UN says Egypt crackdown closes 80 percent of Gaza smuggling tunnels

Middle East envoy Serry calls on Israel to ease entry for commodities … [Read more...]

Egypt nabs four men smuggling arms and blueprints into Gaza

Suspects planned to attack Egyptian military and police installations along Gazan border … [Read more...]

Sinai smugglers cut through new security fence

JERUSALEM (JWN)—The new security fence along Israel’s border with Egypt—part of which is still under construction—was breached for the first time by Bedouin smugglers recently, the IDF announced … [Read more...]

Bedouin heroin smugglers captured near Jordan border

JERUSALEM (JWN and agencies)—Narcotics police arrested a Bedouin drug smuggling gang Tuesday night near the Jordanian border, seizing 43 kilograms of heroin and 20 kilos of cocaine. The drugs were … [Read more...]

Bedouin kidnap, free two Brazilian women in Sinai

SANTA KATERINA (JWN and agencies)—Armed Bedouin smugglers on Sunday waylaid a bus carrying Brazilian tourists in the Sinai Peninsula and kidnapped two Brazilian women and an Egyptian security … [Read more...]

Sinai Bedouin smugglers kill two Egyptian soldiers

JERUSALEM (JWN)—Two Egyptian soldiers were killed Wednesday morning in a shootout with Bedouin smugglers near the Sinai border with Israel, Egypt’s state run Mena news agency reported. In a second … [Read more...]

Sinai Bedouin accused of stealing refugees’ organs

JERUSALEM (JWN and agencies)—Bedouin tribes that make their living from smuggling African refugees and trafficking in women across the Sinai from Egypt to Israel are suspected of stealing organs from … [Read more...]

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