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Over the past four years, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has presided over a security crackdown that's left thousands dead, imprisoned tens of thousands more, and made the use of torture routine. He's repressed free speech, undermined civil society, and ramped up a failing war in the Sinai. Egypt election
Intriguingly, also in March, the Saudi crown prince was in Cairo discussing the proposed multibillion-dollar King Salman Bridge to link Egypt and Saudi Arabia through the entrance of the Gulf of Aqaba; some see this as a reaction to the Aqaba flights and the maritime route project. During his visit March ... Turkey

The weather will be hotter in the Gulf of Aqaba with highs reaching 32 degrees and lows standing at 18, the JMD added. Temperatures will rise few degrees on Wednesday, so moderate weather will prevail in many areas, but the country will remain under the impact of the unstable weather conditions ...
Amman, April 2 (Petra) -- A rise in temperatures is expected on Monday, becoming 5-6 degrees above their seasonal average bringing warm conditions in the hilly areas, while it will be relatively hot in the Jordan Valley and the Dead Sea, the Jordan Meteorological Department(JMD) said in its daily brief. ...
Under the project, a wide panoramic road overlooking the Gulf of Aqaba will be created. The more than $1.5 billion project, called Al Matal, also includes a manmade lake that stretches over 100 dunums, according to Ghanem. Al Matal project, which will be over a total area of 760 dunums, includes building ...
Under the project, a wide panoramic road overlooking the Gulf of Aqaba will be created. The more than $1.5 billion project, called Al Matal, also includes a manmade lake that stretches over 100 dunums, according to Ghanem. Al Matal project, which will be over a total area of 760 dunums, includes building ...

... in 70 A.D. committed suicide rather than be forced into slavery by Roman legionnaires. I floated in the Dead Sea and waded in the Jordan River. In Jordan, I hiked the desert trail through the rose-hued petrified burial tombs of Petra and viewed the Sinai Peninsula in Egypt from across the Gulf of Aqaba.
NEOM is a new destination being created as a free economic zone in the northwest of Saudi Arabia including land in Egypt and Jordan along the Red Sea and Gulf of Aqaba. NEOM will be built with principles of livability and innovation at its core, making it the best place to live and work. NEOM spans over ...
A 31-year-old Jordanian man has completed a personal challenge to spend 24 hours under the sea. Adnan Nasrat wanted to prove that he could eat, drink and sleep underwater. Jordanian set himself a 24-hour diving challenge in the gulf of Aqaba. Aqaba is located 330 km south of the Jordanian capital, ...
The initial step in this plan was for Saudi Arabia to gain control of Sanafir and Tiran Islands, thereby opening up its access to the western shores of the Gulf of Aqaba and Red Sea. The recent Egyptian court decision that approved this transfer of sovereignty thus removed the last obstacle to the Neom project ...
In April 2016, President al-Sissi transferred to Riyadh the islands of Tiran and Sanafir, which enclose the Gulf of Aqaba between the Egyptian Sinai and Saudi Arabia. While al-Sissi had presented this gesture as a territorial “restitution”, under the 1840 London Convention, which is the only valid document, ...
The two countries have plans to build a causeway across the Red Sea's Gulf of Aqaba and to develop areas on both sides, including a multi-billion dollar city stretching across Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Jordan. The current close relationship between the two countries follows a period of tension in late 2016 ...
Across the Gulf of Aqaba, 15 miles wide, Saudi Arabia's Hijaz mountains are picked out in ochre against a brilliant blue sky. Further down the sand, the Friday market is setting up. A mix of races, languages and religions come together in a colourful crowd. New Agers, entrepreneurs and eccentrics patronise ...
AMMAN — A sunken marine port structure in the Gulf of Aqaba was unveiled on Monday as findings of Jordan's first underwater archaeological expedition tracing ruins of the Islamic city of Ayla were announced. The unearthed port dates back to the Umayyad period towards the end of the Fatimid period ...
In a conference to be held in Aqaba, the Royal Marine Conservation Society of Jordan (JREDS) and its project partners will announce the expedition's findings which “are pretty interesting and will set the ground for new prospects for the Gulf of Aqaba's heritage, nature, environment and culture”, said the ...
At a meeting with Aqaba Company for Ports Operation and Management's director general, Mohammad Mubaideen, and other executives, Shraideh stressed that the Marsa Zayed project, which will be implemented after old facilities are removed, will be a distinctive Gulf of Aqaba landmark, reflective of the ...
The Sinai Peninsula is separated from Jordan and Saudi Arabia by the Gulf of Aqaba. Part of the southern coast of the Sinai Peninsula, where the popular tourist resort of Sharm el-Sheikh is located, is washed by the Red Sea. The Sinai Peninsula is the only part of Egypt that is located in Asia. It is separated ...

With her talk done at Mote Marine, Hall hurried out the door. She had to catch a flight the next day to Saudi Arabia. She was going to spend a couple of weeks under the water doing coral research in the Gulf of Aqaba on the northern tip of the Red Sea. Gosh I wish they had an aquarium on that swamp.
... of the Dead Sea within the area of crater pit has helped in the migration of birds because the hot air currents rising from the ground help large birds, which is a feature of the nature of Palestine where flying birds use the rising air currents to travel distances from the Bekaa in Lebanon to the Gulf of Aqaba.
Temperatures will slightly rise on Saturday, bringing pleasant conditions in the hilly areas and the desert region, while it will be warm in the Jordan Valley and the Gulf of Aqaba. Clouds at high altitudes with southwesterly moderate winds are also forecast on Saturday, the JMD said. //Petra//S Kh 22/2/2018 ...
In a conference to be held in Aqaba, the Royal Marine Conservation Society of Jordan (JREDS) and its project partners will announce the expedition's findings which “are pretty interesting and will set the ground for new prospects for the Gulf of Aqaba's heritage, nature, environment and culture”, said the ...
The weather will be warmer in the Gulf of Aqaba with highs reaching 24 degrees and lows standing at 16 at night. The Kingdom will remain under the impact of the unstable conditions on Thursday, pushing mercury levels down few degrees. Therefore, it will be relatively cold and partly cloudy with drizzles ...
Amman, Feb.20 (Petra)--A slight rise in temperatures is expected on Tuesday, but relatively cold weather will prevail in the hilly areas and the Badia regions, while it will be warm in the Jordan Valley and the Dead Sea with high and medium clouds and a chance for light showers in the southern regions.
Kingdom of Jordan, bordered by Israel, Palestine, Iraq, Syria, Saudi Arabia and the Dead Sea, is almost landlocked country except that southern side where it has a shoreline along the Gulf of Aqaba that provides an access to the Red Sea. The geographical location has made the country significant and ...
Amman, Feb.14 (Petra)-- A slight rise in mercury levels is expected on Wednesday, becoming around their annual average, but relatively cold weather will remain in the hilly areas and the Badia regions, while it will pleasant in the Jordan Valley and the Dead Sea, according to Jordan Meteorological Department (JMD).
Aqaba is located on the Gulf of Aqaba and is the country's major seaport, as well as being an important industrial center and a growing tourist destination. Home to many luxurious hotels and resorts, the city attracts victors interested in visiting Aqaba and diving in the Red Sea, doing a day trip to Petra, ...
AQABA — Raya and her sister Sumaya were pouring water at each other's heads on a beach in Aqaba on an unusually warm January when their mother rushed to the water and snatched them as a speedboat approached the shoreline. The two girls mumbled their rejection to their worried mother and ran ...
Saudi Arabia is aiming to solidify its place as a tourist destination with mega projects such as the Red Sea island resorts and the Neom project on the Gulf of Aqaba. What is MERS? • MERS-CoV is a zoonotic virus, which means it is a virus that is transmitted between animals and people. • MERS was first ...
He made headlines last January for successfully taking legal action against el-Sissi's controversial deal with Saudi Arabia over the islands of Tiran and Sanafir. Sovereignty over the islands, which are strategically located at the mouth of the Gulf of Aqaba, was transferred from Egypt to the gulf monarchy.
Elsewhere along the Red Sea, Jordan still controls the Gulf of Aqaba, Egypt still manages the Gulf of Suez, while the Riyadh-backed Yemeni President Abdrabbuh Mansur Hadi remains in control of Bab al-Mandab and Aden, all aimed at blocking further Iranian advances. This wide assortment of overseas ...
Daytime temperatures in the southern governorates will reach 9 degrees, plummeting to 6 at night, while in the Gulf of Aqaba they will register 22 during the day, dropping down to 16 at night, the JMD said. Mercury levels will rise few degrees on Tuesday, but cold and partly cloudy weather will continue to ...
... mountainous and desert areas during day time, changing to cold at night, the JMD added. Temperatures in Amman for today will hover around 15 degrees Celsius in Amman and the northern cities dropping at night to 8 and 7 degrees respectively. Mercury levels in the Gulf of Aqaba will register a high of ...
... the next two days with high clouds and southeasterly moderate winds, the JMD added. Temperatures expected for today in Amman and the northern cities will reach 15 degrees Celsius, dropping to 7 and 5 respectively . Mercury levels in the Gulf of Aqaba will register a high of 24 degrees and a low of 14, ...
... centres of the Jordan, the Dead Sea and the Wadi Araba to a point on the Gulf of Aqaba two miles west of the town of Aqaba, thence along the shore of the Gulf of Aqaba to Ras Jaba. South. – From Ras Jaba in a generally north-westerly direction to the junction of the Neki-Aqaba and Gaza-Aqaba Roads, ...
The Strait of Tiran, the narrow sea passages between the Egyptian Sinai peninsula and Saudi Arabia which form the entrance to the Gulf of Aqaba, are home to the island reefs of Gordon, Thomas, Woodhouse and Jackson, named after the British cartographers who first charted the area, and world famous for their diversity ...
Many spiral out in a mixture of purples, greens and whites where Mrs. Perry works on the Gulf of Aqabain the Red Sea near Eilat, Israel. But they come in many other colors, too, and some even don an appropriate solid winter white. Male and female Christmas tree worms reproduce by casting their sperm ...
Daytime temperatures expected for today in Amman and the northern cities will reach 12 degrees Celsius dropping down to 5 and 4 degrees at night, while in the Gulf of Aqaba mercury level will register a high of 23 degrees dropping down to 14 degrees at night. Mercury levels will rise few degrees on ...
Amman, Feb.19(Petra)-- Mercury levels will rise few degrees on Monday, but relatively cold weather will remain in the hilly areas and the Badia regions, while it will be pleasant in the Jordan Valley and Aqaba with high clouds and southwesterly light winds, the Jordan Meteorological Department (JMD) said. Daytime ...
In the Gulf of Aqaba temperatures will slide at night, standing at 16 degrees Celsius, the JMD said. A tangible drop in temperatures is expected on Monday, creating relatively cold and partly cloudy conditions with a chance for showers in the northern, central and southern areas of the Kingdom. Winds will ...
Daytime temperatures expected for today in Amman and the northern cities will reach 11 degrees Celsius dropping down to 6 degrees at night, while in the Gulf of Aqaba mercury level will register a high of 20 degrees dropping down to 13 degrees at night. A slight rise in mercury levels is expected on ...
A total of 85-100mcm of water will be desalinated every year, while the seawater will be pumped out from an intake located in the north of the Gulf of Aqaba. In addition, a conveyor will be extended to transfer desalinated water and a pipeline will be installed to dump the brine into the Dead Sea in order to ...
The spokesman said the Maritime Rescue Co-ordination Center of the Red Sea and Gulf of Aqaba in Jeddah (JMRCC) received a distress call after the 66-year-old woman fell sick on board. The JMRCC immediately identified the location of the ship, which was 74 nautical miles northwest of Yanbu Port.
The call for assistance was originally made to the search and rescue team in the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aqaba in Jeddah. The teams immediately dispatched a rescue mission and evacuated the woman, 66, from the vessel, which was 74 nautical miles away from the Yanbu port. The Border Guards ...
Move in closer, and the desert resolves into a landscape of high peaks and sandy valleys, dunes and rocky peaks. Tracing a route across that terrain is the Sinai Trail, Egypt's first long-distance hiking path, which was established in 2015 and winds roughly 230 kilometers (143 miles) from the Gulf of Aqaba ...
... last year delighted Saudi Arabia by ratifying an agreement that two small uninhabited islands near the Gulf of Aqaba belonged to the kingdom. Somalia has been particularly friendly to Turkey and leans towards the Islamist camp. But Somaliland, the internationally unrecognised breakaway statelet on the ...
Aqaba is located on the Gulf of Aqaba and is the country's major seaport, as well as being an important industrial centre and a growing tourist destination. Home to many luxurious hotels and resorts, the city attracts victors interested in visiting Aqaba and diving in the Red Sea, doing a day trip to Petra, ...
Highs in the Gulf of Aqaba will register 23 degrees with overnight lows reaching 12, the JMD added. According to the Jordan Meteorological Department(JMD) daily brief, mercury levels will continue to rise few degrees on Thursday, but similar weather conditions will remain with southeasterly light winds.
Sovereignty over the islands, which are strategically located at the mouth of the Gulf of Aqaba, was transferred from Egypt to the gulf monarchy. Ali's surprising legal victory against the powerful Egyptian ruler could indicate that he enjoys the backing of influential Egyptian figures – especially as the country's ...
Daytime temperatures forecast for today in the capital and the northern regions will reach 17 degrees Celsius dropping down to 5 and 8 respectively, while mercury levels in the Gulf of Aqaba will register 23 degrees sliding to 6 at night, the JMD added. Mercury levels will continue to rise a few degrees over ...
Highs in the Gulf of Aqaba will register 24 degrees with overnight lows reaching 14, the JMD said. A drop in temperatures is expected on Friday, but similar weather conditions will continue to prevail until Saturday with low clouds and westerly to southwesterly moderate winds changing to northeasterly light, ...


 

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