Armed Bedouin Surround U.S., International Peacekeepers in Sinai

(AP-ABC News) Raul O. Garces - About 300 Bedouin armed with automatic rifles mounted on pickup trucks surrounded the camp of an international peacekeeping force in the Sinai desert Wednesday, where 300 Colombian, 80 U.S. and 58 Uruguayan soldiers are stationed to monitor compliance with the Israeli-Egyptian peace treaty. The Bedouin group is trying to pressure Egypt to release five Bedouin convicted of terrorism in 2005 bombing attacks in Sharm el-Sheik in southern Sinai.

2012-03-15 00:00:00

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