Taba

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December 7, 2021

Taba, this is an Egyptian city. The population of the human structures in which they live is not 3000 people and its area is about 508.8 acres. It is about 240 km to the north of Sharm el-Sheikh. It is considered a tourist city with great historical and strategic value for the Egyptians because it is in a place that lies on the borders 4 countries, namely Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Jordan and Palestine, and its distance from the Israeli port of Eilat is about 7 km to the east, and in front of the Saudi borders towards the Tabuk military base, which is the last Egyptian urban place in the Gulf of Aqaba in front of Jordan’s only sea port (Aqaba port). Its location will be at the head of the Gulf of Aqaba, between the mountain range and the eastern hills of Taba on one side, and the waters of the Gulf of Aqaba on the other.

Taba History

I came back to Taba in many stages, including:

Egypt and the Ottoman Empire

On February 13, 1841, an Ottoman firman stated that they had established the rule of Egypt and Sudan for Muhammad Ali Pasha and his dependents, and a map was found showing the borders of Egypt, and the majority of the land of Sina was considered to follow the rule of Muhammad Ali Pasha (following Egypt), and the situation continued like this until the year 1892, which was sold The Ottoman Sultan Abdul Hamid the second in it and said that he would take over the Sinai peninsula and deprive Egypt of it, so Britain feared the issue, and the problem occurred which is called “The Firman Case,” which ended with the second Abdul Hamid forced him to leave Sina and return it to the Egyptian government and agree that the Egyptian border line originated from Rafah (in the north) on the Mediterranean Sea to the head of the Gulf of Aqaba (in the south) at the Aqaba Castle. Then, in the year 1906, the Ottoman regime entered its Turkish forces to Taba, and this brought the old issue back to life again, and it was estimated that it would take the Taba area from Egypt, and there was a big problem, so Britain intervened for the second time and said that the Ottoman rule must adhere to its borders and not be on the borders of Egypt, and thus forced them to withdraw and drew The borders on the map are officially numbered by El Mouradi. Since then, Taba has preferred a fragmented part of the national territory of Egypt on the day of its setback, June 6, 1967.

Go back to Taba

After the implementation of the Camp David Accords in September 1978, which allowed Israel to make a military and civilian withdrawal from Sinai in 1982, and a problem arose between Egypt and Israel over Taba. April 25, 1982, which stipulated that the border marks that are the source of the dispute must be included in accordance with the provisions of Article 7 of the peace treaty concluded between the two countries, which stipulates the resolution of disputes on the interpretation of the treaty through negotiations. Or that he rises up to arbitration

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