The Sinai Peninsula is becoming a top security priority for Israel after more than three decades of quiet along its border with Egypt.
Since the fall of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak almost a year ago, a pipeline supplying natural gas to Israel through Sinai has been bombed 10 times. Militants crossed the Egyptian border into Israel on Aug. 18, killing eight people. In December, a record 2,931 people, mostly African migrants, entered Israel illegally through the porous frontier.
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