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The killing of 16 Egyptian soldiers near the Rafah border raises questions
Over a weekend of meetings the Egyptian President and Hamas Prime Minister agree on lifting Rafah restrictions
The deportation of the ‘stateless’ women causes uproar among Arab rights groups in the United States.
Permanently opening the border crossing and removing the quota, would allow Egypt and Palestine to benefit from a free-trade zone
By Tamim Elyan Al-Arish: Two pickup trucks loaded with machine guns carrying armed Bedouins roam the streets of Al-Arish in demonstration of power, intimidating the residents of the otherwise tranquil Sinai city. The over 150,000 residents of Al-Arish and neighboring cities of Sheikh Zowayed and Rafah are witnessing deteriorating economic and security conditions in the area …
RAFAH: The Rafah border crossing was reopened on Wednesday after disagreements between Egypt and Hamas were resolved, an Egyptian official said. The crossing is the only one into the Gaza Strip that bypasses Israel. An Egyptian security official said that agreement was reached between the two sides after an Egyptian decision to raise the number …