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  7/19/2013, Av 12, 5773

Wide-Ranging Egyptian Army Campaign in Sinai Coming

The Egyptian army is planning to start a security campaign in the northern Sinai Peninsula in the next few days, according to Egyptian army sources cited, Friday, in the Al-Yaum As-Saba' newspaper.

The goal of the operation is to fight crime centers and the nests of terror and extremism, singling out jihadist [Muslim holy war -ed.] elements.