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Report: US Threatens Cairo Aid Money Over Grapel, Tensions
| Gavriel Queenann
Posted on 08/29/2011 11:44:04 AM PDT by Nachum
Egyptian daily Al-Masry al-Youm reported Monday that Israel is behind a US bid to force Cairo to reduce tensions with Israel following a deadly border incident wherein at least three Egyptian soldiers were inadvertently killed by Israeli soldiers pursuing terrorists involved in a deadly terror attack that left 8 Israelis dead.
According to the report Washington has threatened to reduce aid to Cairo - which it was planning to dramatically increase - unless it releases Ilan Grapel, an Israeli-American tourist in Egypt who has been accused of being a Mossad spy.
Grapel was arrested at his downtown Cairo hotel by Egyptian state security officers in June on suspicion of working for Israeli intelligence to foment sectarian strife and gather intelligence on post-revolution Egypt.
(Excerpt) Read more at israelnationalnews.com ...
TOPICS: Israel; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: aid; cairo; egypt; israel; threatens; us
posted on 08/29/2011 11:44:08 AM PDT
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