Latest in Tag: 25 April Highlight

Latest in Tag: 25 April


Timeline of 2016 Saudi-Egyptian maritime demarcation agreement

8 April – Agreement signed President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi and Saudi King Salman bin Abdelaziz Al-Saud attended the signing ceremony of several cooperation agreements in various fields, according to the State Information Services (SIS). At the bottom of several agreements, SIS mentions that “Prime Minister Sherif Ismail and Saudi Deputy Crown Prince Mohamed bin Salman …

Daily News Egypt

Islands transfer backs Al-Sisi’s regime further into corner

The regime has its back to the wall. Egypt’s president, reputed for his hyper-nationalism, has made concessions about what is viewed by many as Egyptian land. The transfer of the islands of Tiran and Sanafir, which control the straits of Tiran, has angered many Egyptians, particularly in light of what seems like a covertly negotiated …

Wael Eskandar

UPDATE—At least 136 detained in relation to the protests: FDEP

At least 136 people were arrested in the aftermath of the Monday anti-governments protests against the maritime demarcation agreement that transferred the sovereignty of Tiran and Sanafir islands to Saudi Arabia, according to the Front of Defense for Egyptian Protesters (FDEP). Several demonstrations broke out on Monday in Cairo, Giza, Alexandria, Ismailiya, Daqahliya, Sharqeya, Damietta, …

Daily News Egypt