Egypt withdraws envoy from TA, summons Israeli ambassador

20.08.2011                      20.Aw-Elul, 5771                      Ekew

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Egypt withdraws envoy from TA, summons Israeli ambassador

Egypt says security men killed in IDF operation chasing terrorists following deadly Eilat attack; protests held at Israel embassy in Cairo, consulate in Alexandria; demonstrators demand annulment of Camp David accords.

Egypt said on Saturday it is withdrawing its ambassador from Israel pending an investigation by Jerusalem of the killings of Egyptian security personnel at the border, in a sign of rising tension between the two countries.
Egypt's cabinet also summoned the Israeli ambassador in Cairo in protest, demanding an apology from Israeli leadership over statements made accusing Egyptian military rulers of losing their grip on the Sinai peninsula….