launched a military operation codenamed "Desert Storm", clearly
associating with the American invasion of Iraq. It is not about the liberation
of Palestine from the Jewish occupation.
Tanks and airplanes are directed against the Mujahideen of Sinai. It is
announced that the troops are going to "do away with terrorists in 48
One of the accomplices of
the secularist coup, the ringleader of the illegal "interior
ministry", described the events in Sinai as a "consequence of political confrontation".
The military operation involves the second and the third field armies as well
as Egyptian air force and navy. Apostates want to block the bases of the
Mujahideen, especially in the north and center of the peninsula. The ultimate
goal is the termination of Mujahideen activity in the Sinai.
At the moment, according to local security services,
about 500 Islamic fighters are operating in the Sinai Peninsula.
Meanwhile, the ringleader of the "interior ministry" under the
military junta, Mohammed Ibrahim, threatened to stop popular protests in the
streets of Cairo, where the junta killed about 200 and injured 4,500 Muslims in
just one day.
The situation in the country, including the Sinai
Peninsula, escalated after the military coup. Attacks on military putschists became frequent
in Sinai. The movement of Muslim Brotherhood denied any involvement in what is
happening in the Sinai Peninsula.
Department of Monitoring