Times: Egypt seeks Israeli approval to target al-Qaeda in Sinai

The Egyptian army will ask Israel for approval to launch a large counterterrorist offensive against Islamic extremists in the lawless Sinai Peninsula, violating the peace treaty between the two countries, the British Times reports.


According to the report, jihadist groups have exploited the political crisis in Cairo by attacking Egyptian and Israeli targets in Sinai over recent days. As part of the Egyptian operation, thousands of troops will be sent into the region to crush the threat from terrorists, including al-Qaeda affiliates. (Ynet)


פרסום ראשון: 07.11.13, 07:06