For three years, residents of Syria's Mediterranean provinces have watched from their coastal sanctuary as civil war raging further inland tore the country apart, killing tens of thousands of people and devastating historic cities.
Egypt will launch an international tender in January to build its first nuclear power station, an Electricity Ministry spokesman said on Thursday before talks with Russian officials on cooperation between the two countries.
Russia is sending a reconnaissance ship to the eastern Mediterranean, Interfax news agency reported on Monday, as the US prepares for a possible military strike in Syria.
U.S. President Barack Obama has said he will seek congressi
Security concerns and travel restrictions from Gulf Arab states have driven Lebanese tourist arrivals down by 27 percent during the small Mediterranean state's peak season, Lebanon's caretaker tourism minister said.
Egypt's coastguard caught three divers cutting through an undersea Internet cable on Wednesday, the army said, the first suggestion criminals might be involved in days of severed connections and disruptions online.
Egypt's state oil firm has issued a tender to purchase around 500,000 tonnes of gasoil for delivery into Mediterranean ports between January and March next year, a tender document showed on Tuesday.
The tender is for 15 cargoe
Qatar said it would invest $18 billion dollars in tourism and industry projects along Egypt's Mediterranean coast over the next five years, the latest pledge of support to an economy hammered by a year and a half of political turmoil.
Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday Israel could not do whatever it wanted in the eastern Mediterranean and that Turkish warships could be there at any moment.
'Israel cannot do whatever it wants in the eastern Medit
Turkish Energy Minister Taner Yildiz said on Wednesday Turkey may carry out gas exploration in the Mediterranean with Egypt and that it was considering importing gas from the north African country.
'Turkey and Egypt may work together i