Egypt Says Planes Patrolling Sinai without Israel Okay

(AFP) Egyptian warplanes are patrolling the Sinai without Israeli consent, despite a 1979 peace treaty limiting Egypt's military presence in the peninsula, Egypt's air force chief said on Thursday. "Sinai is our land, and we do not need permission to increase our forces on our land," said General Reda Hafiz, according to the official MENA news agency.

2011-10-14 00:00:00

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