Subscribe Register Login

Tuesday, September 30, 2014, 1:28 p.m.
Top Picks - Mobile App

Israeli envoy in Egypt for cease-fire talks

By The Associated Press

This article was published November 18, 2012 at 10:58 a.m.

— Egyptian security officials said a senior Israeli official has arrived in Cairo for talks on reaching a cease-fire to end an Israeli offensive in the Gaza Strip.

The officials said the official arrived at Cairo’s airport and was immediately rushed away from the tarmac into talks. The officials, speaking on condition of anonymity under security guidelines, did not identify the Israeli.

Israeli officials declined comment.

Egypt has been leading international efforts to broker a truce to end five days of fighting between Israel and Hamas militants in Gaza.

Nabil Shaath, an aide to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas who was in Cairo, confirmed the Israeli’s arrival.

He said there are “serious attempts to reach a cease-fire.”

Shaath was headed to Gaza later Sunday to work on cease-fire efforts.

Comments on: Israeli envoy in Egypt for cease-fire talks

To report abuse or misuse of this area please hit the "Suggest Removal" link in the comment to alert our online managers. Read our Terms of Use policy.

Subscribe Register Login

You must login to make comments.

TOP JOBS

  • Instructors

    The University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UALR), located in...
    LITTLE ROCK, AR

  • Telemarketing agents

    Needed Position is part-time Starting at $9.00/hour Plus Bo...
    Bryant, AR

  • Driver

    - Hot Springs Boat manufacturer needing truck driver. Must h...
    HOT SPRINGS NATIONAL PARK, AR

  • Housekeeper

    ashley health and rehabilitation is accepting applications f...
    ROGERS, AR

  • Registered nurses

    Mercy Mercy Medical Center voted "Best Place to Work" by Ark...
    ROGERS, AR

Search 916 jobs >

Top Picks - Mobile App
Arkansas Online