An international Al-Qaeda cell, based in the northern Sinai Penninsula, is suspected of being involved in plans to attack gas pipelines running between Israel and Egypt.
According to Egyptian media, the plan was to strike Israeli ships passing through the Suez Canal.
- Iraq on alert for al Qaeda oil pipeline attacks (reuters.com)
- You: Rocket misses Israeli town, kills 1 in Jordan, authorities say (latimes.com)
- Is al-Qaeda still relevant in a world of global cells? (nationalpost.com)