According to sources to the New York Times, the operation started late in 2015 and accounted for over 100 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 Daesh (banned in Russia) militants 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 terrorists 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 militants, despite the fact that the Israeli side remained dissatisfied with how it was carried out.

Neither representatives of the Israeli and Egyptian armies, nor the Egyptian Foreign Ministry have confirmed the newspaper’s information from the sources.

Egypt is one of the two Arab countries, along with Jordan, that cooperate with Israel.

Source: Sputnik

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Categorically NOT TRUE. This is Pro Muslim Brotherhood Zionist New York manufactured Propaganda by one of the many infiltrators of Sputnik recently (that we are aware of and are working on). And if there was the slightest chance that any Israeli Jet had bombed ISIS in the Sinai then the locals would have noticed and someone would have filmed it and picked up on the weaponry used – empty shells etc. The lack of reporting on Libya and North Africa PROOVES that Journalists and sources are very badly needed at Al Masdar News. I have several sources in Egypt and… Read more »

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Actually, you’re pretty misled. If you were analysing stuff for long, you’d notice a thing about Mossad : they’re an absolutely no-nonsense organisation, and they’re not so numerous. They’ll simply NEVER act unless the security of Israel is not at risk and there is no threat in Libya for them! Don’t you know that Hajj Amin al-Husseini (Arafat’s uncle) was Muslim Brotherhood leader for both Fakestines, he was also grand mufti for Jerusalem, a Waffen SS general, the guy whom ordered the assassination of King Abdullah 1 of Jordan, said to Hitler to not deport the Jews in Israel (as… Read more »

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This is an open-secret for a while.
It’s also well known in the intelligence community that Mossad provided intel to help ousting Mosri, ya know, the Muslim Brotherhood puppet in Egypt…