Egyptian Schools to Teach Peace Treaty with Israel for First Time

(Ha'aretz) The 1979 peace treaty between Israel and Egypt will be taught in Egyptian schools for the first time, Israel Army Radio reported Tuesday. A new Egyptian history textbook includes a chapter on the peace deal that speaks of the two countries having "ended the state of war" and of "each side respecting the sovereignty and independence of the other side."

2016-02-18 00:00:00

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