Search JTA's historical archive dating back to 1923

News Brief

August 15, 2001
See Original Daily Bulletin From This Date

Israeli defense officials suspect Egyptian police officers of helping Palestinians smuggle arms across the border between Egypt and the Gaza Strip, according to the Israeli daily Ha’aretz. The officials believe Egyptian border patrols and police are involved in the smuggling, either by turning a blind eye or by actively helping the smugglers.

Recommended from JTA