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January 17, 2012 10:28 am

Sinai Bedouins: “We Have Smuggled Thousands of Shoulder-Launched Missiles to Gaza”

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CNN – Egypt’s military-led government, struggling to manage the transition to democracy, has a rising adversary: rebellious Bedouin tribes.

At a meeting last Friday in the south Sinai desert, Bedouin leaders accused the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces of treason against Egypt and warned that — if necessary — they might take up arms to achieve greater representation in the nation’s new parliament.

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