Israel, Egypt and Jordan Have a Common Interest in Countering Islamic State and Hamas

(Ha'aretz) Amos Harel - Though the media focuses mainly on friction between Israel and its Arab neighbors, the behind-the-scenes relationship between Israel, Egypt and Jordan is very different. All have a common interest in countering both the Islamic State and Hamas. Egypt is even more hostile to Hamas in Gaza than Israel is, which has led it to keep its border crossing with Gaza closed to Palestinian traffic most of the year.

2016-03-10 00:00:00

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