Israel-Egypt

Egypt considering move that would send "shockwaves" through the Middle East

After announcing that it intends to join the Hauge lawsuit against Israel, Egypt is considering intensifying measures and freezing diplomatic relations by returning the ambassador.

Egyptian President al-Sisi (Photo: Kobi Gideon)

Anger in Egypt against Israel is increasing, and now it seems that Cairo is seriously considering translating that anger into practical moves against the Jewish State.

According to a report in the Wall Street Journal, Egypt is considering downgrading its diplomatic relations with Israel by returning its ambassador from Tel Aviv to Cairo.

The source of tensions between Israel and Egypt began last week following the start of the military operation in Rafah, about which Israel informed Egypt only a few hours before its start and did not wait for its approval.

In response, Egypt announced in recent days that it would join the lawsuit at the International Court of Justice filed by South Africa accusing Israel of genocide against the Palestinians.

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