Egypt named a new ambassador to Israel. Israel accepted the appointment of Mohammed Asim Ibrahim as Egypt’s ambassador in Tel Aviv, shortly after Jordan returned its ambassador to Israel. Violating their peace treaties with Israel, the two countries withdrew their ambassadors at the beginning of the intifada to protest Israel’s moves to quell Palestinian terrorism.
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