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Why Don't Palestinians Just Leave Gaza? They Can't.

The Huffington Post | Eline Gordts | Posted 07.31.2014 | World

As airstrikes have rained down on Gaza in recent weeks, hundreds of thousands of Palestinians have been forced to flee their homes. Some received leaf...

Gaza Palestinians Desperate For Medical Care Stream Into Egypt

McClatchy | Miret El Naggar | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

RAFAH, Egypt -- They arrived at the border by the busload: amputees and people with other disabilities by the dozens, in wheelchairs pushed by family ...

Gaza Freedom March Blocked by Egypt

Medea Benjamin | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Medea Benjamin

Citing escalating tensions on the Gaza-Egypt border, the Egyptian Foreign Ministry just informed us that the Rafah border will be closed over the coming weeks, into January.

Gaza Tunnels: Smugglers Back At Work

The Independent | Donald Macintyre in Rafah | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Some Gazans are working to restart - or are continuing with - the smuggling of contraband under the Gaza-Egypt border, despite the hundreds of Israeli...

As Israel Pounds Gaza, Egyptians Get Angry At Their Own Government

GlobalPost.com | Theodore May | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SHEIKH ZOWAYED, Egypt -- In north Sinai, Egyptians angrily watched a scorching air offensive by the Israeli Air Force against Hamas, as well as ordina...

On The Ground In Rafah: Egypt Sends Mixed Messages

GlobalPost.com | Theodore May | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

RAFAH, Egypt - The town of Rafah and the Gaza border crossing just down the road told two different stories Thursday about how the Egyptian government...