Bodies of water similar to or like Gulf of Aqaba
Large gulf at the northern tip of the Red Sea, east of the Sinai Peninsula and west of the Arabian Peninsula. Wikipedia
The Straits of Tiran (مضيق تيران Maḍīq Tīrān) are the narrow sea passages between the Sinai and Arabian peninsulas which separate the Gulf of Aqaba from the Red Sea proper. About 13 km. The body is named after Tiran Island located at its entrance 5 or from the Sinai, on which the Multinational Force and Observers has an observation post to monitor the compliance of Egypt in maintaining freedom of navigation of the straits as provided under the Egypt–Israel Peace Treaty. Wikipedia
Sentences forGulf of Aqaba
- On 3 November, Israeli Mystere fighter jets attacked a British warship, the Black Swan class sloop HMS Crane as it was patrolling the approaches to the Gulf of Aqaba.
- A hierarchical planning approach was adopted for the Gulf of Aqaba, whereby their components were evaluated and subdivided into zones, cities and centers.
- Jordan has a 26 km shoreline on the Gulf of Aqaba in the Red Sea, but is otherwise landlocked.
- Egypt also closed the Straits of Tiran to Israeli shipping, and blockaded the Gulf of Aqaba, in contravention of the Constantinople Convention of 1888.
- It is unclear exactly when, but during that same year, he attacked and captured the Crusader castle of Eilat, built on an island off the head of the Gulf of Aqaba.
- In antiquity, Gulf of Aqaba used to be called Gulf of Lihyan.
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