Shin Bet Forms New Unit to Thwart Attacks on Israel by Sinai Jihadists

Israeli intelligence says 15 radical groups, some affiliated with al-Qaida, have amassed in the peninsula.

Some 15 different Salafi groups affiliated with the global jihad movement and Al-Qaida are operating in Sinai, according to senior officials in the Shin Bet security service. Officials say four of these groups are especially active in attempts to attack...