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August 14, 2011 6:23 pm

Egypt Deploys Military to Curb Sinai Anarchy

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JPost – Egypt launched a massive military operation on Sunday to stop al-Qaida and Bedouin terrorists and to restore order to the Sinai Peninsula which fell into anarchy following the revolution in the country earlier this year.

Israeli defense officials said they were aware of the operation, known as Operation Eagle, and that head of the Defense Ministry’s Diplomatic-Security Bureau Amos Gilad had visited Cairo earlier this month to discuss a wide-range of issues with the interim Egyptian government including the operation in the Sinai.

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