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Rafah Border Crossing

A Vacation and Family Reunion in Gaza? If Only...

Hani Almadhoun | Posted 10.20.2015 | World
Hani Almadhoun

My situation is not unique. People coming from the Gulf and Europe to visit their families in Gaza lose their jobs, scholarships, or miss their classes -- all for wanting to see a sick parent or meet a new family member.

Egypt Opens Crossing To Gaza For First Time In A Month

AP | ASHRAF SWEILAM | Posted 11.26.2014 | World

AL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — Egyptian authorities have temporarily re-opened a border crossing with the Gaza Strip to allow Palestinians stranded outside ...

Egypt Reopens Gaza Border Crossing

AP | ASHRAF SWEILAM | Posted 08.24.2013 | World

EL-ARISH, Egypt -- An Egyptian official says the country's border crossing with Gaza, which was closed after a deadly attack on policemen this week, h...

Egypt Gaza Border Reopened Permanently

AP | IBRAHIM BARZAK | Posted 07.28.2011 | World

RAFAH, Gaza Strip — Egypt lifted a 4-year-old blockade of the Gaza Strip on Saturday, greatly easing travel restrictions on the 1.5 million resi...

Any Gauze in Gaza? Supply Shortages Add to Medical Misery Inside Strip

Jan McGirk | Posted 06.15.2011 | Impact
Jan McGirk

The Gaza strip must cope with a drug shortage, even though Israeli and Egyptian officials talk about easing the blockade that has left this crowded enclave effectively isolated since July 2007.

CODEPINK's "Gaza Freedom" Mockery

Eric Trager | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eric Trager

CODEPINK's goals have nothing to do with actual Palestinian freedom. Whether CODEPINK is disrupting a Senate hearing or demonstrating in Cairo, its purpose is the same: to vilify American foreign policy.

Egypt-Gaza Border-Crossing A Soap Opera Filming Set

Salena Tramel | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Salena Tramel

The Egyptians are world famous for their soap operas. And this Monday, I accidentally ran into one of these productions in full swing ... at the Rafah border-crossing into Gaza from Egypt.

Hamas negotiators stopped with suitcases of cash

AP | SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAIRO — Hamas negotiators left Egypt without a long-term cease-fire with Israel on Thursday _ but not before some members of the militant group'...