Egypt Replaces Tanks with Armored Vehicles in Sinai

(Reuters-Chicago Tribune) Egypt's military is deploying light armored vehicles in Sinai to replace some heavy tanks whose presence at the border area had raised concerns in Israel, security sources said on Tuesday. "Egypt's decision to remove tanks was taken to calm Israel after it voiced concerns about the presence of tanks near its borders," said Safwat al Zayaat, a retired army general and military expert.

2012-09-05 00:00:00

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