“Cairo tried to convince Washington but it didn’t work."
Al-Sisi maintains that a “two-state solution” should remain part of any U.S. peace plan proposed to Israel and the Palestinian Authority.
Egypt’s Interior Ministry said Sameea intended to use the chemicals in a “hostile” act but offered no further details.
A source close to the delegations told Al Hayat that the truce agreement would be announced on Friday in the presence of all the terror factions in Cairo.
Israel was advised not to export natural gas through Turkey, which was labeled a "dangerous and volatile" player in the region.
Egypt was the one who exported gas to Israel; this deal has raised some controversy among the Cairo's business people.
The rumor caused a 5% - 6% plunge in shares of the Israeli gas partnerships.
Oil and gas sector shares are trading at sharp declines on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange, reaching a 7.5% decline by mid-week – and that's before the actual reports about the new field have been issued.
Al-Akhbar cites sources in Hamas that reject the free harbor idea if it includes continued Israeli inspections.
"They discussed the need to facilitate humanitarian relief to Gaza," the White House said.
Achilles picked the Russian team over Saudi Arabia for the opener in Moscow on June 14, and, indeed, Russia beat Saudi Arabia 5-0.
Surveillance cameras have been installed throughout the crossing terminal.
“True, the Brotherhood is politically over in Egypt but there is belief that the group is still present and waiting for a suitable moment to come back to the political stage.”
Recent surveys show that most Gazans still support Hamas, so they aren't likely to use this opportunity to leave Gaza forever.
“Haniyeh returned to Gaza, Hamas gave an order ... and miraculously, this spontaneous protest by a public that could not handle the situation any more dissipated.”
As the tank rolled down the incline, it reportedly began to slip down and then fell -- and a shell being carried within the tank exploded.
The site of the attack was quite far from Islamic State's usual attack zone -- and quite close to Israel's southern border with Sinai.
The low turnout defied a state law imposing a $28 fine on each eligible voter who fails to cast his ballot.
Senior Hamas figures who recently visited Egypt were exposed to heavy pressure from Egypt to agree to the proposed Israeli-American draft of a peace agreement.
Delegations from Saudi Arabia, Israel and Egypt reportedly met to discuss economic issues, particularly those affecting the Red Sea region.
The cellular phone service blackouts, which have been taking place for the past two weeks, are likely to continue, an IDF source said.
El-Sisi said the agreement furthers his vision of transforming Egypt into a regional energy hub.
Let's watch the effect of taxes from the deal on Israel's own energy market. At the moment, a gallon of gas still costs Israeli motorists around $6.8 – most of which are taxes.
The new Egyptian dependence on Israel to maintain the integrity of their borders is diminishing Egypt's role as independent broker in the Middle East peace negotiations.
Israel offered to provide technology and knowledge for the host of projects necessary to create new infrastructure for the enclave, but funding and materials must come from the international community.