Report: Some Israeli Tourists Remain in Sinai Despite Terror Threat

The Algemeiner reports: Some Israeli citizens traveling in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula were undeterred by an urgent warning issued by their government on Tuesday that called on them to return home, Israel’s Channel 2 reported.

“We’re not afraid, there are also warnings in Europe,” one Israeli tourist in Sinai was quoted as saying.

The Counter-Terrorism Bureau of the Israeli Prime Minister’s Office on Tuesday elevated the risk level in Sinai to 1 — an “extreme concrete threat.” The warning noted that the sixth anniversary on Wednesday of the outbreak of the 2011 revolution that brought down the government of Hosni Mubarak could see violence in Egypt.

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