Egypt Transnational Issues 2001https://photius.com/wfb2001/egypt/egypt_issues.html
SOURCE: 2001 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK
Disputes - international: Egypt asserts its claim to the "Hala'ib Triangle," a barren area of 20,580 sq km under partial Sudanese administration that is defined by an administrative boundary which supersedes the treaty boundary of 1899
a transit point for Southwest Asian and Southeast Asian heroin and opium moving to Europe, Africa, and the US; popular transit stop for Nigerian couriers
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