Gulf of Aqaba

A picture taken on January 14, 2014 through the window of an airplane shows the Red Sea's Tiran (foreground) and the Sanafir (background) islands in the Strait of Tiran between Egypt's Sinai Peninsula and Saudi Arabia. Saudi King Salman on April 11, 2016 wrapped up a landmark five-day visit to …

Egypt Court Backs Government in Red Sea Islands Dispute

An Egyptian appeals court on Saturday upheld an agreement to give control of two islands in the Red Sea to Saudi Arabia, providing a boost for the government in a case that has prompted rare street protests.