Libya's parliament voted Prime Minister Ali Zeidan out of office on Tuesday after rebels humiliated the government by loading crude on a tanker that fled from naval forces, officials said, in a sign of the worsening chaos in the Opec member
Libya on Monday stopped a North Korean-flagged tanker that had loaded oil from a rebel-held port, after naval forces briefly exchanged fire with the rebels, officials said.
But in a sign of the chaos and conflicting information ty
Three-thousand tourists arrived on the cruise ship Aida which docked at Khalifa Bin Salman Port yesterday.
They were welcomed by the Police Band which performed national and international music, said a report in the Gulf Daily New
The number of passengers and crew who fell ill aboard a Royal Caribbean cruise ship climbed to more than 600 on Monday, many of them vomiting and suffering diarrhea.
The updated sick count aboard the Explorer of the Seas, which cu
India has asked Iran to provide financial guarantees before Delhi continues to allow vessels with Iranian insurance cover to enter Indian waters, the latest sign of difficulties Iran is facing in exporting oil.
Iran and world powe
Tourism authorities are increasing their efforts to attract more cruise ships to Bahrain following a decline in the number of vessels visiting the country.
The season got underway last month with the arrival of the luxury MS Europ
The world's biggest floating book fair opened its doors to the public in Bahrain for the first time yesterday (October 23), a report said.
With a stock of half a million books and a multicultural staff and crew of around 400 v
Middle East Workboats & Offshore Marine 2013, a leading regional forum for owners, operators, industry professionals and suppliers, saw six new contracts worth Dh55 million ($15 million) being siogned on the opening day.
Salvage crews completed raising the wreck of the Costa Concordia in the early hours of Tuesday morning after a 19-hour-long operation on the Italian island of Giglio where the huge cruise liner capsized in January last year.
Egypt has arrested three people who opened fire with machine guns on a ship passing through the Suez Canal, an army source said on Sunday, playing down what the waterway's chief described as a terrorist attack.