Rafah

By IndepthAfrica
In Middle East
Nov 27th, 2012
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By Ahmed G. Ferwana – Gaza Smiling out of exhaustion as I wished a nice weekend to my colleagues and students, I left the American International School of Gaza – AISG, where I work as a Language and Literature teacher, to my apartment that’s located in Al-Shuhada Street; one of which I consider to be...
By IndepthAfrica
In Egypt
Sep 9th, 2012
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RAFAH, Egypt: An Egyptian security official says border guards have shot dead an African migrant near the border with Israel. The official said the 25-year-old Eritrean refused to surrender when police fired warning shots in the air and continued running toward the Israeli near Rafah in Egypt’s...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Dec 9th, 2011
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There is a danger in giving an account of the human damage sustained there that an image will be given of Gaza as a society of victims. Gaza is an exceptional social, political and economic space full of extraordinary paradoxes. It is not a bomb-site. An early morning five hour dash across the Sinai ...
By benim
In Egypt
Jun 4th, 2011
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Dozens of Palestinian protesters in Gaza on Saturday stormed the iron gate of a border crossing with Egypt shut for the first time since it reopened late last month, Hamas border officials and witnesses said. Palestinian border officials said three buses filled with 180 passengers had waited several ...
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 Conflict/Tragedy
Jan 24th, 2011
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Cairo – An Egyptian border guard was shot dead on Monday by traffickers attempting to smuggle African migrants into Israel, according security sources. The 23-year old guard was killed along Egypt’s border with Israel in North Sinai. The killing is the first of 2011. In August, two border...
By benim
In East Africa
Jan 17th, 2011
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EL-ARISH, Egypt – Egyptian security officials say border police have killed an Eritrean woman trying to sneak across the border into Israel. Officials say the 20-year-old woman did not heed warnings from Egyptian border guards before they shot her in the chest and arms as she was trying to cros...
By benim
In Egypt
Dec 28th, 2010
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Approximately 250 Eritrean refugees have been held captive and tortured for the past month by Hamas in northern Sinai, human rights organization EveryOne reported. The Italian-based organization sent an urgent plea to the Egyptian government last Thursday, claiming that the refugees, who were making ...
By benim
In Conflict/Tragedy
Dec 28th, 2010
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Security forces discover large cache of ammunition, weapons and explosives in isolated desert warehouse facility, Ma’an reports. Egyptian security forces in the Sinai Peninsula recently seized a large store of weapons and explosives that were to be smuggled into the Gaza Strip, Palestinian news...