IDF Must Prepare for Jihad Attack on Eilat

[Ynet News] Meir Ohayon - A senior Israeli army official said the defense establishment needs to prepare for a possible global jihad attack on the southern town of Eilat: "Eilat is a target. In the last two years many global jihad attacks were carried out around it." The escalation in infiltration attempts from the Egyptian border, al-Qaeda's threats to carry out a terror attack in Israel, and the formation of terror cells in Sinai, Jordan, and Saudi Arabia give the IDF further reason to step up operations to thwart infiltrations.

2006-09-19 01:00:00

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