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Ahmed Qaddaf al-Dam, a cousin of Moammar Qadaffi who is wanted in Libya, was arrested in Cairo. Authorities seized 3,000 liters of fuel that was headed to the Gaza Strip. Gunmen hijacked four government vehicles in different parts of the Northern Sinai. Authorities launched investigations to determine whether Hamas is tied to a number of recent events in the Sinai.
Authorities detained 10 Palestinians who were trying to transport ammunition from the Gaza Strip into the Sinai. Hamas' Ismail Haniyeh declared that "Hamas will remain a protecting shield of Egypt and all attempts to drive a wedge between Palestine and Egypt will fail." Soldiers in Suez were given new uniforms after the recent discovery of fabrics used for uniforms in a smuggling tunnel between Gaza and Egypt.
Protesters clashed with police and Muslim Brotherhood members outside party headquarters in Moqqatam. A military source said 40 Palestinian jihadists were involved in the August 2012 attack that killed 16 Egyptian soldiers. The Army warned citizens to be wary of people posing as army officers after authorities discovered fabrics to make police and army uniforms in a smuggling tunnel with Gaza.
Seven Palestinians recently detained in Cairo for security reasons were deported to the Gaza Strip. Hamas' Khaled Meshal met with the head of the Muslim Brotherhood, Mohamed Badie, in Cairo; the two reportedly discussed recent allegations that Hamas members were involved in a terror attack last August that killed 16 Egyptian soldiers. Two former Mubarak government ministers were acquitted of corruption charges.
A government inquiry found that police shot most of the nearly 900 people killed in the uprising that ousted Hosni Mubarak. Three Hamas members reportedly were involved in the attack last August at an Egyptian military base that killed 16 soldiers. A Sinai checkpoint was attacked for the 38th time since February 2011. Authorities thwarted another weapons smuggling attempt into the Sinai.
A film about Egypt's Jews was banned by authorities. Seven Palestinians, who were recently in Syria and Iran, were detained at Cairo International Airport but then released after maps in their possession were determined to be for locations in Gaza, and not Egypt as originally thought. Egyptian officials said they were determined to continue closing down smuggling tunnels between Egypt and Gaza.
Jama'a al-Islamiya and the Muslim Brotherhood announced that they and other Islamist groups are forming civilian militias with authority to make arrests.