himself emphasized during his visit to Israel that peace with Egypt could not be separated from the fate of the Palestinians.
switched Egypt's alliance under Nasser from the former Soviet Union to the US that brokered the Egyptian-Israeli peace treaty.
Begin also withdrew Israeli troops from the Sinai peninsula and Sadat
opened the Suez Canal to Israeli ships.
According to Kipnis, Sadat
was ready to begin formal negotiations in September 1973.
Islamists claimed that Sadat
was a traitor for signing a peace treaty with the Zionist enemy (Israel) who was occupying Palestine (note that when assuming power in Egypt in 2012, President Morsi confirmed his commitment to Sadat
's peace accords).
was airlifted by helicopter to a military hospital, but he died about two hours later.
Even before the new disclosures, the fact that Sadat
had made several peace overtures was no secret.
The brother of the assassin of Egyptian President Anwar Sadat
returned to Egypt from exile in Iran Sunday and surrendered to the authorities, an Agence France Presse (AFP) correspondent reported.
Two People Involved in Assassination of Sadat
Released from Jail
grew up in Afghanistan during the Taliban regime when girls could not go to school.
Reports from Cairo confirm that Sadat
passed practically unmourned by his compatriots.
That was a carte blanche for destroyers and--all proportions kept aside--recalls the point of no return created 40 years ago by Egypt's late President Anwar Sadat
vis-a-vis his Soviet allies.
had begun to worry about his future since the October 1973 war ended, and felt it would be prudent to find someone who could serve as president should anything happen to him.
Location : El Sadat
City, Egypt Details : Egypt's Environmental Affairs Agency has approved the establishment of a new ceramic and porcelain factory in El Sadat
City, with an estimated investment cost of EGP180 million ($32.
CAIRO: The daughter of Egypt s slain president Anwar Sadat
has filed legal complaints against the producers of an American film which portrays a dog named after her father, her lawyer said on Saturday.