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Vol 50 No 8

Published 17th April 2009


Egypt

Hamas and Hezbollah

Last week, President Hosni Mubarak’s government arrested 49 Egyptians, Sudanese and others whom it accuses of forming Hezbollah cells in Egypt, planning attacks on Israeli tourists in Sinai and monitoring the Suez Canal. This seems to be Cairo’s response to the leaking of news that Israel had bombed arms convoys in Sudan bound for Hamas in Gaza via Egypt (AC Vol 50 No 7).

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