The threat posed by Salafists and other jihadists in the northern Sinai has resulted in Hamas, Egypt and Israel recognizing their mutual interests.
Continued instability in the years following the fall of Hosni Mubarak’s regime has left Egypt ever-exposed to the threat of sectarian hostilities.
The study of the Hebrew language and its literature is widespread in Cairo's universities.
A prominent Jewish community representative has responded to controversial comments by Essam al-Erian advocating that Egyptian Jews in Israel return to Egypt.
Essam al-Erian, deputy head of the Freedom and Justice Party, called on Egyptian Jews to leave Israel to the Palestinians and return to their own homeland.
A Freedom and Justice Party figure said Tuesday that the party’s legal committee is working on a new draft law to amend the 1979 peace treaty signed with Israel
Administrative court dismisses lawsuit demanding annulment of Camp David peace treaty, asserts such a move can only be made by the president.
Morsi spokesperson Yasser Ali says there is no need to amend Israel peace treaty; operations against militants in Sinai Peninsula will continue.
Israel has become a punching bag for politicians in the presidential race but the realities of office are likely to ensure the peace treaty is not jeopardized.
The Arab Spring is having an affect on the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. According to Barghouti, it is also having an affect on internal Palestinian relations.