Middle East

Eilat port closed amid terrorist threat

Cairo: Voice of Israel website stressed that the precautionary action taken by Israel to close Eilat port yesterday came upon notification from the Egyptian side to exercise caution.

The website said that Egypt informed Israel about terrorist groups' threats in Sinai to attack Israeli targets from Sinai with missiles of a range of 70 km. Egyptian authorities have taken preventive measures to pre-empt this terrorist plot to be implemented starting from the second day of Eid al-Fitr.  [11/08/13]

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