40 years on: What did Egyptians make of peace with Israel?

Source: Madamasr

Author(s): Mostafa Mohie

Original Link: https://madamasr.com/en/2018/10/05/feature/politics/40-years-on-what-did-egyptians-make-of-peace-with-israel/

“You won’t believe how Egyptians react to the Israeli flag being flown for the first time in Cairo in 1980,” reads the title of a YouTube video featuring brief segments from the opening ceremony of the first Israeli Embassy in Cairo.

The ceremony was held on February 18, 1980, at the embassy’s first location, on Mohie Eddin Abul Ezz Street in Dokki. It subsequently moved to a different building near Cairo University in Giza. After being stormed by protesters twice in 2011, it moved to its final location in Maadi.

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