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Egypt to close Rafah crossing until further notice

Egypt will close Rafah crossing until further notice on Monday, citing security reasons.

Egypt to close Rafah crossing until further notice

Egypt opens Rafah crossing with Gaza 'indefinitely'

This is the first time in years that Egypt has opened the crossing for more then a few days at a time.

Egypt opens Rafah crossing with Gaza 'indefinitely'

Egypt reopens Rafah crossing for four days

Crossing between Egypt and Gaza has been virtually sealed since a terrorist attack in the Sinai Peninsula in October 2014.

Egypt reopens Rafah crossing for four days

Egypt reopens Rafah crossing for three days

Egypt has kept the crossing with Gaza virtually sealed since a terrorist attack in the Sinai Peninsula in October 2014.

Egypt reopens Rafah crossing for three days

Egypt closes Rafah crossing to Gaza

Egyptian authorities close Rafah border crossing between Egypt and Gaza in both directions.

Egypt closes Rafah crossing to Gaza

Egypt to bar Gazans after Hamas takes over crossing

Hamas terror group announces Egypt to stop allowing entry to Gazans after PA abandons Rafah Crossing to Hamas.

Egypt to bar Gazans after Hamas takes over crossing

Egyptian army kills three jihadists in the Sinai

Egypt continuing its crackdown on Sinai-based terrorism.

Egyptian army kills three jihadists in the Sinai

Egypt to close Rafah crossing for three days

Egyptian authorities to close Rafah border crossing with Gaza for three days starting Friday.

Egypt to close Rafah crossing for three days

Egypt to keep Rafah crossing open throughout Ramadan

Egyptian President orders to keep border crossing between Gaza and Egypt open throughout the holy month of Ramadan.

Egypt to keep Rafah crossing open throughout Ramadan

Report: Egypt to allow body of Hamas engineer into Gaza

Egypt to reportedly allow Hamas member's burial in Gaza despite Israeli request not to until Hadar Goldin and Oron Shaul are returned.

Report: Egypt to allow body of Hamas engineer into Gaza

Egypt to reopen Rafah crossing for two days

Egyptian authorities to reopen Rafah crossing for two days for the passage of humanitarian cases.

Egypt to reopen Rafah crossing for two days

Egypt closes Rafah crossing hours after opening it

Egyptian authorities abruptly close crossing between Gaza and Egypt for reasons that are unclear.

Egypt closes Rafah crossing hours after opening it

Egypt opens Rafah crossing for humanitarian cases

Egypt opens largely sealed border crossing with Gaza for four days.

Egypt opens Rafah crossing for humanitarian cases

Egypt-Gaza crossing remains closed after Sinai attack

Egypt keeps Rafah border crossing closed following attack on Sinai mosque in which more than 300 people were killed.

Egypt-Gaza crossing remains closed after Sinai attack

Rafah crossing to reopen for three days

Rafah crossing between Gaza and Egypt to reopen for humanitarian cases.

Rafah crossing to reopen for three days

Preparations complete for opening of Rafah crossing

PA may delay opening of crossing to Egypt due to disagreement with Hamas.

Preparations complete for opening of Rafah crossing

From today PA controls Gaza crossings

After a decade, Palestinian Authority to assume control of Gazan side of border crossings from Hamas.

From today PA controls Gaza crossings

Egypt scraps Rafah reopening following Sinai attack

Egypt announces it won't reopen Rafah border crossing following ISIS attack in northern Sinai.

Egypt scraps Rafah reopening following Sinai attack

Egypt opens Rafah crossing for Gazan pilgrims

Egyptian authorities open Rafah crossing to allow a group of hajj pilgrims to travel to Saudi Arabia via Egypt.

Egypt opens Rafah crossing for Gazan pilgrims

Hamas tightens security following suicide attack

Hamas’s security forces tighten security in Gaza after suicide bombing at the Rafah crossing.

Hamas tightens security following suicide attack

Report: Hamas members wounded in explosion in Rafah

Arab reports say a suicide bomber blew himself up at Rafah crossing between Gaza and Egypt.

Report: Hamas members wounded in explosion in Rafah

Egypt to open Rafah crossing for pilgrims

Egyptian authorities to open Rafah crossing between Egypt and Gaza to allow the passage of Muslim pilgrims traveling to Saudi Arabia.

Egypt to open Rafah crossing for pilgrims

Trade between Gaza and Egypt increasing

Senior Hamas official confirms Hamas and Egypt have reached understandings on opening of Rafah crossing.

Trade between Gaza and Egypt increasing

Egypt closes Rafah crossing

Egyptian authorities close Rafah border crossing with Gaza, after opening it for three days for humanitarian cases.

Egypt closes Rafah crossing

Egypt opens Rafah crossing for three days

Egyptian authorities open crossing between Gaza and Egypt in both directions for humanitarian cases.

Egypt opens Rafah crossing for three days

Egypt opens Rafah crossing for three days

Egyptian authorities temporarily open the Rafah border crossing with Gaza, which has been mostly closed since a 2014 attack in the Sinai.

Egypt opens Rafah crossing for three days

Rafah crossing opened for 'humanitarian cases'

Egypt temporarily opens the Rafah crossing on the border with Gaza.

Rafah crossing opened for 'humanitarian cases'

Egypt to open Rafah crossing for Hajj pilgrimage

Egyptian authorities to open the Rafah crossing between Egypt and Gaza for three days on Tuesday.

Egypt to open Rafah crossing for Hajj pilgrimage

Egypt closes Rafah crossing after five-day opening

Egypt allows 3,099 people to enter through Rafah crossing over five days before closing the border again.

Egypt closes Rafah crossing after five-day opening

Hamas blames PA for closure of Rafah crossing

Gazan minister says Abbas's Palestinian Authority is responsible for the border crossing between Egypt and Gaza.

Hamas blames PA for closure of Rafah crossing

Egypt temporarily reopens Rafah border crossing

Hamas says Egypt temporarily reopens the Rafah border crossing with Gaza.

Egypt temporarily reopens Rafah border crossing

After tunnel exposure, Egypt lets cement into Gaza

Israeli security establishment furious as Egypt lets cement trucks through Rafah crossing, in decision with Abbas that disregarded Israel.

Days after terror tunnel revelation, Egypt lets cement into Gaza

Egypt opens Rafah crossing for two days

Egypt opens the Rafah border crossing into Gaza for the first time in three months.

Egypt opens Rafah crossing for two days

Egypt to Open Rafah Crossing for Three Days

Egyptian authorities to open Rafah border crossing starting Monday to allow Gazans to leave for pilgrimage to Mecca.

Egyptian Authorities to Open Rafah Crossing for Three Days

Egypt Closes the Rafah Crossing After Four Days

Egyptian authorities close the Rafah crossing with Gaza after allowing 2,579 Gazans to leave the territory for humanitarian reasons.

Egypt Closes the Rafah Crossing After Four Days

Four Palestinians Reportedly Abducted in Sinai

Gaza's Hamas rulers say gunmen abducted four Palestinians who were on a bus bound for the Cairo airport.

Four Palestinians Reportedly Abducted in Sinai

Egypt Opens Gaza Crossing for Four Days

Egypt opens the Rafah crossing for a period of four days, the first time it has done so in two months.

Egypt Opens Gaza Crossing for Four Days

Egypt Closes Rafah Crossing After Three Days

Egyptian authorities close the Rafah Crossing after keeping it open for three days for humanitarian purposes.

Egypt Closes Rafah Crossing After Three Days

Egypt Reopens Rafah Crossing for Humanitarian Aid

Egyptian authorities open Rafah until Thursday to allow the passage of humanitarian aid into Gaza.

Egypt Reopens Rafah Crossing for Humanitarian Aid

Egypt Opens Rafah Crossing for Three Days

Egypt temporarily opens Rafah crossing to Gaza, which has been closed since a deadly terror attack in October.

Egypt Opens Rafah Crossing for Three Days