An Egyptian court Tuesday threw out a lawsuit to cancel the 1979 peace treaty with Israel, but the ruling left an opening for breaking the pact. It ruled that the court simply has no jurisdiction over the issue, which it said involves state sovereignty.
The suit claimed that Israel is violating the treaty and UN conventions by allegedly destroying Islamic holy sites and building in Judea and Samaria, according to the Egyptian daily Al-Masry Al-Youm
The Muslim Brotherhood’s Freedom and Justice political party said its legal committee is preparing to send Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi a proposal to amend the treaty.Jewish Press News Briefs
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