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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...

Man Of The Year: Actor with a Will of Iron

An intimate look at the villager who became a ruler TIME Correspondent Robert Ajemian recently spent a day with Anwar Sadat. His portrait of the Egyptian...

MIDDLE EAST: Sadat's Sacred Mission

It could not have been more improbable or unexpected. It was as if a messenger from Allah had descended to the Promised Land on a magic carpet. At two minutes...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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: The Summit: Peeks Behind the Scenes

It scarcely seemed like a meeting of two countries still technically at war when Egypt's Anwar Sadat welcomed Israel's Menachem Begin to Ismailia last week...

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...

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...