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Sharm el Sheikh

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Sharm ash Shaykh:

see SinaiSinai
, triangular peninsula, c.23,000 sq mi (59,570 sq km), NE Egypt. It is c.230 mi (370 km) long and 150 mi (240 km) wide and extends north into a broad isthmus linking Africa and Asia.
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Several European countries' flights to Egypt were suspended at the end of 2015 after a bomb downed a Russian flight carrying holidaymakers from the Red Sea resort of Sharm El-Sheikh, killing all 224 people on board, mostly Russian tourists.
His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah leaves Egypt's Sharm El-Sheikh SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Feb 25 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and his accompanying delegation on Monday left Egypt's Sharm El-Sheikh after leading Kuwait's delegation partaking in the first Arab-EU summit.
SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Sunday, February 24, 2019 (WAFA) -- President Mahmoud Abbas met on Sunday his Egyptian counterpart, Abdul-Fattah el-Sisi, ahead of the First Arab-European Summit in Sharm el-Sheikh.
1 / 3 Saudi Arabia's King Salman speaks at the Arab-European Summit in Sharm El-Sheikh. 2 / 3 Saudi Arabia's King Salman speaks at the Arab-European Summit in Sharm El-Sheikh.
Meanwhile, Egyptian media reports say the Tajik ambassador expressed his thanks and gratitude to the governor of South Sinai for his invitation and warm reception at Sharm el-Sheikh International Airport, stressing that the Tajik tourists enjoy Sharm El-Sheikh, noting that the reputation of Sharm el-Sheikh is popular with the Tajiks.
Somon Airbegan its first flights to Sharm El-Sheikh this week, while it will operate couple of weekly flights to Sharm El-Sheikh, said the statement.
Sheraton Sharm hosted three artistic events; the first, on the tenth of October, under the title "Egypt International Sculpture Forum," where the most famous sculptors and artists formations in Egypt and several foreign countries participated, The second event started on 20 October and was joined by the most famous painters to draw on the boats, and to work on formations and color models to beautify the streets and squares of Sharm el-Sheikh. The third event took place on 25th of October under the title of the World Youth Arts Forum with the participation of 300 artists and specialized artists in various fields of plastic arts.
Air Cairo will operate regular weekly flights from Billund, Denmark, to Sharm El-Sheikh Airport, and from Milan, Italy, to Sharm El-Sheikh and Marsa Alam, starting in November, said Yasser al-Ramly, chairman of the airline.
Travel Business Review-August 15, 2016--Monarch refunds bookings to Sharm El-Sheikh, postpones resumption of service
During the visit, HM the King will tour tourism milestones which reflect the efforts of the Egyptian Government, led by President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi, to develop Sharm el-Sheikh City and the tourism sector.
The drop came after a Russian airliner crashed in Sinai in October after taking off from Sharm el-Sheikh, killing all 224 people on board.