Mideast Egypt Israel Sinai

August 21, 2012 - 8:44 AM
FILE - In this Aug. 9, 2012 file photo, army trucks carry Egyptian military tanks in El Arish, Egypt's northern Sinai Peninsula. Israeli officials said Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2012 they have voiced objections to what they say are improper Egyptian tank deployments in a volatile desert area near the Israeli border. Israel says the deployment, part of an Egyptian crackdown on Islamic militants in the lawless Sinai desert, violate the historic 1979 peace agreement between the two nations. (AP Photo, File)