28 May '11, 8am

Egypt reopens border with Gaza

RAFAH, Palestinian Territories: Egypt on Saturday reopened its Rafah border with the Gaza Strip, allowing people to cross freely for the first time in four years, an AFP correspondent reported. Among the first to cross the reopened border post were two ambulances ferrying patients from the hitherto-blockaded Gaza Strip for treatment in Egypt as well as a minibus carrying a dozen visitors. Egyptian Foreign Minister Nabil al-Arabi announced on April 29, after the reconciliation of Palestinian factions Fatah and Hamas, that the crossing would reopen permanently, stressing this would help ease the blockade imposed by Israel. The Rafah crossing -- the coastal enclave's only border post not controlled by Israel -- will be open to people for eight hours daily except Fridays and public holidays. It will remain closed to goods. Since the ouster of former president Hosni Mubarak on ...

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