Egyptian president Abdel Fattah El Sisi has ratified a maritime demarcation agreement that sees the country cede sovereignty over two uninhabited Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia, the government said on Saturday.
Mr Sisi has said the islands always belonged to Saudi Arabia and that the Saudis asked Egypt to station troops there in 1950 to protect them.
After last year's administrative court ruling, Saudi Arabia temporarily halted fuel shipments to Egypt, part of its aid deal.
The maritime demarcation deal was signed a year ago during a rare visit of Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud to Egypt and the majority of members voted for it.
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The Georgia average price declined for the 29th consecutive day on Sunday, for a total discount of 11 cents during that time. "And when travelers spend less at the pump, they are left with extra cash to spend on lodging, shopping and dining out".
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An aerial view of the coast of the Red Sea and the two islands of Tiran and Sanafir is pictured through the window of an airplane near Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt November 1, 2016.
Opponents of the agreement insist that Tiran and Sanafir have always been Egyptian and criticize the Egyptian government for "selling" Egyptian territories in exchange for billions of dollars of Saudi aid.
ISTANBUL • Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said yesterday he backed Qatar's response to a list of demands issued by Arab states, and said calls for a Turkish military base there to close were disrespectful. "It shows Sisi's administration doesn't feel there is much of a risk to be taken".
Sisi, who came to power following the overthrow of the Muslim Brotherhood in 2013, has argued that the return is a matter of "constitutions and laws and legitimate rights, not whims or emotions", and says that it is not the prerogative of the legal, but the executive branch to decide the islands' fate.
However, from the constitutional point of view, "the deal hasn't been finally settled yet, because if the Constitutional Court would deem the deal as null on July 30, it means the president's ratification is also void", al-Sayed pointed out.
Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr, who is now the NFL's highest paid player, was asked what he's going to buy. The Raiders and Carr agreed to a $125 million extension through 2022 averaging about $25 million a year.
The 29-year-old moved to PSG from Manchester United in 2015, having joined the Premier League club from Madrid the previous year. Rio Ferdinand admits he is "dreaming" when considering the possibility of Cristiano Ronaldo returning to Manchester United .
It said in a statement: "Where cladding fails the test, this will not necessarily mean moving residents from tower blocks". Refurbishment of the Chalcots Estate was overseen by Rydon, the same company behind the refit of Grenfell Tower.
Turkey has continued to support Qatar throughout the boycott, sending troops to the country, and Iran has sent food supplies. The US secretary of state has said some demands on Qatar by its Middle East neighbours "will be very hard to meet".
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Officials said more than 55,000 Yoga enthusiasts braving early morning drizzle participated in the function. He was of the view that yoga was a holistic approach to physical health, mental health and well-being.
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The deceased family members have been identified as Jayant Andraskar , Manshea Andraskar and their daughters- Anagha and Janhvi. More than 150 tourists including small kids are stranded in the Gondola, and were suffering from the breathing problem.
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Kings choose De'Aaron Fox at No. 5 overall
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