It’s the anniversary of the assassination of the Arab world’s most famous peacemaker. We recall his greatest legacy: the return of the Sinai Peninsula to Egypt.

6 October 2020 By Paul Martin

On October 6 1980 I watched Anwar Sadat at the peak of his powers, reviewing his troops at a military ‘Victory Parade’ in Cairo.

One year later, I was reporting from Cairo as he was shot dead at the same location, along with ten others.

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