Wednesday, 14 June 2017
The Egyptian parliament approved on Wednesday the demarcation of the maritime border with Saudi Arabia, which includes handing over the islands of Tiran and Sanafir located in the Red Sea at the southern entrance of the Gulf of Aqaba to Saudi Arabia. Parliament Speaker Ali Abdelaal announced the parliament's approval of the agreement after the vote. The approval of the Parliament is the last step before the final ratification of the Convention by the President of the Republic and thus its entry ...
Thursday, 29 December 2016
The Egyptian state television stated that the Egyptian government approved the boundaries of the maritime border agreement with Saudi Arabia
Thursday, 30 June 2016
The transfer, announced during an April visit by Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abduaziz, ignited street protests
Thursday, 14 April 2016
The agreements reached during Saudi King Salman’s visit to Egypt included returning the islands of Tiran and Sanafir to Saudi sovereignty...
Tuesday, 12 April 2016
Israel signaled on Tuesday it did not oppose the return of two Red Sea islands in a strategic strait to Saudi Arabia by Egypt
Monday, 11 April 2016
Saudi not having a formable navy gave control of these islands to Egypt to prevent Israeli ships being able to get to Eilat city during the Six-Day War in 1967