There is allegedly sound cooperation on intelligence between Egypt and Israel, intent on fighting Islamic terrorism operating so close to their borders.
"Anyone sponsoring terrorism will be punished no matter where they are," says Military spokesman; Egyptian air force cooperating with Libyan National Army.
Sectarian attacks occur often in Egypt but are usually confined to home burning, crop razing, attacks on churches, and forced displacement.
Ancient traditions. Ethnic and religious minority. Distinctive culture. Ongoing persecution. Any of that sound familiar?
Even though the statue has not be unveiled, it has caught the attention of local residents of the conservative city.
The Egyptian government stated that it decided to renounce sovereignty in the islands to the Kingdom following the work of a joint Egyptian-Saudi committee.
There is peace between Israel and Egypt since 1979. The two states also cooperate with each other against Islamic State (ISIS) in the Sinai Peninsula.
The goal of the operation is to “root out terrorist elements” from Sinai towns of Rafah, El-Arish, and Sheikh Zuweid.
Security forces were combing the area in search of the suspects.
Israeli expert to ‘Post’: On one hand President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi’s government has been able to produce a kind of stability, but on the other, it has violated peoples’ rights.