Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (R) shakes hands with Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry (AFP)
Bloomberg: Old Mideast Foes Unite Over Gas Deals and Fighting Militants
* Israel said to back Palestinian peace initiative by Egypt
* Netanyahu assures accord with Turkey won’t stop gas to Egypt
When Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi turned a standard speech on electricity supplies into an unexpected appeal for peace between Israel and the Palestinians, one man who wasn’t surprised was Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
The televised address in May capped months of backstage diplomacy by a group including former British premier Tony Blair. With Netanyahu wary of a separate French-led proposal that could impose a solution to the Palestinian conflict, almost every step was coordinated with his veteran negotiator, Yitzhak Molcho, according to people familiar with the secret talks.
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WNU Editor: "The enemy of my enemy is my friend". My only surprise is that this story is not being covered as much as I thought it would be.
More News On Reports That Egypt Is Permitting Israel To Launch Drone Strikes Against ISIS Militants In The Sinai
Israel carried out drone strikes against terror groups in Sinai: report -- i24 News
Report: Israel has conducted drone strikes against terrorists in Sinai -- Jerusalem Post
With Egypt's blessing, Israel conducting drone strikes in Sinai -- report -- The Times of Israel/AP
Report: Israel Launched Numerous Drone Strikes in Sinai -- Haaretz
Israel is operating in the Sinai - with Egypt's blessing -- Arutz Sheva
Israel has launched drone strikes in Sinai with Egypt’s blessing: Report -- Middle East Eye
Israeli Drone Strikes in Sinai Point to Close Defense Cooperation With Egypt -- Haaretz
Israel Operating in the Sinai - With Egypt's Blessing -- Breaking Israel News
Israel Hits ISIS in Sinai as Ties With Egypt Intensify -- PJ Media
Israel Engaging In Drone Strikes Against ISIS In Egyptian Territory — Egypt Could Not Be Happier -- Daily Caller