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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I have the honour to inform you that the question of the ownership of the two Islands of Tiran and Sanafir lying at the entrance of the Gulf of Akaba in the Red Sea has never been settled," the letter reads.
This would point unmistakably to the type of merchant ship operating from the copper town of Ezion-geber on the Gulf of Akaba.
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.