Egypt Threatens Military Action Against Gaza

(Times of Israel) Avi Issacharoff - Egyptian security officials on Thursday warned that they have drafted plans for attacking targets in Gaza, should there be an escalation in violence against Egyptian forces in Sinai by Gaza-based terror groups. The commander of Egypt's Second Army, Gen. Ahmed Waasfi, said Wednesday that the Egyptian military's patience with jihadists in Gaza was wearing thin. Military sources said Egyptian unmanned aerial vehicles recently overflew Gaza and photographed a number of sites. According to Israeli and Egyptian intelligence, most of the terror groups operating in Sinai have some sort of organizational foundation in Gaza, including weapon caches and training camps.

2013-10-03 00:00:00

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