According to the Agency Maan, the Israeli sources are silent about the mysterious air strike that took place in the Sinai Peninsula on the night of 27 February. The strike claimed the lives of three activists of the «wilayat Sinai» — the Egyptian branch of the «Islamic state».
According to the Agency, destroyed was a «time bomb». This means that they have prepared a terrorist attack against Israelis, and his Commission was only a matter of time.
It is noted that the IG entrenched the Israeli borders in Sinai and on the Golan heights, acting in accordance with the Israeli rules of the game. The group is afraid to go for escalation , responding to the attack, similar to the Sinai .
Egyptian army against the jihadists operate without any restrictions. Despite the enormous efforts expended by the army and police, the ongoing fourth year of operation does not bring results.
An important consequence of the activity of the IG was the rapprochement between Egypt and Hamas. However, as stated in the publication, the official Cairo uses outbound from groups a threat to force the Palestinian Islamists to make concessions.