Who Is Trying to Set Egypt Ablaze?

(Asharq Al-Awsat-UK) Osman Mirghani - The people of Sinai previously complained about the lack of security in view of the presence of armed Jihadist groups who were moving freely into and out of Gaza via tunnels, in coordination with extremist Palestinian groups that also sought to extend their presence onto Sinai. The Egyptian forces' reaction to the killing of its soldiers in Sinai, by attacking the tunnels at the Egyptian-Palestinian border and closing the Rafah border crossing, reflects the country's shock and anger. This also reflects the Egyptian people's suspicions that Hamas provided the attackers with support; or at the very least turned a blind eye to them and allowed them freedom of movement.

2012-08-14 00:00:00

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