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Egypt partially reopens Rafah crossing while thousands of people need to travel for treatment, study and work

[ PIC 24/08/2013 – 02:07 PM ] RAFAH, (PIC)– Egyptian authorities on Saturday partially reopened the Rafah crossing with the Gaza Strip, after closing it for several days. PIC’s correspondent reported that the Egyptian authorities reopened the crossing at 11:30 am (local time), and that hundreds of Palestinians were waiting on the Egyptian side of […]

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Egypt Re-Opens Gaza Border, Partially Dismantling Siege « Tikun Olam-תקון עולם: Make the World a Better Place

  Palestinian man waits for Rafah border crossing to open (Eyad Baba/AP) A cornerstone of U.S.-Israel policy over the past five years has just partially dissolved with Egypt’s reopening today of the Rafah border crossing.  This will allow passenger traffic (but not goods) to cross every day with little hindrance (though men from 18-40 will […]

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