Sinai Liberation Day

Sinai Liberation Day

April 25
This legal holiday in Egypt commemorates the final withdrawal of Israeli troops on this date in 1982 under the 1978 Camp David agreement between Egypt and Israel to return the Sinai Peninsula to Egypt.
CONTACTS:
State Information Service, Egypt Ministry of Information
3 Al Estad Al Bahary St.
Nasr City, Cairo Egypt
20-2261-7304; fax: 20-2261-7308
www.sis.gov.eg/En
SOURCES:
AnnivHol-2000, p. 68

Celebrated in: Egypt

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It was introduced for the first time on Sinai Liberation Day, April 25, 1982.
The Egyptian Ministry of Interior pardoned 139 prisoners on Tuesday in honour of Sinai Liberation Day.
The military said in a video released late Sunday that troops were deployed to protect "vital and important installations" and deal with anyone who tries to "harm the people's interests or attempt to ruin their happiness" on Sinai Liberation Day, a national holiday marking the completion of Israel's withdrawal from the peninsula in 1982.
Abu Dhabi Crown Prince congratulated the Egyptian President on Sinai Liberation Day, and wished Egypt more advancement and success.
Egypt, in cooperation with its sisterly Arab countries, would not allow any foreign power to expand its influence or implement its schemes in the Arab region," Al-Sisi said in a televised speech to the nation on the occasion of the 33th anniversary of Sinai liberation day, which celebrates the final withdrawal of all Israeli military forces from the Sinai Peninsula in 1982.
The Lebanese songstress sang her heart out to support the country's tourism at a musical event celebrating Sinai Liberation Day .
During recent celebrations on Sinai Liberation Day (25 April), a bus belonging to the Sabbahi campaign visited El-Arish in the Northern Sinai Peninsula, where the Nasserist candidate met with local Bedouin tribesmen and young supporters.
But they're sticking to their land, hoping for a better future, especially after celebrating the Egyptian revolution and then their first Sinai Liberation Day without Mubarak.
Egyptian Coptic Christians marked the Easter holiday on Monday, and Tuesday is known as Sinai Liberation Day, marking the return of the Sinai Peninsula to Egyptian control after the 1973 war with Israel.
Previously, the conference's first day began with a commemoration of Sinai Liberation Day, as attendees held a minute of silence.
The first day, which comes in conjunction with the celebration of Sinai Liberation Day, includes a talk in commemoration of the historical event as well as a presentation of stories of heroism from the canal cities.
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