Tiran


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Tiran

Strait of. 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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The controversial Tiran Alles got into politics after Mangala Samaraweera became the campaign manager for President Mahinda Rajapaksa (2004-2005).
The government then said Tiran and Sanafir belong to Saudi Arabia but had been leased to Egypt in the 1950s.
The islands of Tiran and Sanafir sit at a strategic location at the southern tip of the Gulf of Aqaba, controlling maritime movement through the gulf.
Riyadh, Dhu-AlHijjah 07, 1437, September 09, 2016, SPA -- Prince Sultan bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, President of Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage met with the Speaker of the Parliament of the Republic of Albania, Ilir Meta in the Albanian capital, Tiran yesterday.
"Aromatherapy in Midwifery Practice" by Denise Tiran (a midwifery lecturer, complementary practitioner, and international author on maternity complementary medicine) covers safety, effectiveness, evidence, benefits and risks, and legal, ethical and professional issues related to incorporating aromatherapy into maternity care.
The two islands, Tiran and Sanafir, were agreed to be given to Saudis during a visit by King Salman to Egypt.
The agreement, which was announced in April, caused uproar and protests in Egypt where many say they were taught at school that Tiran and Sanfir islands were Egyptian.
The two islands - Tiran and Sanafir - lie between the Sinai Peninsula and Saudi Arabia, near the entrance to the Gulf of Aqaba.
The latest of them was his handing back to the Saudis the arid isles of Tiran and Sanafir (see their importance overleaf).
The islands of Tiran and Sanafir, located at the southern entrance to the Gulf of Aqaba, will be formally demarcated as being in Saudi waters under a treaty announced Saturday by Cairo, which has had de facto control over them since 1950.
The decision of Egypt to hand over Tiran and Sanafir deserves praise because these Red Sea islands anyway belonged to Saudi Arabia.
Summary: Al Sissi has defended the island pact, saying that documents available to Egypt revealed that Tiran and Sanafir belong to Saudis