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Abdel Fattah El-Sisi
Yoni Ben Menachem
The Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs
Tension grows between Egypt and the Palestinian Authority
Egypt is maintaining an open channel with the Palestinian Authority, even though it believes that Mahmoud Abbas is playing a dangerous game that could inflame a fragile situation in the area.
Accusing Abbas of derailing Gaza talks, Egypt may end mediation
Daniel Siryoti and Israel Hayom Staff
“If Egypt ceases its involvement in the talks, a military confrontation will very likely erupt in Gaza. Hamas will direct the pressure at Israel,” said a senior Egyptian defense official. He added that Israel and Egypt have been coordinating their recent diplomatic steps.
Egypt holds the key
Egypt has managed to keep another war in the Gaza Strip at bay, despite Hamas and the other Palestinian factions’ repeated provocations and the growing number of Palestinian casualties in the weekly border-fence riots.
Netanyahu meets El-Sisi in New York, discussing mutual issues of Mideast import
The two leaders appeared collegial as they discussed issues pertaining to the Middle East and cooperation between the two countries.
US envoy Greenblatt censures PA for undermining Israel-Hamas Gaza deal
U.S. envoy Greenblatt says, “Palestinian Authority can't criticize from the sidelines” days after Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas says Israel and Hamas will sign a deal “over my dead body.”
Netanyahu and Egypt’s El-Sisi held secret meeting on Gaza
According to reports, they discussed an easing of the Israeli and Egyptian blockade on Gaza, as well as the return of the Palestinian Authority to Gaza, now controlled by the terrorist group Hamas.
Jonathan S. Tobin
An end to illusions about Egypt
The resumption of U.S. aid to Egypt shows that the Trump administration has learned some bitter lessons from Obama’s blunders.
Five years after the revolution: Is Egyptian President El-Sisi winning the battle?
The Muslim Brotherhood remains a low-level threat. Five years after their ouster from power and the violent repression of their demonstrations, Muslim Brothers still refuse to accept their defeat and demand the release of Mohammed Morsi as a precondition to start talks with the new regime.