Terrorists kill one Israeli at Sinai border

An Israeli working on the border fence in the Sinai was killed by a squad of terrorists who crossed over from Egypt into Israel. The attack occurred as Egyptians were voting for a new president, who appears at this point to be the Muslim Brotherhood candidate Mohammed Morsi. Reuters: The Sinai attack, launched soon after Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood declared victory in the country's presidential election, raised Israeli concerns about lawlessness in the area since the fall of former President Hosni Mubarak in 2011. "We can see a disturbing deterioration in Egypt's control of the Sinai's security," Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak said, commenting on the attack. "We are waiting for the election results. Whoever wins, we expect him to take responsibility over all of Egypt's international commitments, including the (1979) peace treaty with Israel and security arrangements in the Sinai, and to put an end to these attacks swiftly," he told reporters. Three gunmen crossed into...(Read Full Post)