Africa
2:48 pm
Mon November 26, 2012

Sinai Peninsula Often Ignored In Coverage Of Egypt

Originally published on Mon November 26, 2012 4:18 pm

While attention has been focused on Egyptian protests and hostilities between Gaza and Israel, the land between those two stories has been largely ignored. The Sinai Peninsula, while a part of Egypt, exists in a world of its own. Robert Siegel speaks with reporter Nicolas Pelham about his new article in the New York Review of Books about the Sinai and the Bedouin tribes that control it.