Egypt: Police nab 16 trying to sneak into Israel

Egyptian border guards have arrested 14 Sudanese and two Eritreans who were allegedly tried to illegally cross from Egypt into Israel to look for jobs, a police officer in the northern Sinai Peninsula said Friday. All the Sudanese, who carry temporary asylum permits from Egypt, and the Eritreans, a man and a woman, told police that they paid money to some Beduin to help them cross into Israel to find better jobs.