Sinai Islamist group vows revenge on US for terrorist listing

The Ansar Bayt al-Maqdas has vowed revenge against the US for its decision to designate the group a foreign terrorist organization. Created in 2011 and operating mainly in Sinai, the jihadist group allied with al Qaeda is responsible for rocket attacks on Eilat and multiple casualty attacks on Egyptian security forces in Sinai and Cairo. 

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