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Report: Hamas trains Egyptian Islamists in Sinai in planting car bombs

Egypt state TV reported Hamas, an offshoot of the Muslim Brotherhood, has been training their Egyptian peers. Hamas denies allegations.

Egypt on Thursday extended its ‘State of Emergency’ by 2 months because of the security situation.



The Hamas Islamist group ruling Gaza has been teaching Egyptian Islamists how to plant bombs in cars, Egyptian state television said on Thursday.

HAMAS GUNMEN hold a poster depicting Mohamed Morsi of the Muslim Brotherhood in Gaza City June 2012.

Hamas also gave 400 landmines to Egyptian militant groups, said the television. Hamas is an offshoot of Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood.

Hamas rejected the allegations on Thursday.

“This is completely incorrect,” said Fawzi Barhoum, spokesman for the Islamist group.  He said that the report was an “attempt to demonize Hamas”.

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Egyptian marine security shoot 2 Gaza fishermen & detain 5 others

This armed confrontation is an example of deteriorating relations between Hamas and Egypt since ouster of Islamist Morsi and rejection of the Muslim Brotherhood.


Egyptian naval police shot and wounded two Palestinian fishermen and detained five off the Gaza Strip on Friday, medics said, an incident that hinted at increased tension between Gaza’s Islamist Hamas rulers and Cairo.

A Palestinian boy fishes at the Gaza Seaport

A Palestinian boy fishes at the Gaza Seaport – Photo: REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa

Fishermen from Gaza have often brought in catch from Egyptian territory to sidestep restrictions imposed by Israel’s naval blockade of the enclave. But Egypt has grown less tolerant of this practice since Islamist president Mohamed Morsi was toppled by the military almost two months ago.

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Egypt Reports: Mossad pays $1,000 per photo to ‘Israeli spy in Sinai’

Egyptian security source says Israeli ‘spy network’ discovered just days after Grad rockets fired from Sinai on Eilat

By Roi Kais


An Egyptian security source relayed on Wednesday to the Palestinian Maan news agency new details which he claims surfaced in the interrogation of the man arrested a few days ago in the Sinai Peninsula. The man allegedly stood at the head of a spy network, working in Israel’s favor there.

Egyptian SecurityThe source said that the accused is a 35-year-old Bedouin who admitted in his interrogation to passing along military, political and economic information to the Mossad.

The source told the Palestinian news agency that the information the man supplied revolved around protests that occurred in Egypt. Continue Reading »