Egypt: Politicians Call for Amending Peace Treaty


A number of politicians are calling for the amendment of the security appendices of Egypt's peace treaty with Israel which restricts the number of Egyptian forces in Sinai and their arming after 16 Egyptian border guards were killed last Sunday in a deadly attack in Rafah.

The Rafah Border crossing on the border between Egypt and the Gaza (file photo).

  • Egypt:  Military Funeral for Sinai Victims Begins, Mursi Absent

    Aswat Masriya, 7 August 2012

    The military funeral held on Tuesday for 16 Egyptian border guards who were killed in an armed attack on an Egyptian post in Sinai on Sunday night has begun. read more »

  • Egypt:  Mursi Visits Soldiers Wounded in Rafah Attack At Qubba Military Hospital

    Aswat Masriya, 7 August 2012

    President Mohamed Mursi visited on Tuesday afternoon the soldiers wounded in the Sinai attack at Cairo's Qubba Military Hospital to check on their health conditions. read more »

  • Egypt:  Attackers of Local Border Guards Will Be Brought to Justice

    Egypt State Information Service, 7 August 2012

    President Mohamed Morsi has vowed revenge from killers of Egyptian troops in Sinai. read more »

  • Egypt:  Morsi Vows Harsh Response to Cowardly Rafah Attack

    Egypt State Information Service, 7 August 2012

    President Mohamed Morsi has stressed on Monday 6/8/2012 that there is no way that the cowardly Rafah border attack will go unpunished, vowing a strong response to this criminal ... read more »

  • Egypt:  U.S. Offers Condolences to Nation's President

    Egypt State Information Service, 7 August 2012

    The United States has offered on Monday 6/8/2012 condolences to Egypt's President Mohamed Morsi over the killing of Egyptian borders guards in a terrorist attack in Sinai, ... read more »

  • Egypt:  Armed Forces Mourn Its Martyrs in Sinai

    Egypt State Information Service, 7 August 2012

    The Armed Forces mourned the death of the soldiers who were killed on Sunday 5/8/2012 at the eastern borders in Rafah. read more »

  • Egypt:  Military Funeral for Rafah Attack Victims Tuesday Noon

    Aswat Masriya, 7 August 2012

    A military funeral will be held on Tuesday at noon for 16 Egyptian border guards killed in a militant attack on a post in Rafah city on Sunday night. read more »

  • Egypt:  Military Funeral for Sinai Attack Victims At Cairo's Unknown Soldier Memorial

    Aswat Masriya, 7 August 2012

    A military funeral will be held on Tuesday at the Unknown Soldier Memorial in Cairo's Nasr City for victims of the Sinai attack, an official security source said on Monday. read more »

  • Egypt:  U.S. Expresses Condolences to Families of Sinai Attack Victims

    Aswat Masriya, 7 August 2012

    The United States on Monday expressed its condolences to families of the 16 Egyptian border guards who were killed on Sunday night in an attack on a post at Rafah city on the ... read more »

  • Egypt:  Egypt's Army Reaffirms Ability to Protect Sinai

    Aswat Masriya, 6 August 2012

    Egypt's armed forces confirmed that the "terrorist" Rafah attack implies that dangers and threats surround Sinai and calls for vigilance and caution to face schemes and ill ... read more »

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