ISRAELIS RETURN LAST OF CAPTURED LAND TO EGYPT
Israel handed back the Red Sea beach resort of Taba to Egypt yesterday, after international arbitration ended a seven-year border dispute. The move completed Israel's withdrawal from Egyptian territory captured in the 1967 Middle East War.Skip to next paragraph
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Israeli officials said the pullout removed the last obstacle to warming relations between Israel and Egypt. But Egyptian officials forecast no major improvement until Israel moved on the Palestinian problem.