Opening of the Suez Canal, 1869 (Public domain)

The French Built The Suez Canal And Then The British Stole It

The turbulent history of the founding of one of the world’s most important waterways

The Suez Canal is one of the world’s most important waterways that connects the Mediterranean Sea with the Red Sea. The existence of the Suez Canal, similar to the Panama Canal, cuts down global travel time for…

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