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Shin Bet chief reportedly visits Egypt over rocket fire from Sinai

Palestinian intelligence sources: Rocket fire at Israel, Jordan apparently initiated by Iranian intelligence officials.

By Avi Issacharoff 06.08.10

The Arabic-language daily A Sharq al Awsat reported Friday that Shin Bet security service director Yuval Diskin had visited Egypt on Thursday to discuss with officials there the recent deadly rocket fire at Israel and Jordan, believed to have been perpetrated from Egypt's Sinai peninsula.

On Monday, Jordanian and Israeli police said that rockets from Sinai, where Islamist militants have operated in the past, hit Israel's and Jordan's Red Sea port resorts, killing a Jordanian civilian and injuring three others.

The London-based A Sharq al Awsat reported that Egyptian authorities were hunting after two trucks believed to have been used to launch Monday's barrage.

According to the report, Diskin met with senior Egyptian


Added: Aug-7-2010 
By: aydeo
Iran, Middle East
Tags: Shin Bet, chief, Egypt, rocket fire, Sinai
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