New Egypt Court Ruling Backs Tiran and Sanafir’s Transfer to Saudi Arabia

New Egypt Court Ruling Backs Tiran and Sanafir’s Transfer to Saudi Arabia

by Rana Elhawary

In November 2016, The Egyptian Supreme Administrative Court reached a verdict regarding the Tiran and Sanafir Treaty. The verdict that was issued stated that Tiran and Sanafir were Egyptian islands and, correspondingly, the treaty made with Saudi Arabia is illegal, as it would require the surrendering of Egyptian territory to a foreign government.     […]

Egyptians React to Tiran and Sanafir Islands Not Being Transferred to Saudi Arabia

Egyptians React to Tiran and Sanafir Islands Not Being Transferred to Saudi Arabia

  Egypt’s Administrative Court just annulled the decision to transfer the Red Sea islands of Tiran and Sanafir to Saudi Arabia, adding that the two islands should remain under Egyptian sovereignty.   Egyptians, of course, were ecstatic upon hearing the news, as they shared their happiness on social media. Here are some of their reactions:   […]