Egyptian Planes Using Israeli Airspace

(Ynet News) Yoav Zitun - Egyptian Air Force planes have in recent months crossed into Israeli airspace with Israel's permission as part of Egypt's campaign against Islamic State in Sinai, Ynet learned on Tuesday. Egyptian aircraft have bombed IS targets in the vicinity of El Arish and Sheikh Zuweid in northern Sinai. The IDF is devoting more resources to intelligence gathering on the Egyptian border because of threats by IS, while the Israel Security Agency has established a special department for gathering intelligence in Sinai.

2015-12-17 00:00:00

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