Egypt's Mubarak condemns IDF raid in Ramallah

Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak firmly condemned Israel's raid into the Palestinian territories on Thursday as he met with Israeli Premier Ehud Olmert to revive the long-stalled Mideast peace process, Egypt's news agency said. "Israel's security cannot be achieved through military force but by serious endeavors toward peace," the state-run MENA news agency quoted Mubarak as telling Olmert during their meeting in this Red Sea resort. Just hours before the summit, Israeli troops, backed by armored personnel carriers and bulldozers, raided the West Bank city of Ramallah, sparking a gunbattle that killed two Palestinians and wounded 25 others.