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.
Israel has boosted its rocket defences near its southern border with Egypt to counter possible attacks from Islamist militants fighting security forces in Egypt’s Sinai peninsula, Israeli officials said on Tuesday.
Within hours of Egypt’s elected president being overthrown this month, militant fellow Islamists in the Sinai peninsula were talking of making war on Cairo’s security forces.