Sentence Examples

  • By a line drawn from Ar Rafa, 'a Sinai few miles E.tof El Arish on the Mediterranean, to the head of the Gulf of Akaba; and on the W.
  • The Mediterranean coast extends from the Gulf of Sollum on the west to Rafa on the east.
  • Frontier of the Sinai peninsula was taken to be a line running in a south-easterly direction from Rafa, a place on the Mediterranean, east of El Arish, to the head of the gulf of Akaba.
  • A period of considerable tension ensued, the Turks removing the boundary posts at Rafa and sending strong reinforcements to the frontier.
  • The British government intervened on behalf of the khedive and consistently maintained that the Rafa-Akaba line must be the frontier.