Extraordinarily good times in the relationship between Israel and Egypt

THE HILL
The Israel-Egypt partnership deepens
by Oren Kessler
August 5, 2016

Egypt last week marked Revolution Day, the day commemorating the 1952 Free Officers’ revolt that toppled the playboy King Farouk. Next door in Israel, the Egyptian embassy threw a party. Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife attended, as did its president. Flags of both nations flew; anthems of both were sung. Balloons in the Egyptian colors were strewn over the embassy pool, and a woman dressed like Cleopatra delivered remarks. It was the first time in six years that Egypt’s embassy in Tel Aviv publicly marked the event. READ MORE

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