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Building Bridges Between Egypt and Saudi Arabia

Apr 15, 2016 | 09:15 GMT
Building Bridges between Egypt and Saudi Arabia
Egypt's return of the Red Sea islands of Tiran (foreground) and Sanafir (background) to Saudi Arabian control has come with a political cost for Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.
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During Saudi King Salman's first official visit to Cairo recently, he and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi announced their intent to revive the often-discussed plans to build a bridge that would create a direct link between their countries. While the bridge plans are somewhat nebulous, the two leaders also signed...

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