Egypt deploys thousands of troops and tanks in Sinai, in coordination with Israel

15.08.2011                      15.Aw-Elul, 5771                       TuBeAw

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Egypt deploys thousands of troops and tanks in Sinai, in coordination with Israel

Egypt trying to stop Bedouin control of the northern Sinai peninsula and put an end to anarchy that has taken hold of the region since Mubarak's fall; top Israeli defense official in Cairo for talks.

Egypt, in coordination with Israel, has deployed its military in the northern Sinai Peninsula in order to gain control over the anarchy that has taken hold of the region, a senior Israeli defense official said on Sunday.
Egyptian troops escorted by tanks entered the Sinai Peninsula region on Friday in an attempt to put an end to the anarchy that has erupted there since the fall of the Mubarak regime….