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Egyptian Court Rules Against Handing Islands to Saudi Arabia
The Egyptian public is applauding a court ruling against a government agreement last year to hand over the strategic Red Sea islands of Tiran and Sanafir to Saudi Arabia.
The audience in the court room erupted with applause Monday as Egypt’s top administrative court rejected a government decision to hand over the wo long-contested islands to Saudi Arabia.
The ruling had prompted a rash of public demonstrations last spring to oppose what many called a government...