Israpundit Digest

Support Israpundit


USD

ILS

CAD

Syndication

Blog Traffic

Pages

Pages|Hits |Unique

  • Last 24 hours: 25,556
  • Last 7 days: 114,552
  • Last 30 days: 114,552
  • Online now: 63
Los Angeles SEO
Current Entries

Recent Comments

  • Israpundit is pro-Jewish and pro-Israel (75)

    • honeybee: @ AbbaGuutuu: I am a Honey Bear.

    • AbbaGuutuu: honeybee Said: Sweet honeybee, XXXXXXXXXXXXXOOOOOOOOOOOOOO I said...

    • M Devolin: “Well here I am offering you a way to understand (quite...

    • Max: @ M Devolin: Well here I am offering you a way to understand (quite...

    • Max: M Devolin Said: “By dis-identification – by saying I, my ego my worth is...

  • Israeli, Palestinian teen offenders face different fates (18)

    • AbbaGuutuu: honeybee Said: didn’t need sympathetic ears, needed guns!!!!!! I...

    • honeybee: AbbaGuutuu Said: ympathetic ears didn’t need sympathetic...

    • AbbaGuutuu: honeybee Said: The Jewish Community atempted that course of...

    • AbbaGuutuu: Ted Belman Said: The major difference is that the Arabs are...

  • Does Israel’s triumph mean we are guilty? (7)

    • mar55: @ SHmuel HaLevi 2: @ yamit82: Whenever BB or someone from the Israeli...

    • ArnoldHarris: I am as glad as a man can be in that no Arab associated with...

    • honeybee: yamit82 Said: nationalistic aims over social and liberal aims TEA...

  • Islam’s Religious War with Everyone (20)

    • honeybee: dove Said: strawberry patch is starting to show signs of Do you...

    • honeybee: yamit82 Said: I know some who would be happy to volunteer Just what...

    • Ted Belman: Max Said: We have every business fighting world wide Jihadism. It...

    • yamit82: Max Said: You have made no rational arguement except to threaten me...

    • dove: @ M Devolin: Relax! He’s not worth it! Just got back from looking...

  • Palestinians issue list of demands for extension of peace talks (12)

    • AbbaGuutuu: yamit82 Said: The Oslo Accords did not give the Arabs rights to...

  • Ya’alon introduces new punitive measures for ‘violent’ settlements (8)

    • bernard ross: [I have nothing against this policy except that it should apply...

  • Meotti: “Why I Loathe the Israeli Elite” (2)

    • Max: Interesting. It is very rare to get accurate intel on the elite in any...

Archives

Sponsor

Fair Use

This site may contain copyrighted material the use of which has not always been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. We are making such material available in our efforts to advance understanding of political, human rights, economic, democracy, and social justice issues, etc. We believe this constitutes a 'fair use' of any such copyrighted material as provided for in section 107 of the US Copyright Law. In accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107, the material on this site is distributed without profit to those who have expressed a prior interest in receiving the included information for research, educational, or satirical purposes. If you wish to use copyrighted material from this site for purposes of your own that go beyond 'fair use', you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.

LIVE HEADLINE NEWS FEEDS
THERE IS NO DIPLOMATIC SOLUTION

Support Israpundit

USD

ILS

CND

  • February 28, 2013

    Cairo: Court orders Gaza tunnels destroyed

    Roi Kais, YNET

    A Cairo court ruled that the Egyptian government must destroy all tunnels between Egypt and the Gaza Strip.

    The labyrinth of tunnels is an infamous smuggling route for arms trafficking.

    It is also believed that 30% of the goods that reach the Gaza Strip, as well as over 1.5 million people a year, make their way through the tunnels in an attempt to bypass the blockade that has been imposed by Israel and Egypt for more than seven years.

    The underground maze stretching beneath Rafah, Sinai and Gaza is said to include 450 main tunnels and 750 sub-tunnels.


    Egypt’s ruling Muslim Brotherhood has close ties with the Hamas Islamists that run Gaza, but many Egyptians fear the enclave is a security risk for Egypt. Leftist lawyers said they brought the case with activists to force the government’s hand.

    Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi’s national security adviser Essam Haddad said that Egypt will not tolerate the two-way flow of smuggled arms through the tunnels, adding that it is destabilizing its Sinai Peninsula.

    Egyptian forces flooded some of the tunnels earlier this month.

    “The court ruled to make it obligatory that the government destroy the tunnels between Egypt and the Gaza Strip,” Judge Farid Tanaghou said.

    “I filed the case because I was worried about the state of national security in my country after the rise of the Muslim Brotherhood to power and its unclear policies and links with Hamas,” said Wael Hamdy, a lawyer who brought the case.

    He said the case had been brought after 16 Egyptian border guards were killed last August by militants near the Gaza border that highlighted lawlessness in the Sinai desert region adjoining Israel and Gaza.

    Cairo said some of the gunmen had entered Egypt through the Gaza tunnels, an accusation denied by the Palestinians.

    Dozens of tunnels have been destroyed since that incident, but, according to Hamdy, 2,000 are still open.

  • Posted by Ted Belman @ 9:21 am | Comments Off

    Comments are closed.

    Site Membership



    Google Site Search

    Editor

      Ted Belman

      tbelman3-at-gmail.com

    Mission

      News and Views on Israel, the Middle East, the war on terror and the clash of civilizations.

    Polls

    Will Israel attack Iran

    View Results

    Loading ... Loading ...

    RECOMMENDED BOOKS




    Tolerism2

    Iran islam

    Sharing

    mandate4

    Daily Archives

    April 2014
    S M T W T F S
    « Mar    
     12345
    6789101112
    13141516171819
    20212223242526
    27282930  

    Selected Israpundit Articles

    Sponsors

    Miscellaneous Info

      All Politic Sites