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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 ...

Hamas forces outside the Rafah border crossing with Egypt in Gaza on Nov 18. ... Following the agreement, Islamist group Hamas removed its officers early last month from Gaza's three border crossings in Erez, Rafah and Karni in a highly symbolic move to let the Fatah-controlled Palestinian Authority (PA) ...
After three days of an exceptional opening of Gaza's only gate to the outside world, the Rafah border crossing, Palestinians are - again - locked up behind the giant concrete walls of the blockade; their only way out is paying the unaffordable bribe for the "coordinated passage". Throughout 2017, the Rafah ...
GAZA, Nov. 15 (Xinhua) -- A senior Palestinian official announced Wednesday that reopening Rafah border crossing point between southern ...
A Palestinian child holds a passport as he waits at the Rafah border crossing ... Authority assumed control from Hamas over the border crossings of the Gaza ... through Gaza's only gate to the world, the Rafah border crossing.
The move is a key step in the reconciliation process between Hamas and Fatah. Hamas scholar Imad Al-Soos discusses what to expect as the ...
The anticipated opening of the Rafah border crossing also renders any Israeli blockade of Gaza irrelevant. Egypt, which had been Israel's wholehearted partner in the blockade, is effectively withdrawing with its unwritten arrangement with Israel on the matter. It's true that Egypt will continue to check the ...
The opening of the Rafah border crossing is a very significant and symbolic move in the return of the PA to the Gaza Strip. Rafah has largely ...
Rafah, the main border crossing in the south of the Gaza Strip, has been largely closed to Gaza's population of two million since Hamas took ...
Hamas, in turn, is to give the authority control of the Rafah border crossing with Egypt, opening up a critical lifeline for imports and for outside ...
The deal also includes handing over of Rafah crossing in the Gaza Strip to ... People who want to make it out of the border crossing or back in ...
Gaza's Rafah border may reopen soon now that Fatah and Hamas ... The Rafah border crossing during the seven months when it was fully ...

... including the key Rafah border crossing, a decade after seizing the ... exception," including all border crossings with Israel and in Rafah, ...
Hamas to hand over control of Rafah border crossing to Palestinian ... Strip to assume responsibilities, including control over border crossings, ...
Head of the Civil Affairs Committee, Husein Al Sheikh, announced yesterday that the Rafah crossing will be open in both directions for three days early next week. According to WAFA news agency, Al-Sheikh said: “The Egyptian side has informed us that the crossing will be opened Saturday, Sunday, and ...
Egypt has delayed the opening of the Egypt-Gaza Rafah border crossing due to security concerns after a North Sinai attack on a mosque killed more than 200 ... The transfer of control of border crossings is a major test for a reconciliation deal reached in Cairo on Oct. 12, after multiple previous attempts at ...
RAFAH, Gaza Strip (AP) - Gaza's border crossing into Egypt ran Saturday under the Palestinian Authority's control for the first time in a decade, ...
Right now, the crossing will be opening thrice weekly, but since it's now under Palestinian Authority control, part of a unity deal Egypt helped ...
Egyptian authorities have temporarily opened the Rafah border crossing with the besieged Gaza Strip for the first time since the signing of a ...
RAMALLAH, November 23, 2017 (WAFA) – Egypt is set to open Rafah border crossing with Gaza for three consecutive days starting on ...
Gaza's Rafah border crossing with Egypt will remain open for two more ... As a first step, they handed over control of its border crossings on ...
Egyptian authorities have announced ta decision to postpone opening Rafah Crossing with Gaza, after six soldiers were killed in the Sinai ...
CAIRO – 15 October 2017: Rafah Border Crossing will be opened for four days starting from October 15 until October 19, spokesman of the ...
CAIRO, October 16, 2017 (WAFA) – Egypt announced on Sunday that it has decided to postpone the opening of Rafah border crossing, on the ...
Tons of fish have entered Gaza via the tunnels or officially through the Rafah border crossing, as Egypt has lately facilitated the introduction of a number of goods, including cement, iron, wheat, fish and other materials, after Hamas-Egyptian ties ...
The official said that Hamas's missile arsenal has been fully replenished, in part thanks to material which has reached Gaza via the Rafah border crossing with Egypt. Although Israel destroyed roughly one third of Hamas's attack tunnels during the 2014 ...
Israeli controls on the movement of people and goods into and from Gaza, combined with Egypt's almost total closure of the Rafah border crossing and funding shortages, damaged Gaza's economy and hindered post-conflict reconstruction. Some 51 000 ...
Gaza, Feb. 19 (Petra)--A total of 449 Palestinians arrived in the Gaza Strip through the Rafah border crossing after the Egyptian authorities opened the crossing yesterday for one day.
Israeli soldiers abducted, earlier Friday, a young Palestinian man at the Erez (Beit Hanoun) border crossing, in the northern part of the besieged Gaza Strip.
Many rockets within the terrorist's organization arsenal were made with materials found within the Gaza Strip. The negotiations between Hamas and the Egyptian government have resulted in the reopening of the Rafah Border Crossing, which is a major ...
And the Cairo-based Egypt Independent reports that Egyptian authorities opened the Rafah border crossing between Egypt and the Gaza Strip to travellers from both sides for the second day in a row yesterday.
Egyptian authorities have kept the Rafah crossing virtually sealed since a terrorist attack in the Sinai Peninsula in October 2014, though they have temporarily reopened the crossing several times since that attack, mostly for the passage of ...
Egypt reopens Rafah border crossing with Gaza. Gaza, Jan. 29 (Petra)--Egyptian authorities opened the Rafah crossing between the besieged Gaza Strip and Egypt for a second day in a row, permitting hundreds of Gazans to enter and exit the crossing.
Egyptian authorities opened the Rafah border crossing between Egypt and the Gaza Strip to travelers from both sides for the second day in a row on Sunday.
wewewewewewewePalestinians wait for travel permits to cross into Egypt through the Rafah border crossing after it was opened by Egyptian authorities for humanitarian cases, January 28, 2017, in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip. / AFP / SAID KHATIB.
Palestinian trucks loaded with food supplies cross into the Rafah of through the Kerem Shalom crossing between Israel and the southern Gaza Strip on February 25, 2014. The Gaza Strip's militant Hamas rulers have said they plan to let private contractors take over the running of the Palestinian territory's border crossings with Egypt and Israel. The coastal strip, whose air and sea lanes are blocked by Israel, has three land crossings; Erez and Kerem Shalom with Israel and Rafah with Egypt. Photo ...
Palestinian trucks loaded with food supplies cross into the Rafah of through the Kerem Shalom crossing between Israel and the southern Gaza Strip on February 25, 2014. The Gaza Strip's militant Hamas rulers have said they plan to let private contractors take over the running of the Palestinian territory's border crossings with Egypt and Israel. The coastal strip, whose air and sea lanes are blocked by Israel, has three land crossings; Erez and Kerem Shalom with Israel and Rafah with Egypt. Photo ...
In other news, the Egyptian government announced on Thursday that it will open the Rafah crossing between Gaza and Egypt for three days in both ways starting on Saturday.
The deputy leader of the Hamas Political Bureau did not get any promises from Egypt regarding the Rafah Border Crossing being opened, Lebanon's Al-Akhbar has revealed.
In recent months, Cairo has increased the number of people allowed to exit through the Rafah border crossing, Gaza's main gateway to the outside world.
In recent months, Cairo has increased the number of people allowed to exit through the Rafah border crossing, Gaza's main gateway to the outside world.
Zeyad Al-Abed, chief of the Al-Amal Association for Rehabilitation of Disabled, based in Rafah, is unable to travel to the Austrian capital of Vienna to receive the international award for his NGO's achievements, and largely due to the Israeli siege on ...
Egypt says it prevented 12,000 people from illegally migrating in 2016. Woman waits for a travel permit to cross into Egypt through the Rafah border crossing after it was opened by Egyptian authorities on Wednesday for five days, in the southern Gaza ...
"If they really cared about Palestinians, they would have pressed Egypt, which enjoys good ties with Israel, to open the Rafah border crossing with Gaza," said Hilsman. Mohammed Mohsen Abo El- Nour, an Egyptian researcher who specialises in Iranian ...
Relations between Egypt and the Islamic Resistance Movement, Hamas, are improving, a new media report by Israel's News One has claimed.


 

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