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MIDDLE EAST: Maneuvering Toward the Summit

Merchant ships moved through the Suez Canal last week for the first time since the Six-Day War eight years ago. In preparation for the canal's formal reopening...

A Letter From The Publisher, Sep. 24, 1979

In addition to its coverage of the week's news, TIME in recent years has been giving its readers a bonus: excerpts from major books of international...

OMAN: Emerging from the Dark Ages

A young monarch struggles to overcome his country's medieval past The Sultanate of Oman, which means "peaceful land"in Arabic, is so remote that it has often...

Press: The Prisoners of Thurmont

For the Camp followers, nary a leak to plug While Anwar Sadat and Menachem Begin were conferring with Jimmy Carter at Camp David, a vignette that might have...

CONFERENCES: Pledging a Tithe That Binds

Egyptian President Anwar Sadat, the host, grandly declared it a "full success." Well, not exactly. But by the standards of Third World conferences the first...

Letters, Dec. 19, 1977

Risk for Peace To the Editors: I've watched numerous world leaders take risks that might lead their countries to war. Now Egypt's President Sadat seems willing...

Nation: Camp David: A Palatial Retreat

When Anwar Sadat signed the guest book at Camp David's presidential house, Aspen Lodge, he was checking in at the world's most exclusive and elaborate...

MIDDLE EAST: The Problems Sadat Left Behind

When Egyptian President Anwar Sadat flew to Washington last week, he left behind him a peace process that had ground very nearly to a halt. As one Egyptian...

MIDDLE EAST: Farewells in the Rose Garden

But hopes for only a brief pause in the peace process For Jimmy Carter and Menachem Begin, it marked the very last time they would meet in the White House...

MIDDLE EAST: Heading for a Political Crossing

The Israelis and the Arabs clearly had a bad case of the jitters as they waited for the start of the Middle East peace conference in Geneva this week. Along...

MIDDLE EAST: Sadat's Confidence Restored

The next step is a "declaration of principles " Only a week earlier, a distressed Anwar Sadat had told journalists that he was disappointed and embarrassed...

World: A Surge of Hope in the U.S.

In the roseate afterglow of Anwar Sadat's historic visit to Israel, Americans experienced a powerful surge of hope for peace in the Middle East. About 86% of...

MIDDLE EAST: Trying to Sell the Deal

Secretary of State Henry Kissinger undertook another Middle East shuttle last week, this time between the State Department and Capitol Hill. Kissinger's...

World: Angry Settlers at Little Sea

Beyond his anger at Israel's general approach to negotiations, Anwar Sadat is outraged by Premier Menachem Begin's determination to hold on to 16 Jewish...

LIBYA: Living the 'Third Theory'

Egyptian President Anwar Sadat calls him "the lunatic of Libya." The CIA, TIME has learned, commissioned a secret psychological profile, which suggested that...

Milestones, Nov. 3, 1975

Engaged. Jehan Sadat, 14, youngest of Egyptian President Anwar Sadat's three daughters; and Mahmoud Osman, 25, son of Osman Ahmed Osman, Egypt's Minister of...