Saturday, December 27, 2008

Daoud Kuttab: Egypt and Hamas on collision course

The relationship between the Egyptian government and the Islamic Hamas movement has considerably deteriorated as a result of the latest Israeli missile attack which followed the end of the truce, writes the Palestinian Christian journalist Daoud Kuttab. (his website is 

Hamas spokesman Fawzi Barhoum has been quoted as accusing Egypt of betrayal given the fact that foreign minister Tzipi Livni spoke from Cairo about the upcoming attack without her Egyptian counterpart reacting. Hamas supporters in Egypt and in Jordan used the attacks on Gaza to sharply criticize the Egyptian government. More on this tension HERE in the Huffington Post.

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