Morsi to meet Abbas in light of escalation in south
Egyptian President Mohammad Morsi will hold a meeting with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Tuesday, the London-based Al-Hayat newspaper reported. Palestinian officials told the newspaper that the two will discuss recent escalation in the south of Israel and the Gaza Strip.


Egypt has reportedly held secret talks with Israel and Hamas to end the current escalation, however these did not prove successful. (Roi Kais)