An al-Qaeda-linked group, Ansar Beit al-Maqdis, ("Faithful Jerusalem"), considered to be the main terrorist organization operating in the Sinai Peninsula, and considered to be the leading group fighting the Egyptian army, has threatened to carry out fresh attacks on the Red Sea port of Eilat.
Abu Ottoman Almusli, known to be a leading figure in the terrorist organization twitted in the social networks that their forces have already began preparations for the attack. לאחרונה ספג
The organization coordinates the activities in the Sinai Peninsula against the Egyptian army and targets Israel, and among other things blew up the gas pipeline between Egypt and Israel, attacked Israeli troops in September 2012 and January 20, 2014 claimed responsibility for shooting rockets to Eilat.
The prevailing view is that the group is the main group behind terrorist activity in the Sinai Peninsula.