Netanyahu passes letter of condolences to Morsi for loss of sister
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sent a letter of condolences to Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi following the death of his sister, Fatima, who passed away earlier Monday after losing a long battle with cancer.


Egyptian media reported that Morsi arrived via helicopter to a stadium at A-Zagazig University to attend her funeral. The funeral took place at the Al Sharqia district, where the president was born. (Attila Somfalvi and Itamar Eichner)