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Hamas Raises Alert Level Following Eilat Rocket Attack

Hamas on Wednesday raised its readiness level in the wake of four rockets fired on Israel from the Egyptian Sinai Peninsula, as well as claims that the Israel Air Force struck a cross-border tunnel between Egypt and Gaza, killing two.

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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