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A timeline of the Tiran and Sanafir islands legal contest - Mada Masr

The legal contest over the maritime border demarcation agreement that would transfer Egypt's sovereignty over Tiran and Sanafir islands to Saudi Arabia has opened onto several fronts since it was initiated, winding through the country's judicial halls ...and more »

Egyptian Court Blocks Plan to Transfer Two Islands to Saudi Arabia - New York Times

CAIRO — An Egyptian court on Monday upheld a ruling that said the government cannot transfer control of two key Red Sea islands to its main financial backer, Saudi Arabia, deepening a rift between the two Middle Eastern countries. The alliance between ...and more »

In final ruling, Egypt court rejects transfer of Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia - Reuters

CAIRO (Reuters) - An Egyptian court rejected on Monday a government plan to transfer two uninhabited Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia, in a final ruling that prompted cheers in the courtroom but could deepen tensions with the country's erstwhile ...and more »

Egyptian court rejects plan to transfer Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia - The Guardian

Egyptian lawyer Khaled Ali celebrates outside the courthouse in Cairo after the verdict. Photograph: Khaled Elfiqi/EPA. An Egyptian court has issued a final ruling rejecting a controversial government plan to transfer two uninhabited Red Sea islands to ...and more »

Red Sea islands dispute 'not over' as options are weighed - gulfnews.com

Lawyer and former presidential candidate Khalid Ali (centre) celebrates after the Supreme Administrative Court ruled that the islands of Sanafir and Tiran are part of Egyptian territory. Published: 16:16 January 17, 2017 Gulf News. Habib Toumi, Bureau ...and more »

Egyptian Court Rules Against Government Bid To Give Two Islands To Saudi Arabia - NPR

A top Egyptian court has ruled against the government's bid to hand over two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia. It's an embarrassing ruling for Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sissi, who has argued that the islands of Trian and Sanafir are ...and more »

Court rejects Red Sea islands transfer to Saudi Arabia - Aljazeera.com

In final verdict, Egyptian court rules against government agreement to hand over Tiran and Sanafir to Saudi Arabia. 16 Jan 2017. Court rejects Red Sea islands transfer to Saudi Arabia. A top Egyptian court has issued a final ruling rejecting a ...and more »

Egypt parliament has final say on Tiran and Sanafir deal, says head of legislative committee - Ahram Online

Head of the Egyptian parliament's committee of legislative and constitutional affairs Bahaaeddin Abu Shoqa told reporters Monday that he has no comment on today's High Administrative Court ruling, which upheld a June 2016 decision by an administrative ...and more »

Egypt court blocks transfer of Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia - CNN

(CNN) A court in Egypt has blocked a deal under which the country would hand over two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia. The Egyptian government wanted to agree an accord that would have ceded control of Tiran and Sanafir. But when Cairo first announced ...and more »

Egyptian court blocks controversial transfer of Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia - The Independent

A Cairo high court has upheld a previous ruling to stop the planned transfer of two Egyptian-controlled islands in the Red Sea back to Saudi Arabia. Cheers erupted in the High Administrative Court as a government appeal against a lower court's decision ...and more »