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Israel to Erect Egypt Border Wall

Netanyahu: We'll preserve our 'Jewish, democratic' character

(Newser) - Israel plans to build a wall along its border with Egypt in a bid to stem the flow of migrants and militants. The $270 million structure will block two main routes along the frontier and use advanced surveillance equipment. "This is a strategic decision to secure Israel's Jewish and... More »

Egypt Builds Steel Barrier to Stop Gaza Smugglers

Wall along border will extend 100 feet down to block tunnels

(Newser) - Egypt has begun work on a gigantic steel wall that will run along and under its border with the Gaza Strip in an effort to curb smuggling. The 6-mile wall will extend up to 100 feet underground, in an effort to close off the tunnels smugglers often use to avoid... More »

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