Archive: 6/6/2011
Daily Israel Report
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  6/6/2011, Sivan 4, 5771

Civil War Threatens Heavily-Armed Sinai Area South of Israel


Civil war may break out among heavily-armed Bedouin tribes in the Sinai, which has become a lawless area since the Egyptian uprising this year.

Violence in the volatile Sinai Peninsula, directly south of Gaza and bordering the Eilat area, could bring more instability as Israel’s southern border, plagues for years by salve trade, drug and weapons trafficking by Bedouin and Hamas terrorists.