Middle East

Jul 22, 2014

Egypt’s distrust of Hamas strains Palestinian ties

Could Egypt be doing more to broker a peace deal between Israel and Gazan militants? Rachel Williamson, freelance journalist in Cairo, says although Egypt used to support the Palestinian cause, its fear of Hamas has caused it to take a step back.

As the death toll in Gaza passed 500 on Monday, regional peacemaker Egypt and Hamas play ideological politics.


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