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Engineering: New Path to Progress

The past and future of the Panama Canal weigh heavily on Martín Torrijos, like a freighter inching through a lock. It was Torrijos' father, the late Panamanian...

Egypt Probes Cause of Ferry Disaster

The approximately 1,300 passengers aboard the Al-Salaam Boccaccio 98 which sank in the Red Sea overnight were mostly poor Egyptians heading home. Traveling to...

Ariel Sharon: The Israeli Who Stirs the Pot

Ariel Sharon has a way of surprising even his staunchest adversaries. When he met Anwar Sadat during the Egyptian President's path-breaking visit to Jerusalem in...

Short Cut

ABOVE BOARD In the slowpoke, Somerset Maugham-era before long-haul flights became commonplace, travel in what was then known as the Far East was only possible...

Science: The First Suez Canal?

While studying aerial photographs of the Nile Delta after their country's 1967 conquest of the Sinai, Israeli geologists noticed soil markings that were...

History: An Echo from the Past

War breaks out in the Middle East as the Western powers attack an ambitious Arab dictator. The Soviet Union, threatened by revolution within its empire, takes...

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