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Egypt nabs terror cell targeting Israelis

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Egypt arrested a terror cell planning an attack on Israeli tourists in Sinai, the Ma’an Palestinian news agency reported.

Some 25 members of the cell were arrested Thursday by Egyptian security forces, according to the agency. Several of those arrested admitted to being part of a terrorist group.

Also Thursday, Time magazine reported that Egypt provided information to Israel that allowed the Shin Bet security agency to assassinate Palestinian terrorist Mohammed Namnam in Gaza City last week.
 

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