Defense officials said the fence will be raised by 20 feet in response to an uptick in the numbers of Africans making it over, some using ladders.
Israel has given Egypt the green light to use advanced military force against Islamic militants in the Sinai and has closed a southern Israeli highway as a precaution. More ▸
By Marcy Oster
Israeli border police questioned an American student and blew up her laptop computer when she entered the country through Egypt. More ▸