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Failure of Egypt’s computer system as Gazan pilgrims flock to Rafah crossing

[ PIC 02/10/2013 – 12:10 PM ] RAFAH, (PIC)– As hundreds of registered pilgrims from Gaza wait to cross into Egypt in order to travel to Makkah in Saudi Arabia, the Egyptian side claimed as it did in previous occasions that its network of computers at its Rafah passenger terminal broke down once again. The […]

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A stranded Palestinian heading for medical treatment in #Norway cries for help | @PHR_IL @MSF_USA @UNOCHA

Al Ray Agencies | Sept 2, 2013   Rafah, Alray – A Palestinian patient from Gaza, who suffers from serious health problems and were not able to travel abroad for treatment due to  closure of  Rafah crossing ,  appeals for Egyptian authorities and the Palestinian government to help him and save his life. Salah Al-khodari […]

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PHOTOS | Thousands of Palestinians stranded on both sides as Rafah border restrictions remain

Al Ray Agencies | Aug 27, 2013   Memo – The ongoing political crisis in Egypt has had a major influence on the people of the besieged Gaza Strip. The Rafah border crossing has been the Palestinians’ only route into and out of the territory since Israel imposed its siege in 2006. Restrictions put in […]

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VIDEO | Crisis in Egypt leaves more Gazans stranded

Published on Aug 5, 2013 by PressTV As the political turmoil continues in Egypt, the number of people crossing between the Gaza Strip and Egypt continues to decline. Now less than a hundred people are allowed to leave the tiny coastal enclave through the Rafah crossing compared to nearly 1500 people prior to the ouster […]

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Stranded Gaza pilgrims arrive home

Maan News | July 17, 2013   GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — Hundreds of Gaza pilgrims who have been stranded in Saudi Arabia for weeks due to unrest in Egypt arrived home late Tuesday, a Gaza official said. Minister of endowment in the Hamas government, Ismail Radwan, told Ma’an that 613 pilgrims crossed into Gaza via […]

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Gaza passengers stuck in Cairo, Rafah and Saudi Arabia

Maan News Agency | July 8, 2013   GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — Dozens of Palestinians are being held at Cairo International Airport after Egypt closed its border with the Gaza Strip/ Egypt’s army closed the Rafah crossing on Friday, citing unrest in Sinai. Palestinians flying into Cairo airport have been forced to either return to […]

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Gaza pilgrims fail to travel due to closure of Rafah crossing

[ PIC 08/07/2013 – 03:24 PM ] RAFAH, (PIC)– The Palestinian ministry of religious affairs in Gaza said it is unable to have the passports of the registered pilgrims stamped because of the closure of the Rafah border crossing and Al-Arish airport by the Egyptian army. In a press release on Sunday, the ministry stated […]

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100’s of truckloads of goods, Infant formula, medicine stranded at Gaza crossing

Maan News Agency | Apr 29, 2013 GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — Hundreds of truckloads of food and goods destined for Gaza remained stranded Monday on the Israeli side of the Kerem Shalom crossing, the Popular Front Against the Siege said. Among the goods are infant formula, medicine, and goods destined for UNRWA, as well as […]

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Gaza pilgrims stranded after border attack

Islam Times | Aug 9, 2012 Islam Times – After the deadly attack near the Egyptian border with the Gaza Strip, many Palestinian pilgrims are now stuck in the besieged coastal enclave not being able to go for the Umrah rituals which is being held in the Holy city of Mecca during the holy month […]

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UNRWA Demolition Plan Leaves al-Bared Refugees Stranded

A Million Stories about the Zionist Rape of This World – in pictures UNRWA’s decision to demolish the buildings failed to consider its displaced residents, leaving them to their own devices to find a suitable alternative. (Photo: al-Akhbar) By: Robert Abdallah | Al Akhbar | Monday, October 17, 2011 Displacement following the destruction of Nahr al-Bared […]

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Return of 88 Palestinians Stranded Outside Egyptian Borders to Gaza

CAIRO, March 31, 2011 (WAFA) – the Palestinian embassy and general consulate in Cairo Thursday announced the return of 88 Palestinians stranded outside the Egyptian borders to Gaza.. According to the embassy, 82 Palestinians flew through the Cairo airport, And six others entered through Borg El Arab airport, near Alexandria. They were transferred to Rafah […]

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Gaza Patients Awaiting Treatment in Egypt

By Rami Almeghari Sunday, 27 February 2011 10:41 Hassan’s condition is one of hundreds of cancer cases in the Gaza Strip, This Saturday, Egyptian authorities ordered reopening of the Rafah Crossing terminal, the main outlet for Gaza’s 1.6 million residents to the outside world. The closure of the terminal lasted more than three weeks, since […]

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Hamas demands ending suffering of stranded Palestinians

[ 08/02/2011 – 07:40 PM ]   DAMASCUS, (PIC)– Hamas movement issued a statement in Damascus on Tuesday expressing concern over the conditions of the stranded Palestinians, who include women, children, and sick patients, at the Cairo airport. It urged Egyptian officials not to engage Palestinian suffering in what is happening in Egypt, adding that […]

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PA envoy in Egypt refuses to help stranded Palestinians in Cairo airport

[ 04/02/2011 – 06:46 PM ]   CAIRO, (PIC)– Dozens of Palestinian citizens stranded in Cairo airport have accused the PA ambassador in Cairo of ignoring their appeals to help them return back to the Gaza Strip by air. According to the stranded Palestinian passengers, the Egyptian authorities deal with them in an inhumane manner, […]

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Hope convoy stranded at Libyan-Egyptian borders

[ 01/11/2010 – 10:22 AM ]   CAIRO, (PIC)– Members of the European “Hope” convoy carrying aid to the Gaza Strip said that they were hopeful of a decision by president Hosni Mubarak to allow them enter Egypt via land route to deliver their aid consignment. Dr. Mohammed Al-Haddad, the coordinator of the convoy, told […]

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