Behind the Scenes Photos from the Opening of Egypt’s New Suez Canal

Behind the Scenes Photos from the Opening of Egypt’s New Suez Canal

From a national holiday and overwhelming media coverage to special themed cupcakes and hilarious Internet reactions, Egypt is awash with all things related to the new Suez Canal opening. Here are some behind the scenes photos of the big day from around the web:                       […]

Hilarious Ways Egyptians Celebrated the New Suez Canal Opening

Hilarious Ways Egyptians Celebrated the New Suez Canal Opening

Hate it or love it, celebrations for the new Suez Canal have taken over Egypt, so you might as well get rid of that frown on your face because everyone else is having fun. Here are some people who thought of putting a smile on our faces instead of ranting on social media.     […]

Photo Of The Day: 6 October War

Photo Of The Day: 6 October War

  Today, Oct. 6, marks 40 years since the beginning of the 1973 October War, also known as the Ramadan War and Yom Kippur War, when Egypt defeated Israel, retaking the Suez Canal and Sinai Peninsula. This day is also celebrated as Armed Forces Day in Egypt, a national holiday honoring the country’s military and […]

Maersk to Ditch Panama Canal and Use Suez

Maersk the world’s largest shipping company has decided to stop using the Panama Canal to transport goods from Asia to the U.S. East cost and instead use the Suez Canal. According to the shipping company they will begin using vessels that can carry as many as 9,000 20 – foot boxes at a time instead […]