Hala'ib Triangle

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Hala'ib Triangle,

disputed territory: see Halayeb TriangleHalayeb Triangle
or Hala'ib Triangle,
roughly triangular disputed territory, c.7,950 sq mi (20,590 sq km), along the Egypt-Sudan border, on the Red Sea coast. Claimed by Egypt and Sudan, and under the de facto control of Egypt, it is named for the town of Halayeb,
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The largest tribes that inhabit Hala'ib Triangle, including Rashaida, Alababdeh and Bashaira, rejected the Sudanese National Election Commission's decision that granted the people in Hala'ib the right to participate in Sudanese general elections.
Unfortunately, Sudan has lost the Hala'ib Triangle due to the regime's adventures to assassinate the former president of Egypt, Hosni Mubarak, during the first half of the 1990s.
Cairo and Khartoum have disagreements on the border Hala'ib Triangle and water sharing of the Nile.
mile piece of land known as the Hala'ib Triangle. They also disagree over a multibillion-dollar dam Ethiopia is building on its share of the Nile.
The article references rumors from 2011, which accused former President Mohamed Morsi of considering territorial concessions to Qatar in the Suez Canal, to Sudan in the Hala'ib Triangle and the Palestinians in Sinai.
In a related context, relations between Sudan and Egypt soured after Sudan sided with Ethiopia in negotiations over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam and has increased its calls for the Hala'ib Triangle border region to be returned to Sudan.
Zooming in further to the 'eye altitude' of 244.92 miles, we are informed that this is the Hala'ib Triangle. Click on the four tiny blue and brown rectangles and you will be treated to views of Elba - not to be confused with the place where Napoleon spent exile mark one.
It said that the governor of Sudan's Red Sea District recently received notification from several citizens in the region that the IAF had raided smuggler convoys, in Abu Thabaq in the disputed Hala'ib triangle.
Relations between the two have gradually improved since the Egyptian government accused Khartoum of being involved in an assassination attempt on Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak in 1995 and since forces from the two countries clashed over the disputed Hala'ib Triangle.
One of the main causes of geopolitical tension in the Red Sea has been the Egyptian-Sudanese dispute over the Hala'ib Triangle, which lies at the eastern end of their common borderlands.
Hala'ib and Shalateen, or the Hala'ib Triangle, is an area of land measuring 20,580 square kilometers, located at the Egyptian-Sudanese border on the Red Sea coast.
Relations between Cairo and Khartoum have long been strained, with ongoing disagreements over issues such as the Hala'ib Triangle border dispute and the Renaissance Dam project in Ethiopia.