Mofaz to meet Mubarak in Egypt on Tuesday

Defense Minister Shaul Mofaz has acquiesced on Friday to aninvitation to visit Egypt by the country's president Hosni Mubarak. Mofaz will visit Egypt on Tuesday. He is expected toemphasize that the rise of Hamas to the leadership of thePalestinian Authority was not merely Israel's problem, but amounted to a strategic threat to all peaceful nations in the Middle East.