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  • Former UN chief Boutros Boutros-Ghali, key to Camp David peace deal, dies at 93

    February 16, 2016 | 12:55 pm

    Boutros Boutros-Ghali, the former United Nations secretary-general who as a member of the Egyptian Cabinet was key to achieving the Camp David peace accords, has died.

    Boutros-Ghali died Tuesday in a Cairo hospital, where he had been admitted for a broken pelvis, at 93. His death...

  • Egypt’s President Morsi to decline Israel visit invitation

    August 29, 2012 | 8:40 am

    A day after Israel’s foreign minister called on Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi to visit Israel, a Muslim Brotherhood official called such a visit impossible.

    “There is no possibility for Morsi to visit the Zionist entity,” Gamal Heshmat of the Muslim Brotherhood’s Freedom and...

  • Report: Egypt’s Morsi ‘studying’ amending Camp David Accords

    August 14, 2012 | 11:26 am

    Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi is considering amending the Camp David Accords to give Egypt full control over the Sinai, his legal adviser told a national newspaper.

    Mohamed Gadallah told the Egyptian Al-Masry Al-Youm that Morsi is “studying” whether to amend the basis for the...

  • Egypt’s Morsi keen to renew long-severed Iran ties

    June 25, 2012 | 10:47 am

    Egypt’s Islamist President-elect Mohamed Morsi voiced interest in restoring long-severed ties with Tehran to create a strategic “balance” in the region, in an interview published on Monday with Iran’s Fars news agency.

    Morsi’s comments are likely to unsettle Western powers as they...

  • Israel moves tanks to border with Egypt after attack kills civilian

    June 18, 2012 | 8:17 am

    Israel reportedly moved tanks close to the border with Egypt following a cross-border attack in which an Israeli civilian was killed.

    The move Monday was in violation of the Camp David Accords. The tanks were later withdrawn from the area, according to Haaretz. 

    The terrorists who...

  • May 28, 2012

    By Shmuel Rosner

    May 28, 2012 | 3:10 am

    Political Islamism is not to be feared

    All political parties that have emerged in the wake of the Arab Spring will be ‎accountable to their electorates, including the Islamists, writes Marwan Muasher in ‎the Washington Post. ‎

    The field in countries such as Egypt, Tunisia,...

  • Egyptian presidential candidate: Camp David Accords are ‘dead’

    May 1, 2012 | 11:33 am

    Amr Moussa, the leading candidate in Egypt’s presidential race, called the Camp David peace accords “dead and buried.”

    Moussa said Sunday during a rally in southern Egypt that the document belongs “on the shelves of history,” Haaretz reported.

    He differentiated, however, between...

  • Israel must get the monkey of occupation off its back

    February 15, 2011 | 5:03 pm

    Although the events that swept through Egypt in recent weeks had little to do with Israel, they still hold profound lessons for Israel.  The most important lesson is that Israel must break its addiction to occupation and settlements.

    The link between the occupation and Israel’s...