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Sisi ratifies deal handing Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia

Sisi ratifies deal handing Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has ratified a maritime demarcation agreement that sees the country cede sovereignty over two uninhabited Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia, the government said on Saturday.

Egypt's parliament approves Red Sea islands transfer to Saudi Arabia

Egypt's parliament approves Red Sea islands transfer to Saudi Arabia

Egypt's parliament on Wednesday backed plans to hand over two uninhabited Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia under an agreement that has attracted widespread public criticism.

Egypt court backs government in Red Sea islands dispute

Egypt court backs government in Red Sea islands dispute

An Egyptian appeals court on Saturday upheld an agreement to give control of two islands in the Red Sea to Saudi Arabia, providing a boost for the government in a case that has prompted rare street protests.

Egypt's island handover prompts rare criticism of Sisi

Egypt's island handover prompts rare criticism of Sisi

Egypt's surprise move to give two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia has prompted rare criticism of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi by Egyptians who see the transfer as an affront to national pride.