In the last decade Sinai tourism has boomed, a result of relative security ensured by endless police checkpoints.
What happens when Israeli intelligence learns of an imminent attack forming in Sinai?
After 1979 the maps were corrected to eliminate the Sinai, but that was the only correction.
Why, you might be asking, does Israel strike Gaza in response to attacks from Sinai?
In the two and a half years since the fall of Mubarak's regime, instability in the Sinai has soared.
He delivered the law to the world as if Potsdam was another Sinai, and he was uttering the law from the thunder clouds.
He coupled in thought and word "the sacred heights of Sinai and of Calvary."
From the blazing crags of Sinai, fenced around, the voice of a trumpet waxing louder and louder, said Thou shalt not!
The dwellers on Sinai and in the oasis took an eager part in them at a later date.
The adaptation to accomplish a necessary end is apparent in the scene at Sinai.
the mountain is perhaps named for Sin, a moon goddess worshipped by Sumerians, Akkadians, and ancient Arabs. As an adjectival form, Sinaic (1769), Sinaitic (1786).
Note: Sinai has been the scene of fighting during the Arab-Israeli conflict. Israel conquered and occupied Sinai in the Six-Day War but returned the region to Egypt in 1982.
Note: In the Bible, Moses received the Ten Commandments on Mount Sinai.