Gulf of Akaba


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Noun1.Gulf of Akaba - a northeastern arm of the Red Sea; between the Sinai Peninsula (Egypt) and Saudi Arabia
Red Sea - a long arm of the Indian Ocean between northeast Africa and Arabia; linked to the Mediterranean at the north end by the Suez Canal
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Furthermore, the Arab population of Mandatory Palestine, the area between the Mediterranean and the line of the River Jordan, the Dead Sea and thence a wedge till the Gulf of Akaba, was a little over a million, according to a Mandatory census in 1941.
The British authority were given the mandate over Palestine, ie, the area between the River Jordan and the Mediterranean, extending southward to the gulf of Akaba, to implement the Balfour Declaration of 1917, making the then Palestine as a Jewish Homela nd without prejudice to the existing inhabitants.