Egyptian border guards patrol Aug. 6, 2012, in Rafah, Egypt, near the border with Israel. Egypt deployed helicopter gunships to the Sinai Peninsula to hunt for the militants who killed at least 16 soldiers the previous day, when the troops at a checkpoint were having the traditional meal at the end of the daily fast during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. (Associated Press)

Photo by: Ahmed Gomaa

Egyptian border guards patrol Aug. 6, 2012, in Rafah, Egypt, near the border with Israel. Egypt deployed helicopter gunships to the Sinai Peninsula to hunt for the militants who killed at least 16 soldiers the previous day, when the troops at a checkpoint were having the traditional meal at the end of the daily fast during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. (Associated Press)