Egyptian Sinai

Claim: Israeli Aircraft Struck Islamic State Targets in Egypt’s Sinai

TEL AVIV – A news agency known for its close ties to the Islamic State claimed that Israeli aircraft on Tuesday struck outposts of Wilayat Sinai, the IS’s branch in the Egyptian Sinai. With no documentary evidence to back up its claim, the Amaq News Agency reported that seven “Israeli drones, war-planes and helicopters” bombed targets in the IS-heavy north-eastern Sinai

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Israel Warns Against Trimming Peacekeeper Forces In Sinai

Israel has issued an unusually blunt warning against proposals to restructure the U.S.-led peacekeeping force in the Egyptian Sinai next door, saying any drawdown of the foreign troops would “reward terrorism”. Installed to monitor the demilitarization of the Sinai under

US Soldiers in Sinai Photo Sgt. Thomas DuvalArmy