20150613-SuezCanal-0088.jpg

ISMALEA, EGYPT - June 13: Journalists are taken out on a boat during a press conference for the opening of the Suez Canal Authority on June 13, 2015 in Ismalea, Egypt. The new channel of the Suez Canal was started as a project of national prestige soon after General Abdel Fattah El-sisi took power. It is scheduled to be completed on the 6th of August opening a new lane to increase the capacity of the canal. (Photo by David Degner/Getty Images).