Sunday, 9 March 2014

Egypt to open Rafah crossing for 2 days starting Sunday

GAZA CITY (Ma'an) -- Egyptian authorities will open the Rafah crossing with the Gaza Strip for two days starting Sunday, a Palestinian official said.

A Gaza ministry of interior official told Ma'an Saturday that a group of Umrah pilgrims would be allowed to pass through Rafah, and that a group of pilgrims returning from Saudi Arabia would be allowed to return to the Strip.

The returning pilgrims have been waiting in Egypt for several days, the official said. more


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