Monday, November 5, 2012

"Turmoil in Sinai is quickly trickling toward Cairo"

... and most importantly, Israel is concerned.
"... The brawls between Egyptian police and armed gangs, apparently members of extreme Islamist groups, reached a peak on Saturday, when three policemen were shot dead by gunmen.
Immediately afterward, the policemen at the El-Arish police station launched a demonstration, blocking roads over what they said was contempt for their safety and that of the area's residents. They were joined by residents of El-Arish and members of the tribes who live in the nearby villages, who blocked the main roads leading to El-Arish. Later, policemen from the Sheikh Zawid police station joined the protest, abandoning their station and forcing the army to man it with soldiers...."

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