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The peace treaty Israel has with Egypt is in jeopardy after the latter signs a massive maritime deal with Saudi Arabia

Al-Ahram reports that Israel was briefed during talks on Egypt ceding two strategic Red Sea islands to the Saudis.

Egypt and Israel have recently held talks about Egypt’s demarcation of its maritime border in the Gulf of Aqaba with Saudi Arabia that was concluded over the weekend during Saudi King Salman’s historic visit to Cairo, Egyptian daily Al-Ahram reported.

According to the report, the Egyptian government informed Israel of the developments regarding the redrawing of the maritime border, which included Egypt’s ceding of sovereignty over the Red Sea islands of Sanafir and Tiran to the Saudis, and the influence it may have on Egypt and Israel’s 1979 peace treaty.

Further, the report states, Egypt updated Israel on new understandings reached between the Saudi defense minister and Egyptian prime minister who signed an agreement which, if approved by Egypt’s parliament, will


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