Israpundit Digest

Blog Traffic

Pages

Pages|Hits |Unique

  • Last 24 hours: 23,274
  • Last 7 days: 183,503
  • Last 30 days: 675,099
  • Online now: 50
fabricant de lanterneaux

Chit Chat

Recent Comments

  • How to ensure Netanyahu is our next Prime Minister. (6)
    • Bear Klein: @ Justin:Israel is very safe except for bad drivers. The safety thing is a perception...
    • bernard ross: Justin Said: You tolerated, if not encouraged, more extreme comment alleging that I...
    • Bear Klein: Max, Israel is very safe except for bad drivers. The safety thing is a perception...
    • yamit82: Justin Said: These are the kinds of things I would be interested in discussing if I were...
    • Justin: More than a few months have passed since you first engaged me on Breitbart, invited me to...
  • Bad arguments about a bad deal with Iran (1)
    • Eric R.: All this talk about bad arguments by the Obama Administration are not directly the...
  • Fact Check: President Obama Oversells Iran Nuke Deal in Interview (7)
    • bernard ross: yamit82 Said: Rhetorical elegance aside, I heard nothing new except BB has pulled...
    • yamit82: @ SHmuel HaLevi 2: Observations: Rhetorical elegance aside, I heard nothing new except...
    • bernard ross: SHmuel HaLevi 2 Said: With Islam there are no alternatives. here is a good example...
    • SHmuel HaLevi 2: @ Ted Belman: Congratulations to Mr. Netanyahu. With Islam there are no...
  • NETANYAHU DELIVERS OUTSTANDING SPEECH (23)
    • mar55: @ yamit82: Nancy Pelosi must be on her 5th. menopause.
    • Max: yamit82 Said: Deprogramming???? Lobotomy would be my first choice. Destruction and murder is...
    • Max: @ yamit82: The only other system is fascism or it’s extreme which is totalitarianism...
    • yamit82: Max Said: Alas for Democracy, and human freedom – the economic system is in direct...
    • yamit82: @ Max: Pelosi was crying because of being subjected to forced deprogramming. The...

Sponsors

.

Sponsor

.

Dry Bones
Dry Bones

Advertisments

.
”souvenirs”

Monthly Archives

March 2015
S M T W T F S
« Feb    
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
293031  

Archives

LIVE HEADLINE NEWS FEEDS
THERE IS NO DIPLOMATIC SOLUTION

SUPPORT ISRAPUNDIT

 Donate USA  Donate
ISL
 Donate
CAN
  • 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.

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

    Comments are closed.

    Site Membership



    Editor


      Ted Belman

      tbelman3- at- gmail.com

    Search

    MANTUA BOOKS (recommended)




    Tolerism2

    RECOMMENDED BOOKS


    Iran islam


    apes

    LOVE


    Sharing

    mandate4

    Selected Israpundit Articles

    Miscellaneous Info

      All Politic Sites