Hamas Cooperating with Sinai Jihadis Who Rocketed Israel

(Jerusalem Post) Yaakov Lappin - According to Israeli intelligence evaluations, Hamas cooperated during the recent Gaza conflict with jihadi elements in Sinai who fired two rockets at Eilat on July 15, wounding four and destroying a number of vehicles. There are hundreds of Salafi jihadis based in Gaza, many of whom move to and from Sinai, smuggling weapons and plotting attacks. While enforcing truces with Israel, Hamas has often signaled to the Sinai groups that they are free to attack Israel as they please.

2014-09-17 00:00:00

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