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 (tə-rän′), Strait of
A channel off the southern tip of the Sinai Peninsula in northeast Egypt connecting the Red Sea with the Gulf of Aqaba.
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(Placename) Strait of Tiran a strait between the Gulf of Aqaba and the Red Sea. Length: 16 km (10 miles). Width: 8 km (5 miles)
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Strait of, a navigable waterway between the N Red Sea and the Gulf of Aqaba.
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The demonstration took place following the ruling on Tiran and Sanfir islands which had been handed by Egypt to Saudi Arabia.
Situated between the two countries, the islands of Tiran and Sanafir are largely unoccupied but they lie in a strategically important and politically sensitive area, Al-Jazeera reported.
The High Administrative Court had upheld a ruling by a lower court halting the controversial agreement to transfer the two Red Sea islands of Tiran and Sanafir to Saudi Arabia.
Egypt's Supreme Constitutional Court issued on Saturday its final decision concerning the Tiran and Sanafir case, ordering the annulment of all previous verdicts, according to local news outlets.
Former Bond girl Bellucci will play Adereth's target Angela while Israeli actor Itay Tiran is a young Mossad - Israel's intelligence service - agent Daniel.
"It has been 87 days since the neighbouring countries of Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Bahrain severed diplomatic ties with Qatar, and there have been some political developments in the background," Siddiqui said, noting that the deal to hand over the islands of Tiran and Sanafir was one such development.
The government says the islands -- Tiran and Sanafir -- have always belonged to Saudi Arabia and that Egypt was merely overseeing their administration.