CAIRO, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- Egypt's military has stepped up security along the Suez Canal, vital oil artery that's one of the world's most strategic waterways, to protect it from attack amid a swelling jihadist insurgency in the Sinai Peninsula.
CAIRO, Sept. 11 (UPI) -- A failed attack on a container ship transiting the Suez Canal has raised concerns that as Egypt descends into widening violence the strategic waterway, could become a target for Islamist militants.
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