Egypt to Host Israeli-Palestinian Talks


azzam-al-ahmedAn aid to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas announced that Egypt will host indirect talks between Israelis and Palestinians this week. Azzam al-Ahmed said on a Palestinian radio show today that talks would begin in Cairo on Tuesday.

Not only will the negotiations aim to bring a long-term Gaza ceasefire, they will try to rectify¬†Palestinians’ internal riff between Hamas and Fatah.

Palestinians attacked Israel in a bloody 50-day long war this summer that came to a close in August, but without a long-term peace deal.

Egypt has served as a major moderator in trying to resolve conflicts over Gaza. Read more.

{ Israel}


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here