1. Egypt and Israel have recently held talks about Egypt’s demarcation of its maritime border in the Gulf of Aqaba with Saudi Arabia that was concluded over the weekend during Saudi King Salman’s historic visit to Cairo, Egyptian daily Al-Ahram reported.
Read more: ‘Egypt-Saudi maritime border deal requires change to peace treaty with Israel’
2. Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has quietly established a constitutional court that analysts say concentrates more power in his hands and may allow him to sideline the Islamist group Hamas in the event of a succession struggle.
Read more: With new decree, Abbas tightens grip on power