Tag Archives: Sinai

There’s trouble brewing down south on Gaza’s border

The knifing intifada appears to be waning – for the moment at least, a testament to the IDF and the police’s counter-terror and intelligence activities. But down south on the border with Gaza, there is trouble brewing once more. Last … Continue reading

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Rockets, targeted assassinations, the UN and Syria

Although I haven’t reported on this subject lately, rocket fire from Gaza and Sinai into Israel has hardly ceased for a minute. As the Jerusalem Post reports: Palestinian terrorists fired three rockets at the Eshkol Regional council in the early … Continue reading

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Mubarak’s release, misreading the Muslim Brotherhood and Sinai chaos

It appears that former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has been cleared of all charges and is about to be released, according to his lawyer: Hosni Mubarak, the former Egyptian president overthrown in an uprising in 2011, will be released from … Continue reading

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How the Palestinians cut off their nose to spite our face

No matter how many concessions the Palestinians receive from Israel, they are always received with such bad grace and so much negativity that it’s hard to see why on earth Israel should negotiate with them about anything at all.  They … Continue reading

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Grads on Eilat

Eilat was today’s target for two Grad missiles fired from Sinai. Thankfully no one was hurt and there was no serious damage but it could have been so much worse: At least two Grad rockets fired from the Sinai area … Continue reading

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Sinai terrorists were educated Egyptians, not Bedouins

To the surprise of many people, it now turns out that the terrorists who initiated the cross-border attack at the Israel-Egypt border a couple of weeks ago did not fit the usual profile of Sinai terrorists: they were well-educated middle-class … Continue reading

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