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Monday, 3 October 2016

Court blocks decision to halt maritime border agreement with Saudi Arabia

THE COURT OF URGENT MATTERS has blocked the nullification of the maritime border agreement that had moved the sovereignty of the Tiran and Sanafir islands from Egypt to Saudi Arabia. The Administrative Court had originally blocked the maritime border agreement in June, but the government had appealed the voiding of the agreement. The Court of Urgent Matters’ decision only blocks the Administrative Court’s decision. The Administrative Court will begin its first session on the appeal of its decision on 8 October, Al Shorouk reports.

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