Suakin


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Suakin

(ˈsuːɑːkɪn)
n
(Placename) a port in the NE Sudan, on the Red Sea: formerly the chief port of the African Red Sea; now obstructed by a coral reef. Pop: reliable recent estimates are not available
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Contractor address : SUITE C, BUILDING 32, SUAKIN DRIVE
near to Obaidi island, south of Suakin port, according to the authorities.
I saw women with tattooed faces when I went to a crumbling coral city called Suakin.
Suakin is an ancient port in the north-east of Sudan.
Michieli returned to the Red Sea port city of Suakin in Sudan, where Venetian merchants conducted business.
Hughie Morrison, trainer of King's Starlet and Suakin Dancer
The books and articles are listed alphabetically by author within chronological and topical chapters covering the British Expedition to Egypt, the rise of the Mahdi and the Madhiya, Egyptian Army and Suakin operations, the Gordon Relief Expedition, military operations on the Egyptian frontier, and the reconquest of the Sudan.
GNPOC operates the Heglig and Unity fields in the Muglad Bain, around 700km southwest of Khartoum, from where oil is piped to the Red Sea oil terminal of Suakin for export to China and elsewhere.
Could they send weapons from Portugal and build fortresses in Massaua, Suakin and Zeila, furnish captains to defend them and free the road to Jerusalem?
The only significant offshore discovery was Chevron's Suakin gas find in 1976.