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Egypt's Government Approves Transfer of Red Sea Islands to Saudis

Egypt's Cabinet has approved the transfer of two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia despite protests earlier this year and a court ruling the transfer unconstitutional. The state-run MENA news agency reported Thursday that President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi's government approved the deal and sent it to parliament for ratification despite the court ruling, which the government has appealed. The transfer was announced alongside a Saudi aid package, leading critics to condemn it...

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