Ya'alon: Egypt Poised for Sinai Counter-Terrorism Operation

(Jerusalem Post) Yaakov Lappin - Egypt is poised to launch a large counter-terrorism operation against radical Islamic cells in Sinai, Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon said Tuesday. "I hope that the Egyptian security forces overcome the challenge of extremist Islam in Sinai. They have beefed up their forces and are preparing for an assault operation....We see more effective activities by the Egyptian army and security bodies in recent months, particularly in recent weeks following the regime change that occurred."

2013-07-24 00:00:00

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