Islamists in Sinai Claim Responsibility for Eilat Rocket Attack

Hardline militant group Magles Shoura al-Mujahddin said the attack was in retaliation for the Israeli army's attack on protesters demonstrating over the death of a Palestinian prisoner.

Islamist militants in the Sinai Peninsula claimed responsibility for a rocket attack on the Israeli Red Sea resort of Eilat on Wednesday, and Egyptian security sources said the rockets had probably been fired from the Egyptian territory.

In a...