Vital Beersheba-Akaba Highway Completed
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Vital Beersheba-Akaba Highway Completed

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A strategic highway between Beersheba, in southern Palestine, and Akaba, on the Red Sea, has been completed. It gives Great Britain an alternative to the Suez Canal as a route from the Mediterranean to the Red Sea.

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