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Israel concerned by violence in Sinai peninsula as Egypt's crisis unfolds

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Egyptian soldiers keep guard on the border between Egypt and southern Gaza Strip, 8 July, 2013
Egyptian soldiers keep guard on the border between Egypt and southern Gaza Strip, 8 July, 2013 Reuters/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa

Violence has surged in Egypt's Sinai peninsula since the toppling of former president Mohamed Morsi last Wednesday. Militants yesterday blew up a pipeline transporting gas to Jordan. Islamists reportedly launched gun attacks against security forces throughout the region, which borders Israel, killing several Egyptian soldiers. Professor Efraim Inbar, director of the Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies in Jerusalem, speaks about the possible impact of an unstable Egypt on Israel. 

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