Israel posts first Iron Dome missile defense system in Eilat

The Iron Dome battery was deployed in the northwest part of Israel’s southernmost town Sunday five days after two Grad missiles from neighboring Sinai exploded there. DEBKAfile’s military sources report: Al-Qaeda-linked Islamist terrorist cells in Sinai threaten to go on the offensive against Eilat and other parts of southern Israel unless the Egyptians discontinue their police raids and arrests of suspected terrorists in northern Sinai.   

 

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