Tuesday, April 28
Latest News
  1. Kerry: US defense commitment to Japan 'ironclad', includes Senkakus
  2. Kerry unveils $10 mln in Nepal quake aid
  3. Government: Nepal quake death toll passes 4,000
  4. Bahrain again extends top rights activist's detention
  5. Kerry to meet Iran FM Zarif on Monday
  6. Dozens of Iraqi police killed during fierce clashes in Ramadi
  7. First Saudi National Guards reach Yemen border zone
  8. Israel charges soldiers over looting during Gaza war
  9. Israel invites bids for 77 East Jerusalem settler homes
  10. Deutsche Bank Q1 profits fall 50% over $2.5 bn rate fixing fine
  11. Witnesses: 2 protestors shot dead in Burundi capital
  12. Small groups of protestors, police clash in Burundi capital
  13. Clashes rage in Yemen as calls for peace talks grow
  14. EU AgenPolice arrest 26 across Europe in horsemeat scandal
  15. US: Russia failing to fully implement Ukraine ceasefire
  16. Kerry urges Yemen rebels and their allies to enter talks
  17. Ex-Yemen leader urges rebel allies to heed UN, pull back
  18. Iraq lacks DNA results to test body of 'Saddam deputy'
  19. Family: Syria's sacked political spy chief dead
  20. Officials: 14 Somali, Afghan immigrants killed by train in Macedonia

150 anti-aircraft missiles found in Sinai

Aug. 31, 2010 6:01 A.M. (Updated: Sept. 1, 2010 5:18 A.M.)
EL-ARISH, Egypt (Ma’an) -- Egyptian authorities have discovered three stores of explosives bound for Gaza, officials said Tuesday.

Egyptian security sources say Cairo will continue a 10-day campaign against arms smuggling in the Sinai which began Thursday.

One warehouse was uncovered in Nakhel city netting 30 artillery shells and 20 anti-aircraft missiles.

A second cache was carved into the side of a mountain holding 80 anti-aircraft missiles.

A third with 50 anti-aircraft missiles and other electronic weaponry was found in Wadi Hurriya.

Security sources told Ma'an that the weapons were bound for Gaza's underground smuggling area in the border town of Rafah. Egyptian officials have expressed concern that the trade in arms bound for Gaza has become a lucrative industry in Egypt, and Cairo is focused on bringing it to an end.
Ma'an News Agency
All rights reserved © 2005-2015