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updated Sat. November 12, 2022

In statements to Palestinian Sawa news agency on Monday, Azzam al-Ahmad, member of the Fatah Central Committee, affirmed that both the Palestinian and Egyptian parties agreed on several terms, including banning terrorists from using the Rafah border crossing or taking the privilege of it in any way.

"Egyptian officials told delegation members that Egypt was determined to reopen the Rafah border crossing on a permanent basis," al-Hayya said. ... The Gaza Strip, which has suffered a crippling Israeli-Egyptian air/land/sea blockade since 2007, has seven border crossings linking it to the outside world.
Hundreds of Palestinians are stranded in the Sinai desert after Egyptian authorities abruptly closed the Rafah border crossing on Wednesday night, hours after opening it. The Palestinian Ambassador to Egypt, Diab Al-Louh, said the embassy had formed a crisis cell to monitor the safety of those who were ...
Egyptian authorities will open the Rafah border crossing with Palestine's Gaza Strip in both directions for four days starting Wednesday for humanitarian purposes and to allow stranded Palestinians to return to the Strip, Egypt's state news agency MENA reported. The Rafah border crossing is the main ...
Some 160 Palestinians, who were stranded in Cairo's airport for nearly two weeks after being denied entry to the Gaza Strip, are being allowed to return to the enclave. The Palestinian embassy in Egypt announced on Monday that the Rafah border crossing would be opened that day to allow the ...
Friday was supposed to be the final of a three-day border opening for humanitarian cases from Gaza, the first time the Rafah border crossing with Egypt ... "The Rafah border was closed today due to the security situation in Sinai, we were informed by the Egyptian authorities," said Saleh al-Zaq, head of the ...


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