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In Egypt’s Sinai, violence poses new challenge for peacekeepers

A U.S.-military dominated peacekeeping force of 1,650 troops in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula is finding itself caught between restive Bedouin tribesmen and an escalating Egyptian army offensive against insurgents.


Two U.S. tourists held in Sinai by Bedouin tribesmen

Two U.S. tourists were held hostage in the Sinai Peninsula on Friday by Bedouin tribesmen seeking the release of an imprisoned kinsman, security sources said.


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