Rafah Border Crossing

By benim
In Egypt
May 28th, 2011
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RAFAH, Gaza Strip – After a four-year blockade, Egypt on Saturday permanently opened the Gaza Strip’s main gateway to the outside world, bringing long-awaited relief to the territory’s Palestinian population and a significant achievement for the area’s ruling Hamas militant group. T...
By benim
In Egypt
May 25th, 2011
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Egypt’s foreign minister said on Wednesday that the next parliament, which will be elected in September, will review the establishment of diplomatic ties with Iran. Nabil al-Arabi told the official MENA news agency that he informed his Iranian counterpart, who he met in Bali during a meeting of...
By benim
In Egypt
May 25th, 2011
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Egypt’s former President Hosni Mubarak, ordered to stand trial over the killing of protesters, is in stable condition but suffers bouts of depression, the state news agency reported on Wednesday. It was citing a director at the Red Sea resort hospital that is treating Mubarak, 83, who was order...
By benim
In Egypt
May 25th, 2011
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CAIRO – Egypt will open its only crossing with the Gaza Strip this weekend, the Cairo military government announced Wednesday, significantly easing a four-year blockade on the Hamas-ruled territory but setting up a potential conflict with Israel. Egypt’s official Middle East News Agency said th...