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  3/18/2014, Adar Bet 16, 5774

Report: Iran Told Hamas to Carry Out Attacks in Sinai

Iran has told Hamas to carry out attacks in the Sinai Peninsula, according to an Egyptian security source, cited Tuesday by a London-based Arabic newspaper.

The source said Hamas has sent coded instructions for attacks to Sinai terrorists. The instructions included Hamas promises to send terrorists to take part. The source noted that Hamas is trying to get close to the government in Tehran and needs the Islamic Republic's funding.