Former egyption president and air force comander. Ousted in 2011 after 30 yeasr as president, now facing carges of murdering protesters.
Mubarak believed that peace with Israel was an essential pillar needed to achieve internal stability in Egypt. As a result, he was particularly sensitive to Israel’s political and security-based move
Movers and shakers in Israeli society.
Mubarak’s legacy is clouded by the repressive manner in which he ruled the impoverished country of over 97 million people, but tempered by the chaos that followed his ouster.
Mubarak wanted peace to relieve Egypt of a massive military burden in having to be ready for war with Israel. But he also wanted to regain the stature it lost by signing the treaty with Israel.
Former president dies at 91 • PM hails ‘personal friend’
Former Egyptian strongman said Benjamin Netanyahu was willing to give up all of the Golan Heights in 1998.
The death of the 11 brings the total of those killed since the beginning of the operation to at least 261 suspected militants.
Critics say the contest recalled the kind of vote that kept Arab autocrats in power for decades before the 2011 Arab Spring.
Seven years on, though the Arab Upheaval’s inferno is still raging, several conclusions must be drawn already now.
Likewise, the survey exposed the ambiguous attitude of Israel’s Arab citizens to the agreement, or indeed to possible Israeli reconciliation with the neighboring Arab states.