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Friday, May 27, 2016

Egypt seeks to advance own Israeli-Palestinian peace initiaitve

Prophecy Sign:  The future seven year peace/covenant

Once again, the push for Middle-East peace is on again.  This time with a couple of carrots at the end of the stick.  Should Israel sit down and talk peace, former British Prime Minister, Tony Blair promises that the Arab nations will work towards normalized relations with Israel.  In addition, Egypt which already has a peace deal with Israel wants to be in on the talks to help kick-start the process.  

One day soon, peace will be negotiated, and the nations of the world, including Israel, will declare it to be peace at last.  However the bible tells us that this is but a false peace and it will not last.

You boast, "We have entered into a covenant with death, with the realm of the dead we have made an agreement. When an overwhelming scourge sweeps by, it cannot touch us, for we have made a lie our refuge and falsehood our hiding place." Isaiah 28:15 NIV

Egypt seeks to advance own Israeli-Palestinian peace initiative
While France has pushing for an international peace summit in Paris in an effort to restart negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians, Egypt has been working behind the scenes on its own diplomatic initiative. The last few days have seen significant diplomatic efforts led by Egypt designed to organize a summit between Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi. The latter, who intends to mediate between the two, is said to be planning the summit to take place in Cairo.

Blair: Arab states will normalize Israel ties for peace talks
Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair said on Tuesday that if the Netanyahu government agrees to negotiate with the Palestinian Authority on the basis of the Arab peace initiative, Arab states would be willing to take steps to normalize their relations with Israel, Haaretz reported. Speaking at a conference in London, Blair said that there’s a chance, under the present circumstances in the Middle East, that Arab countries would be willing to be more flexible in framing the outlines of their initiative and take normalization steps while Israeli-Palestinian negotiations were underway, rather than waiting for a permanent status agreement between Israel and the Palestinians.

Palestinian PM denies report of planned Israel-Egypt-PA summit
Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah on Tuesday denied reports of a planned tripartite meeting between Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. On Tuesday, the Palestinian news agency Maan reported that a delegation of high-ranking Israeli officials from the Foreign and Defense ministries had met in Cairo with two Egyptian national security officials with the express aim of coordinating such a meeting.

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