Egypt launches massive operation to control Sinai

15.08.2011                      15.Aw-Elul, 5771                       TuBeAw

Sinai:

Egypt launches massive operation to control Sinai

Defense officials say they were aware of, welcome operation known as Operation Eagle which is set to stop al-Qaida, Bedouin terrorists.

Egypt launched a massive military operation on Sunday to stop al-Qaida and Beduin 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 visited Cairo earlier this month to discuss a wide range of issues with the interim Egyptian government, including the operation in Sinai….