Saturday October 24, 2020

Egypt recalls ambassador to Israel

Egypt yesterday recalled its ambassador to Israel to protest the deaths of at least three Egyptian troops killed in a shootout between Israeli soldiers and Palestinian militants on the border between the two countries.

20th August, 2011

Egypt yesterday recalled its ambassador to Israel to protest the deaths of at least three Egyptian troops killed in a shootout between Israeli soldiers and Palestinian militants on the border between the two countries.

Authorities in Cairo said they held Israel ‘‘politically and legally responsible’’ for the incident last Thursday, and demanded an investigation and an apology.

Israel has pledged to investigate the deaths. The decision sharply escalated tensions between the...

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