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  • Israeli defense official: ‘Shocking dictatorship’ has grown in Egypt

    November 2, 2012 | 9:07 am

    Amos Gilad, an Israeli defense official, said that “a shocking dictatorship has grown in Egypt,” according to reports in Israeli media.

    Gilad, a department director at the Ministry of Defence, reportedly told students in Herzliya that Israel and Egypt “are not talking” to each...

  • Report: Morsi ‘interested in amending’ peace treaty with Israel

    August 15, 2012 | 5:33 pm

    Following unrest in the Sinai including a terrorist attack that killed 16 soldiers, Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi “is interested in amending” the country’s 1979 Camp David Accords with Israel “with regards to the deployment of forces in Sinai,” said his judicial...

  • Military man has Egypt presidency in sights

    June 15, 2012 | 10:59 am

    Ahmed Shafik’s campaign to succeed Hosni Mubarak as president of Egypt did not include a stopover in Tahrir Square.

    Birthplace of the uprising that toppled the autocratic leader and now the rallying point for an unfinished revolution, Tahrir has seethed with hostility to a man seen...

  • Carter: Muslim Brotherhood to try to modify Egypt-Israel peace treaty

    May 28, 2012 | 9:47 pm

    Former U.S President Jimmy Carter said after what he called long discussions with Muslim Brotherhood leaders in Egypt that the group will try to modify the country’s peace treaty with Israel.

    Carter said May 26 after the conclusion of the first round of voting in Egypt’s free...

  • Egypt: U.S. aid cut may force Israel treaty review

    February 16, 2012 | 8:45 am

    The Muslim Brotherhood has warned that Egypt may review its 1979 peace deal with Israel if the United States cuts aid to the country, a move that could undermine a cornerstone of Washington’s Middle East policy.

    Washington has said the aid is at risk due to an Egyptian probe into...

  • Israel congratulates Egypt on new parliament

    January 26, 2012 | 8:49 am

    Israel congratulated Egypt on the inauguration of its new parliament, the first in the post-Mubarak era.

    “On the occasion of the opening session of the Egyptian parliament, on Jan. 23, Israel extends its congratulations to the people of Egypt for its efforts to achieve freedom,...

  • Islamists seek to extend gains in Egypt run-off vote

    December 5, 2011 | 1:10 am

    The Muslim Brotherhood’s party will seek to extend a lead over hardline Islamists in run-offs in Egypt’s parliamentary vote Monday, with liberal parties struggling to hold their ground in a political landscape redrawn by the overthrow of Hosni Mubarak.

    The Brotherhood’s Freedom and...

  • Israel wants peace - friend request pending [VIDEO]

    September 20, 2011 | 12:39 pm

  • Poll: Majority of Egyptians seek end of Israel peace treaty

    April 26, 2011 | 11:01 am

    More than half of Egyptians say the peace treaty with Israel should be annulled, a new poll has found.

    Some 54 percent are prepared to overturn the treaty, with 36 percent saying the treaty should be maintained. Some 10 percent said they did not know, according to a nationwide...

  • Angry Birds Middle East Peace Treaty

    February 24, 2011 | 11:06 am

  • Muslim Brotherhood threatens to cancel peace with Israel

    February 4, 2011 | 10:49 am

    A leader of Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood said any post-Mubarak government should dissolve its peace treaty with Israel.

    “After President Mubarak steps down and a provisional government is formed, there is a need to dissolve the peace treaty with Israel,” Rashad al-Bayoumi, a deputy...

  • Negotiating Jerusalem

    By David Landau

    July 13, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    As Prime Minister Ehud Barak engages this week in Middle East summitry, there is one issue on which he can afford to make the fewest concessions: Jerusalem.

    Struggling to hold together the vestiges of his governing majority before leaving for Camp David on Monday, Barak assured the...

  • The Human Element of Diplomacy

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    January 7, 1999 | 7:00 pm

    The all-night sessions, heated confrontations and threats of walkouts that marked the recent Wye Accord negotiations had their parallel 20 years ago, when the Camp David Agreement lay the groundwork for the Egyptian-Israeli peace treaty.

    Back then, as now, the personalities and human...