Showing posts with label international navigation. Show all posts
Showing posts with label international navigation. Show all posts

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Friday, July 7, 2017

China opposes use of freedom of navigation to harm its sovereignty

China firmly opposes any individual country using freedom of navigation and overflight as an excuse to harm its sovereignty and security, a Foreign Ministry spokesperson said Friday.

Saturday, July 1, 2017

US, Philippines hold naval patrol to deter Islamist "militants"

The United States and Philippine navies held a joint naval patrol on Saturday in dangerous southern Philippine waters, amid rising international concern about Islamist militancy and piracy in the region.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

US to Continue South China Sea Operations: Top Navy Commander

The US is looking to continue its ‘Freedom of Navigation’ ops in the disputed South China Sea region, according to top military officials. No such missions have been carried out since the Trump administration took office.

Thursday, May 4, 2017

U.S. curtailing South China Sea "operations"

The Pentagon turned down a recent request from the U.S. military to sail near China's reclaimed islands in the South China Sea, a senior defense official told CNN Wednesday.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

China Warns US against Fresh Naval Patrols in South China Sea

China's Foreign Ministry Wednesday warned Washington against challenging its sovereignty, responding to reports the United States was planning fresh naval patrols in the disputed South China Sea.

Sunday, August 21, 2016

South China Sea Time Bomb: Beijing Sets "Red Line" on Japan-US Joint Operations

The Chinese Ambassador to Japan warned that Beijing would not concede on the demand or relinquish their sovereignty over the South China Sea even if it meant the two countries went to war.

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Russian ambassador: Tensions in South China Sea created artificially

The current tensions in the South China Sea have been created artificially and are linked to the interference of states outside the region, Russian Ambassador to Beijing Andrei Denisov said in an interview with Russian journalists on Tuesday.

Saturday, May 14, 2016

Tiran and Sanafir islands: More than 150 given prison sentences for protesting Egypt-Saudi deal

More than 150 people were sentenced to between two and five years in prison on Saturday over their participation in protests against an Egyptian-Saudi Red Sea maritime border demarcation deal last month.

Thursday, April 28, 2016

U.S. operations in South China Sea "very dangerous" and could easily lead to unexpected incidents

The so-called "freedom of navigation" operations in the South China Sea conducted by the U.S. military are "very dangerous," a spokesperson for China's Ministry of National Defense said Thursday.

Monday, April 25, 2016

Dozens protesting Red Sea island deal dispersed with teargas in Cairo (Tiran and Sanafir islands)

 Egyptian security forces used teargas to disperse dozens of protesters in Cairo's Dokki district at a demonstration against the government's recent agreement acknowledging Saudi sovereignty over two Red Sea islands under Egyptian control.

Sunday, April 17, 2016

Friday, April 15, 2016

Tiran and Sanafir islands: Protests in Egypt against Red Sea islands deal, vow to return on 25 April

Protests opposing the government’s decision to acknowledge Saudi Arabian sovereignty over the Red Sea islands of Tiran and Sanafir ended peacefully on Friday, but protesters have vowed to stage another protest on 25 April.

Calls for Protests in Egypt over Red Sea Islands

Several Egyptian movements and activists called for protests on Friday over Cairo’s decision to transfer two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia.

Thursday, April 14, 2016

USS Donald Cook was about 70 km from Russian Navy base when warplanes passed it

USS Donald Cook missile destroyer was about 70 kilometers from the Russian sea base as Sukhoi Su-24 of the Russian Air Force was above it, spokesman of the Russian Defense Ministry Maj.-Gen. Igor Konashenkov said on Thursday.

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Tiran Straits: Sisi slams evil conspirators for islands, Regeni cases

Sisi slams evil conspirators for islands, Regeni cases
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has hit back at criticism of a deal to hand Saudi Arabia two islands and of the investigation into an Italian student's murder, saying "evil" people were conspiring against his country.

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