Dr. Ashraf Marwan, who had been accused of being a senior Mossad agent operating in Egypt prior to the Yom Kippur War, is found dead below the balcony of his home in London; Scotland Yard investigates the "unexplained" death.
Mohammed al-Attar is sentenced to 15 years in an Egyptian prison after being convicted of being a Mossad agent. 2007-04-21 (Context: Egypt, Mossad)
A car mounts the pedestrian sidewalk near the Natural History Museum on Exhibition Road, and injures 11 people. London police believe the incident is not terror related. They arrested the driver but later released him. 2017-10-7 (Context: London)
Thirty-thousand North Korean rocket propelled grenades are seized off the coast of Egypt by American forces after being purchased by Egyptian business executives for $23 million (EGBP406 million-W20 billion). 2017-10-2 (Context: Egypt)
The New York Police Department and London's Metropolitan Police Service open investigations into alleged sexual assault allegations against the American film producer Harvey Weinstein. 2017-10-12 (Context: London)
Palestinian factions, Hamas and Fatah, sign a unity deal in Cairo, that is also publicly supported by the governments of Egypt and Saudi Arabia. The Fatah-controlled Palestinian National Authority (PNA), along with Israel, currently govern the West Bank. According to the signatories of the deal, the PNA will take administrative control of the Gaza Strip, and, along with Hamas, police its borders. The signatories consider the agreement a first step, and, if productive, plan to meet next month to address the remaining issues. The government of Israel opposes any involvement by Hamas in a Palestinian government. 2017-10-12 (Context: Egypt)
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