese goods in an escalating trade disputeÃâÃÂ ...
February 15, 2018
In 2014, “Gaza's Ark,” an international initiative to build a cargo ship in Gaza to sail Gaza merchandise to international markets was crushed when Israeli ... this General Assembly Intervention Plan, a flotilla of state-sponsored cargo ships to carry humanitarian supplies to Gaza free of any Israeli interference.
The Kingston Whig-Standard
February 6, 2018
What he has given us is a worn-out fleet of fighter jets he promises to keep going until the 2030s; old seagoing freighters done over to support the ... When the Israeli army occupied the Gaza Strip, east Jerusalem and the West Bank of the Jordan, thousands more Palestinians fled for the most part to theÃâÃÂ ...
January 7, 2018
An Iranian oil tanker collided with a bulk freighter and caught fire off China's east coast, leaving the tanker's entire crew of 32 missing and causing it to spill oil into the sea, authorities said Sunday. Chinese authorities dispatched police vessels and three cleaning ships to the scene after the collision, whichÃâÃÂ ...
December 26, 2017
The Mekhanik Yartsev got into difficulties off Lee-on-the-Solent, Hampshire, at about 05:30 GMT on Tuesday. The 13 crew remain on board the vessel, which is currently stable, a coastguard spokeswoman said. She said the vessel would sail under its own power to Southampton in deteriorating weather.
December 9, 2017
ISRAEL – Two Palestinians were killed Saturday in Israeli airstrikes in Gaza, the Palestinian Health Ministry said, as tensions soared in the region after US President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. The Israel Defense Forces said Israeli aircraft had targeted what it identifiedÃâÃÂ ...
November 27, 2017
ST. JOHN'S, N.L. -- A disabled cargo ship was towed back into shore Monday after running into trouble in rough North Atlantic seas, just two days after it left the Newfoundland port it had been stuck in for years. The Canadian Coast Guard said Monday that the MV Baby Leeyn arrived in the port of ArgentiaÃâÃÂ ...
November 1, 2017
The Russian Navy's large landing ship Caesar Kunikov sails in the Bosphorus toward the Black Sea, in Istanbul, Turkey Oct. 29, 2017. (Reuters/Murad Sezer). ISTANBUL: A cargo ship with around 10 crew on board has disappeared from radar in the Black Sea near the Asian side of Istanbul and searchÃâÃÂ ...
October 23, 2017
GAZA, Palestinian Territory -- A Palestinian doctor says a rare pair of conjoined twins born in the Gaza Strip is in good health, but will need treatment abroad. Dr. Allam Abu Hamda, a neonatal specialist at Gaza's Shifa hospital, said Monday that the girls are in "stable" condition and doctors have begunÃâÃÂ ...
October 13, 2017
NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with Coast Guard Captain Jason Neubauer about the investigation of how the El Faro cargo ship and its crew sank after sailing into ... In the early morning of October 1, 2015, the 790-foot cargo ship El Faro began taking on water as it sailed into Hurricane Joaquin, at that time aÃâÃÂ ...
Middle East Monitor
October 11, 2017
The number of cargo vessels arriving at Hamad Port in Doha rose by 47.3 per cent in August, Qatar News Agency has reported. According to the Ministry of Development Planning and Statistics, the figure was 162 vessels carrying around 1.3 million tons of goods. The ministry's monthly report showed thatÃâÃÂ ...
June 28, 2017
Israel's intelligence minister has released a video illustrating his plan for an artificial island off the coast of Gaza, which he says would help alleviate humanitarian suffering in the isolated enclave. The plan ... Under his plan, the island would have a marina for passengers and a port for cargo ships. Israel'sÃâÃÂ ...
June 27, 2017
A US warship struck by a container vessel in Japanese waters failed to respond to warning signals or take evasive action before a collision that killed seven of its crew, according to a report of the incident by the Philippine cargo ship's captain. Multiple US and Japanese investigations are under way intoÃâÃÂ ...