Anwar el-Sadat

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Egyptian statesman who (as president of Egypt) negotiated a peace treaty with Menachem Begin (then prime minister of Israel) (1918-1981)

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A new wave of arrests began in 1971, after Anwar el-Sadat expelled his Soviet advisors at the urging of the United States.
He was appointed Vice-President in 1975, and assumed the Presidency on October 14, 1981, following the assassination of President Anwar el-Sadat.
It is true that Carter, when he sat in the Oval Office at the White House, adopted the process which led to the peace agreement between Egypt and Israel, exerted tremendous efforts to bring late Egyptian President Anwar El-Sadat and then Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin closer together, intervened many times and succeeded in avoiding the failure of the negotiations.
The visit to Jerusalem of Egypt's then-President Anwar el-Sadat, and the ensuing Egypt-Israel breakthrough at Camp David, took place only after successful behind-the-scenes understandings.
DAVID OTTAWAY APTLY CAPTURES the shift in the Arab center of gravity, from the Egypt of Gamal Abdel Nasser and Anwar el-Sadat to the globalized Arab states of the Persian Gulf Yet, in his analysis, Ottaway has tier more to say about the past and the present than where the Arab world is heading.
Many Americans applauded Egyptian President Anwar el-Sadat for his political courage in visiting Jerusalem three decades ago -- a decision for which he ultimately paid with his life ?
Faisal ibn Abdul Aziz (Saudi Arabia), Stephen Bantu Biko (South Africa), Anwar el-Sadat (Egypt), Indira Gandhi (India), Yitzhak Rabin (Israel) and Ahmad Shah Massood (Afghanistan).
1979: Egyptian president Anwar el-Sadat signs a mutual pact with Israel and Sinai is returned to Egypt.
She reported on the government and the Knesset, covering state visits of dozens of VIPs, ranging from President Anwar El-Sadat of Egypt to Queen Beatrice of the Netherlands, from Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis to Henry Kissinger to Elizabeth Taylor.
His trip was made despite the fact he has been known as a dangerous Islamic fundamentalist terrorist for more than 20 years and had been named as head of the Egyptian terror group after its assassination of Egyptian President Anwar el-Sadat in 1981.
Anwar el-Sadat of Egypt began a six-day visit to the U.
This is to be expected, given his closeness to the late Egyptian President Anwar el-Sadat and his role as Sadat's unofficial spokesman.
Similarly, former head of the parliament's Human Rights Committee Mohamed Anwar El-Sadat asked that all economic group ministers be recalled and that the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) governor discuss the reasons behind the unprecedented increase in the US dollar exchange rate against the Egyptian pound.
Egypt was one of Moscow's closest Arab allies for two decades, starting in the 1950s, under Egypt's late nationalist leader Gamal Abdel-Nasser, but relations between the two countries froze in the 1970s when former President Anwar El-Sadat shifted Egypt's foreign policy and military alignment toward the United States soon after the 1973 Egyptian war with Israel and the signing of a peace treaty in 1979.
Backed by the tamed Salafists, the former assassins (Jam Islamiya) of late president Anwar el-Sadat and Al-Jihad militant group, the MB warned of a blood bath if its candidate lost the presidential race.