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Palestine’s embassy in Cairo had alerted its citizens still Egypt and who wished to return to Gaza, that they should head to the Rafah land crossing during the appointed days.
The source added that additional staff were provided on Egypt’s end to speed up procedures and facilitate the passage of passengers in both directions. This is in addition to providing a larger number of vehicles to transport them between the two sides.
Egyptian MP urged officials to “prevent Hamas from ruling crossing, poses threat to national security”
Border was closed since 29 June during Egypt’s official holiday
Border’s main gate also opened on 8 February for 3 days to allow residence permit holders to enter
Egypt decided on Wednesday to open the main gate of the Rafah border crossing, allowing buses carrying patients and students from Gaza to move to and from Egypt. According to local outlets, the border crossing will be opened in order to transfer Palestinian patients, students, and carriers of foreign residence permits for Egypt. The opening …
The opening process will be administered by Egyptian and Palestinian authorities
The border crossing has been opened to allow passage of patients and students, state media says
Thousands of pilgrims expected to cross to Egypt to reach Saudi Arabia
The border crossing has been opened to allow passage of patients and students, says state media
Border opened partially until Saturday for Gazan pilgrims
Egypt/Gaza border to open for three days starting Tuesday
Amount given to families who resided in 313 houses recently demolished
Arrested Palestinians currently being investigated, says military spokesman
Security forces arrest several in possession of large amounts of drugs, destroy diesel gas smuggling network in Sinai
Foreign minister says that military solutions are part of these “tough responses”; Fahmy’s statements stir reactions from Hamas
Egypt says it is part of a crackdown against Islamist militants in the Sinai Peninsula who have links to extremists in Gaza.
Strict provisions outline which and when Palestinians can cross the Rafah border
On Friday, colleagues of the kidnapped policemen padlocked the gates leading to the Rafah border terminal to protest the abductions