March 26 1979 – The Israel-Egypt Peace Treaty is Signed in Washington, DC

March 26 1979 – The Israel-Egypt Peace Treaty is Signed in Washington, DCRate this post *Image Credit: Wikimedia Commons Five-and-half years after the Yom Kippur War, Egypt and Israel agreed to an historic peace treaty in Washington, DC on March 26, 1979. After more than three decades of combat, leaders from the two nations were finally able to bring hostilities to an official end following sixteen months of intense negotiations. The day after the creation of Israel on May 14, 1948 via a United Nations partition plan, Arab armies invaded the narrow strip of land on the eastern shores of the Mediterranean Sea. Called a “War of Independence” by the […]