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October 18, 1988 | From Reuters
Egypt has agreed to postpone implementation of an international ruling on the Taba border dispute with Israel until after Israel's general elections, the Foreign Ministry said Monday. An international arbitration panel awarded Egypt the 765-yard Red Sea resort last month. Israel held onto the strip after withdrawing from the rest of the Sinai Peninsula in 1982 under a U.S.-brokered peace treaty with Egypt.
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March 16, 1989 | DANIEL WILLIAMS, Times Staff Writer
Egypt celebrated the recovery of Taba, a strip of Sinai Desert beachfront, with martial pomp and raucous patriotic chants Wednesday a few hours after Israel lowered its flag in the dark and quietly retired from the land that it lost through international arbitration. Sandwiched between the two contrasting ceremonies, Israeli hotel workers who are losing their jobs at Taba protested by burning tires and raising an Israeli flag at a new border marker.
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NEWS
May 3, 1988
The United States has proposed that Israel give formal sovereignty over a disputed Red Sea beach to Egypt but that the Jewish state retain effective control, an Israeli official said. State Department legal adviser Abraham Sofaer, now shuttling between Cairo and Jerusalem, proposed the compromise over the 700-yard Taba strip to avoid a crisis between the two countries, the Israeli official said. "The central point . . .
NEWS
October 18, 1988 | From Reuters
Egypt has agreed to postpone implementation of an international ruling on the Taba border dispute with Israel until after Israel's general elections, the Foreign Ministry said Monday. An international arbitration panel awarded Egypt the 765-yard Red Sea resort last month. Israel held onto the strip after withdrawing from the rest of the Sinai Peninsula in 1982 under a U.S.-brokered peace treaty with Egypt.
NEWS
March 16, 1989 | DANIEL WILLIAMS, Times Staff Writer
Egypt celebrated the recovery of Taba, a strip of Sinai Desert beachfront, with martial pomp and raucous patriotic chants Wednesday a few hours after Israel lowered its flag in the dark and quietly retired from the land that it lost through international arbitration. Sandwiched between the two contrasting ceremonies, Israeli hotel workers who are losing their jobs at Taba protested by burning tires and raising an Israeli flag at a new border marker.
NEWS
June 13, 1988
An international panel of arbitrators has decided to return to Egypt a tiny Red Sea beachfront known as Taba to settle a six-year-old border dispute with Israel, according to Israeli news reports. The newspapers Davar and Hadashot quoted senior Israeli officials as saying that the five panel members made their decision three weeks ago in Geneva.
NEWS
September 28, 1988
Israel's two major political parties, reacting to an anticipated arbitration ruling, accused each other of losing a tiny strip of beach to Egypt. Israeli media quoted sources as saying that an international panel in Geneva will award sovereignty of Taba, on the Gulf of Aqaba, to Egypt, settling a longstanding border dispute. Spokesmen for the Labor Alignment and the right-wing Likud Bloc, which are vying for the prime minister's office in the Nov.
NEWS
June 13, 1988
An international panel of arbitrators has decided to return to Egypt a tiny Red Sea beachfront known as Taba to settle a six-year-old border dispute with Israel, according to Israeli news reports. The newspapers Davar and Hadashot quoted senior Israeli officials as saying that the five panel members made their decision three weeks ago in Geneva.
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