News Brief 7/5/2013, Tammuz 27, 5773
Report: Rafah Crossing Closed due to Sinai Tension
The Rafah Crossing between Hamas-ruled Gaza and Egypt was closed, Friday morning, due to tensions in the Sinai Peninsula, according to Al-Jazeera.
Islamist gunmen attacked the airport at nearby El-Arish, as well as a number of security installations, during the pre-dawn hours.
Tags: Hamas, attack, Sinai, airport, El Arish, Egypt, Gaza Region, Sinai Peninsula, islamists, closure, Rafah Crossing, gunmen, tensions, police installations