Report: Israeli Phones Disrupted from Egypt Jamming Terrorist Signals in Neighboring Sinai

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Ynetnews reports: IDF officers and Defense Ministry representatives met earlier this week with their counterparts in Egypt in an effort to halt disruptions to mobile phone services in southern Israel, a result of Egyptian jamming against ISIS-affiliated terrorists in Sinai.

Egyptian military officials reportedly told their Israeli counterparts at the Sharm El Sheikh meeting that their electronic warfare will continue as long as the fighting against the ISIS loyalists in the Peninsula continues.

Attempts to resolve the three-weeks-long crisis were also done through diplomatic channels, with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman and Communications Minister Ayoob Kara all trying to convince Cairo to stop the disruptions – to no avail.

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