The American Empire in a Changing World


Tuesday, August 21, 2012

''Egypt president to visit Iran, a first in decades''

From Egyptian Gazette

''The visit could mark a thaw between the two countries after years of enmity, especially since Egypt signed its 1979 peace treaty with Israel and Iran underwent its Islamic revolution. Under Morsi's predecessor Hosni Mubarak, Egypt, predominantly Sunni Muslim, sided with Saudi Arabia and other Sunni-dominated Arab states in trying to isolate Shiite-led Iran.''

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