Israeli daily, Yedioth Ahronoth reported that two Israeli Navy Vessels crossed the Suez Egyptian Canal on Thursday morning, while on their way to the Red Sea. The reason behind the move was not revealed but they are believed to be on their way to the Arab Gulf, referred to by Israel as the Persian Gulf. The trip is estimated by four days just reach the Arab Gulf.
Israel co-ordinated the vessels passage with Egypt and conducted what was described as “extensive security measures” to ensure the safety of the vessels.
The Egyptian Armed Forces even prevented any ship from crossing the Suez Canal and vehicles were prevented from using the road the leads to it.
Last week, Al Shorouq Egyptian paper reported that the United States conducted a military drill in the Persian Gulf, including some drills closer to the Iranian shores.