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Parliament approves ‘Red Sea islands’ agreement

Parliament approved Egyptian-Saudi maritime demarcation on Wednesday in a general session, which means transferring the sovereignty of the Tiran and Sanafir islands to Saudi Arabia.

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Government on defence in Tiran and Sanafir parliament discussion

Parliament continues for the second day its discussions over the destiny of the Egyptian-Saudi maritime demarcation in order to hear additional comments and views of experts.

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Parties announce joint protests against parliament debate on Tiran and Sanafir handover

Several political groupings and oppositional parties organized a press conference on Sunday to reject Parliament’s debate and upcoming vote on a maritime border agreement with Saudi Arabia, slated to involve the handover of the two Red Sea islands of Tiran and Sanafir.

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Parliamentary ’25–30 bloc’ demands records of maritime demarcation agreement with Saudi Arabia

The members of parliament “25–30 bloc” called on the government to hand over the records of the meetings of the National Committee for Demarcating the Maritime Borders with Saudi Arabia.

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Government prepares to hand over Tiran and Sanafir through Parliament

The Egyptian government will soon finalize the concession of Tiran and Sanafir Islands to Saudi Arabia. “A few weeks maybe, but less than two months,” says a source in the Egyptian government who spoke to Mada Masr on condition of anonymity about the timeframe for the deal’s approval.

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Khaled Ali files lawsuit to dissolve Parliament over Red Sea islands case

Lawyer Khaled Ali and political activist Shawqiya al-Kurdi filed a lawsuit on Tuesday before the Administrative Court to compel the President, the Prime Minister and the Parliamentary Speaker to dissolve the House of Representatives in accordance with Article 137 of the Constitution and to suspend its sessions as it represents …

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Govt places fate of Red Sea islands in hands of Constitutional Committee

Al-Masry Al-Youm learned that the Parliament’s Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee will discuss next week the Red Sea islands maritime demarcation deal, under which Saudi Arabia was recently given sovereign right over the islands of Tiran and Sanafir.

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Appeals court for Urgent Matters confirms Saudi’s sovereignty over disputed Red Sea islands

The appeals court of the Cairo Court for Urgent Matters rejected on Sunday an appeal to overturn the ruling that nullifies the signing of the maritime boundary agreement between Egypt and Saudi Arabia. The appeal was filed by lawyer Nahla Ahmed Kandil. 

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