Tiran and Sanafir

Egypt's Constitutional Court: Implementing Tiran, Sanafir deal 'valid'

Sat, 03 Mar 2018 - 11:44 GMT

The Supreme Constitutional Court revoked the contradictory previous provisions issued on the Red Sea Islands of Tiran and Sanafir to Saudi Arabia.

Const. Court’s final ruling on Tiran, Sanafir case postponed

Sat, 13 Jan 2018 - 05:40 GMT

The Court is set to issue its final decision on the case on March 3

Parliament to discipline 25-30 Alliance MP Ahmed Tantawi

Mon, 03 Jul 2017 - 02:12 GMT

MP Ahmed Tantawy faces charges of violating parliament’s internal regulations during parliament’s discussion sessions on the Red Sea islands of Tiran and Sanafir.

Saudi embassy denies King Salman’s visit to Tiran and Sanafir

Sun, 02 Jul 2017 - 09:36 GMT

Saudi Ambassador in Cairo Ahmed Qattan denied media reports claiming that King Salman Bin Abdulaziz would raise the Saudi flag on Tiran and Sanafir.

Saudi-Egyptian relations in their best state: ambassador

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 - 11:28 GMT

Saudi Arabia’s diplomatic relations with Egypt are “in their best state”, Saudi ambassador in Cairo Ahmed Abdul Aziz Kattan said on Thursday.

What the SCC’s halt on Tiran & Sanafir rulings means

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 - 11:26 GMT

Egypt Today interviewed judiciary sources in the Supreme Constitutional Court to understand its decision on the prior verdicts regarding the Red Sea islands agreement.

Sisi’s iftar coverage

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 - 08:15 GMT

Arab and international media covered remarks made by President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi during the Egyptian family iftar ceremony held at one of Cairo’s hotels on Tuesday.

Constitutional Court halts Tiran, Sanafir verdicts

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 - 06:38 GMT

The Supreme Constitutional Court suspended the Supreme Administrative Court’s rulings invalidating the Maritime Borders Demarcation Agreement

The specific statement on the issue of the two islands

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 - 05:59 GMT

I offer you my humble understanding of the legal status of "Tiran and Sanafir". First, rights are either authentic or acquired.

Sisi applauds Egyptian people’s understanding of economic reform decisions

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 - 10:51 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi applauded the Egyptian people's awareness and understanding of economic reform program

Sisi: maritime border agreement debate is over, nothing hidden

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 - 07:13 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi stressed the maritime border agreement discussion is over and nothing to be hidden anymore

Appeal against Tiran and Sanafir Island handover postponed

Sun, 18 Jun 2017 - 11:46 GMT

Abidin Court ruled on Sunday to postpone the appeal against the transfer of the islands of Tiran and Sanafir to Saudi Arabia until June 24.

Press syndicate questions Al Jazeera live protest broadcast

Fri, 16 Jun 2017 - 02:25 GMT

The Board of Directors of the Press Syndicate opened an inquiry Thursday.

Security forces on alert for pro-Muslim Brotherhood protests

Fri, 16 Jun 2017 - 10:45 GMT

Egyptian security services are on high alert on Friday for anticipated attacks after the banned Muslim brotherhood called for protests.

Nour Party approves the maritime borders deal

Thu, 15 Jun 2017 - 10:17 GMT

Nour Party announced the party’s agreement on the maritime delimitation borders with Saudi Arabia.

1982 NY Times article proves Tiran and Sanafir Saudi Arabian

Thu, 15 Jun 2017 - 09:04 GMT

In light of the current debate about the historic ownership of Tiran and Sanafir Islands, which was settled on Wednesday by the Egyptian Parliament

Parliament approves Tiran and Sanafir transfer

Wed, 14 Jun 2017 - 09:59 GMT

In a June 14 general assembly of Parliament, nearly 400 MPs voted in favor of the transfer of the islands of Tiran and Sanafir to Saudi Arabia.

BREAKING: Parliament approves Red Sea Islands 'Saudi'

Wed, 14 Jun 2017 - 01:54 GMT

Parliament approved Wednesday a maritime border demarcation agreement that would transfer the sovereignty of the Red Sea Islands to Saudi Arabia.

Red Sea islands agreement passes to final vote in Parliament

Wed, 14 Jun 2017 - 01:42 GMT

Parliamentary Defense Committee approved Wednesday the maritime borders demarcation agreement between Egypt and Saudi Arabia.

Defense Committee to discuss Tiran, Sanafir Wednesday

Wed, 14 Jun 2017 - 08:07 GMT

Parliament’s Defense Committee will discuss Egypt-Saudi maritime border demarcation agreement regarding the Red Sea islands of Tiran and Sanafir on Wednesday.