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Israeli DCL stops granting entry permits till Eid al-Fitr

Al Ray News Agency | July 23, 2013 Gaza, Alray – Israeli District Coordination Liason Office (DCL) announced on Monday the stop of granting West Bank Palestinians entry permits to Jerusalem from July 22 till Eid al-Fitr ( Feast of Breaking the Fast). DCL office informed the Palestinian side of the decision without giving reasons. […]

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Egypt to reopen Rafah crossing on both sides for 3 days

Maan News Agency | Aug 14, 2012 GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — Egyptian authorities have decided to open the Rafah crossing for three days from Tuesday, a Gaza official said Monday. Ayoub Abu Shaar, Gaza director of Rafah crossing, told Ma’an that Egyptian authorities officially informed them that the border crossing will be re-opened on both […]

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Abu Sabha: Egyptian promises to reopen Rafah before Eid al-Fitr

[ PIC 13/08/2012 – 11:39 AM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Maher Abu Sabha, general director of crossings and borders in Gaza, quoted Egyptian official sources as saying that the land port will be opened in both directions before Eid al-Fitr. There is no official confirmation yet of the crossing opening, Abu Sabha told PIC. Egypt may […]

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Miles of Smiles 5 to land in Strip marking Eid al-Fitr, announcing protest at high sea

[ 03/08/2011 – 12:13 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– A humanitarian aid convoy, dubbed Miles of Smiles 5, is set to land in the Gaza Strip on Eid al-Fitr, the Muslim holiday marking the end of Ramadan, the holy month of fasting. In addition, organizers say participants are preparing a ‘’sea demonstration’’ in international waters protesting […]

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