Intelligence intercepts being used to assess what happened to a Russian airplane that crashed over the Sinai Peninsula came from Israel.
A Russian airliner carrying 224 passengers and crew crashed in Egypt’s Sinai peninsula on Saturday, the Egyptian civil aviation authority said, and a security officer who arrived at the scene said most of the passengers appeared to have been killed.
Attackers on Egypt’s Sinai peninsula opened fire on Israeli soldiers across the border on Wednesday, wounding two, the Israeli military said.
Residents in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula said on Wednesday they found a beheaded corpse bearing a note signed by an Islamist militant group linked to the Syria and Iraq-based Islamic State, accusing the victim of being an Israeli spy.
An Islamist group linked to Al-Qaida claimed responsibility for the attack on a tour bus traveling from the Sinai Peninsula to Israel, which left at least four dead.
An explosion on a tourist bus in Egypt’s Sinai near the Israeli border wounded four people, an army source said.
Those Al Qaeda types operating among the Bedouin in Sinai are scaring Israel, the PA and Hamas alike. So why do Bibi’s Israel Hayom pals call them ‘Palestinian’ terrorists?
Punishing the Egyptian military by suspending aid might seem like the right thing to do. But it would likely have a catastrophic impact on Israel’s peace with Egypt.
Israel is neither confirming nor denying that it was responsible for a drone attack on terrorists near its border with Egypt.
An Islamist militant group said on Saturday four of its members were killed in an Israeli drone strike in Egypt’s North Sinai region.