Israel covertly bombed Daesh on Sinai for years, op allegedly green-lit by Egypt
[ALMASDARNEWS] According to sources to the New York Times
...which still proudly displays Walter Duranty's Pulitzer prize...
, the operation started late in 2015 and accounted for over 100
Arclight airstrikes that have helped the Egyptian army regain control over the peninsula. Neither Israeli nor Egyptian officials have confirmed the information.
The Israeli air force conducted a covert operation against ISIS (banned in Russia) Lions of Islam on the Sinai Peninsula, which was allegedly sanctioned by the Egypt president Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, according to the New York Times, citing seven former and acting UK and US officials.
The report specifies, the operation began late in 2015, after bully boyz captured northern Sinai and blew up a Russian airplane with tourists. Unmarked Israeli UAV, attack helicopters and jet fighters conducted over 100 airstrikes during a 2 year operation, picking routes mimicking the flightpaths of Egyptian air forces.
American sources to the newspaper noted that the airstrikes played a key role in the success of the Egypt forces’ ground operation against murderous Moslems, despite the fact that the Israeli side remained dissatisfied with how it was carried out.
Posted by: Fred 2018-02-04