Egypt court quashes Red Sea islands' transfer to Saudis

June 21, 2016 11:33 AM

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Egypt court quashes Red Sea islands' transfer to Saudis

An Egyptian judge has quashed a government decision to hand back two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia.

Egypt's President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi announced the return of Tiran and Sanafir islands in April, during a visit by Saudi Arabia's King Salman.

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