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EGYPT - ISRAEL
Egyptian air strike on Sinai. At least 20 dead
Helicopters and jets have bombed the village of al-Arish, where radical Islamists who killed 16 Egyptian border guards were in hiding. A test for President Morsi. Israel calls for more security and emphasizes the presence of global radical Jihad in the Gaza Strip. Hamas on the defensive.
06/08/2012 EGYPT - ISRAEL
Sinai, armed Egyptian group kills 16 police
The attack occurred last night near the Rafah crossing. The commandos stormed the checkpoint with armored vehicles, anti-tank rockets and grenades. There are still no claims of responsibility. This morning the Israeli army found the bodies of five assailants. The Egyptian president declares a state of emergency.
18/06/2012 ISRAEL - EGYPT
Sinai, firefight between Israeli forces and Egyptian Islamic terrorists; two dead
It is suspected to be a demonstrative act to celebrate the likely victory of the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood in the presidential elections. The shooting occurred along the fortified barrier along the border. The extremists penetrated through the Gaza Strip. Among the dead, a terrorist and a worker from the Israeli Defense Force.
23/02/2009 ISLAM - EGYPT
Attack in Cairo. Suspicions point to Hezbollah and Iran
A young French tourist is dead. Wounded other French, a German, three Saudis and four Egyptians. It is an attack on the Egyptian tourist industry, already humbled by the global economic crises.
24/01/2008 EGYPT – ISRAEL – PALESTINE
Egypt blocks Palestinian ‘exodus’ in Rafah
Since yesterday Egypt’s border police has allowed some 350,000 Gazans to reach Rafah driven by the need to buy food and fuel. Ordered by Egyptian President Mubarack, police is today stopping cars and people illegally coming through the breaks in the border wall. In Israel the country’s High Court is asked to hear a petition presented by some associations who want the blockade lifted.
26/01/2008 PALESTINE - ISRAEL
Palestinians continue flooding into Egypt
The Egyptian army seems powerless to stop the flood, which is now flowing in both directions. Mubarak appeals for dialogue between Hamas and Fatah. Egyptians and Israelis demonstrate against the isolation of the Gaza Strip.
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