Tag Archives: Rafah

#OpenRafahBorder | Egyptian authorities to open Rafah crossing for three days

[ PIC 18/11/2013 – 09:13 AM ] RAFAH, (PIC)– Egyptian authorities said the Rafah border crossing with Gaza Strip would open on Tuesday for three days, after ten days of closure, for the travel of passengers who have humanitarian conditions. Maher Abu Sabha, the director of crossings and borders at the Gaza interior ministry, said […]

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Egypt to re-open Rafah crossing for 6 days. (Call for students to contact embassy!)

Ma’an News Agency | (updated) 30/10/2013 02:37 (MaanImages) CAIRO (Ma’an) – The Egyptian authorities will open the Rafah crossing between Egypt and the Gaza Strip from Saturday until Thursday, a Palestinian official said. Ambassador to Cairo Barakat al-Farra said in a statement Tuesday that the agreement was reached with the Egyptian authorities to open the […]

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Egyptian authorities close Rafah crossing for the third day running

[ PIC 28/10/2013 – 08:18 AM ] RAFAH, (PIC)– The Egyptian authorities kept the Rafah border crossing with Gaza Strip closed on Monday for the third day running causing more suffering for its inhabitants. The department for crossings and borders said on Friday night that the Egyptian authorities had informed it of the intention to […]

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Egypt closes Rafah crossing indefinitely

[ PIC 26/10/2013 – 07:05 AM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Egyptian authorities have decided to close Rafah crossing on Saturday until further notice after opening it this week for students and patients’ travel, as well as for the Gazan pilgrims’ return. Maher Abu Sabha, director of border crossings in Gaza, said that the Egyptian authorities informed […]

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Egypt to open Rafah crossing for 5 days to humanitarian cases

Al Ray Agencies | Oct 8, 2013 Gaza, ALRAY – Egyptian authorities said Monday it would open the Rafah crossing for five days as from Tuesday till Sunday excluding Friday. The Palestinian embassy in Cairo said students and humanitarian cases only would be allowed into the Egyptian territory. The Palestinian ambassador to Egypt Barakat Al-Farra welcomed […]

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PHOTOS | Students storm Gaza’s Rafah crossing gate

Students storm Gaza’s Rafah crossing gate The students were infuriated over the seemingly endless hours of waiting due to the frequent closure of the terminal by Egyptian authorities. Please click or photo gallery. World Bulletin / News Desk | 29 September 2013 Sunday Hundreds of angry Palestinian students who have been stranded for days at […]

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Only one bus passed..Rafah border shut due to malfunctioned computer system

Al-Ray Agencies | Sept 28, 2013   Gaza, ALRAY – Malfunction in computer network at the Egyptian side of the Rafah crossing disrupted operation, Director General of Border Crossings in Gaza said citing the Egyptian authorities. One busload, carrying 50 Palestinian passengers, has just made its way to the Egyptian territories before the crossing has […]

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Political blackmail to put collaborators in charge: Rafah closed until Abbas back in control, says ambassador

Middle East Monitor | Sept 23, 2013 The Palestinian ambassador in Cairo has said that the Rafah crossing will be kept closed until the “legitimate” Palestinian Authority is back in control in Gaza and President Mahmoud Abbas’s guard can be posted on the border. “Hamas is requested to reconsider its account with Egypt and the […]

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VIDEO | Gaza is a closed zone as restrictions imposed on it strangled inhabitants

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“The Epic Struggle of a Trapped Student” ~ by Fidaa Abuassi

19 Sep 2013 | Fida Abuassi.com | by Fidaa Abuassi Last night, I had a dream that I was running, running and running, and I kept running till I glanced an emergency exit. Though I cannot remember whether I made my way out, I woke up feeling breathless. Strangled. Suffocated. I cannot even find a […]

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LIVE BLOG | Gaza: Total siege imposed by Israel and Egypt causing 3 dead

Continuously updated | All related news concerning the siege on Gaza below the article by IRIN BREAKING NEWS Sept 28, 2013 2nd victim of the siege: MOI reported medial resources said newborn Mohamed al- Mashharawi  Friday at night at the Egyptian side of the Rafah border crossing after his mother waited long without being allowed […]

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PHOTOS | Women stage sit-in to demand an end to Gaza siege

[ PIC 18/09/2013 – 10:10 AM ] RAFAH, (PIC)– Hundreds of women and children have participated in a sit-in outside the Rafah border crossing southern Gaza Strip, calling on the Egyptian authorities to open the crossing permanently for patients and students. The sit-in was organized on Tuesday by the national committee to lift the siege […]

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Gaza students stage sit-in at Rafah crossing | #OpenRafahBorder Now!

[ PIC 16/09/2013 – 04:07 PM ] RAFAH, (PIC)– Dozens of Gaza students staged a sit-in at the Rafah border crossing with Egypt on Monday demanding opening the terminal in order to allow them to join their universities. The Egyptian authorities have been closing the Rafah border terminal since last Wednesday, which exacerbated the suffering […]

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Abu Sabha: 4500 Palestinians stranded at the Rafah crossing

[ PIC 16/09/2013 – 02:00 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Maher Abu Sabha, the director general of borders and crossings, said that 4,500 Palestinians were stranded at the Rafah border crossing after its closure for six consecutive days by the Egyptian authorities. He told Al-Rai government news agency on Monday that all those passengers were sick […]

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█▌ #OpenRafahBorder Now! ▶ Rafah crossing still closed for fifth day

[ PIC 15/09/2013 – 08:02 AM ] RAFAH, (PIC)– Egyptian authorities continued to shut down the Rafah border crossing with the Gaza Strip for the fifth day running on Sunday. Maher Abu Sabha, the director general of borders and crossings, said Egyptian authorities were still closing the terminal and that any new development would be […]

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