After Saturday’s US State Department denial about discussing annexation with Netanyahu, the Isareli PM declared at a conference on Sunday that he wants American recognition for Israeli sovereignty in the Jordan Valley, adding that Israel has a “great opportunity” to achieve it, along with securing an Israeli-US mutual defence pact.
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Columnists picked up various topics on Sunday’s newspaper issues including commenting on the recent speech of the US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo who visited Cairo on Thursday last week. Cairo’s hosting of the Africa Cup of Nations in 2019 was also tackled. Emad El-Din Hussein, editor-in-chief of the private newspaper Al-Shorouk wrote that Pompeo’s …
Visit came two weeks after US decided to restore $195m in military aid to Egypt