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Egypt to open Rafah crossing amid coronavirus pandemic

Egypt’s border crossing with Gaza will open for three days for Arabs seeking to return to the Gaza Strip.

Egypt to open Rafah crossing amid coronavirus pandemic

Egypt to reopen Rafah crossing in both directions

Hamas says Rafah border crossing will reopen on Tuesday. Egypt has not confirmed.

Egypt to reopen Rafah crossing in both directions

PA withdraws from Rafah amid disagreements with Hamas

Palestinian Authority announces withdrawal from border post with Egypt to protest Hamas "brutal practices".

PA withdraws from Rafah amid disagreements with Hamas

Egypt destroys most of the tunnels on Rafah border

Senior Egyptian official says the military operation to destroy smuggling tunnels succeeded in halting terrorist attacks in the Sinai.

Egypt destroys most of the tunnels on Rafah border

Report: Rafah Crossing to remain open indefinitely

Border crossing between Egypt and Gaza to remain open until further notice, officials say.

Report: Rafah Crossing to remain open indefinitely

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 to open Rafah crossing for four days

Egypt to open border crossing with Gaza after twice cancelling planned openings due to Sinai terrorism.

Egypt to open Rafah crossing for four days

Goldin family enraged as Rafiah crossing set to open permanently

Parents of soldier held by Hamas: Cabinet decision 'a failure in values and morality, because this is a conspicuously humanitarian matter.'

Goldin family enraged as Rafiah crossing set to open permanently

Report: Hamas arrests suspects in connection with suicide attack

Hamas security forces reportedly arrest Salafists in connection with last week's suicide attack in Rafah.

Report: Hamas arrests suspects in connection with suicide attack

Report: UAV attack in Sinai kills one

Reports say one killed in an air strike on a home south of Rafah.

Report: UAV attack in Sinai kills one

Hamas claims two dead in Israeli air strike

Hamas claims two dead and five others wounded in airstrike near Rafah. IDF not confirming.

Hamas claims two dead in Israeli air strike

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

Palestinian media: 5 dead in Gaza tunnel collapse

Arab press reports cave-in on southern border with Sinai, marking 11th collapse in recent weeks and raising death toll to 20.

Palestinian media: 5 dead in Gaza tunnel collapse

Critically wounded soldier able to speak again

Yehuda Yitzhak, who was critically wounded in Gaza in 2014, shows miraculous signs of recovery during family celebration.

Critically wounded soldier speaks again, smiles at celebration

Hamas: Terror wave shows 'Palestinian culture'

In speech before thousands in Gaza, Haniyeh says the current intifada is 'the greatest strategic change in recent years.'

Hamas: Terror wave shows 'Palestinian culture'

Watch: Gazans Show Support for Stabbings

In chilling footage, huge crowd of Palestinians in Rafah, Gaza, rallies in support of terrorist attacks, equipped with butchers' knives.

Night of the Long Knives: Gazans Show Support for Stabbingsplayer

4 Hamas Naval Commandos Abducted - by Egypt?

Hamas accuses Egyptian intelligence of kidnapping senior commandos who were in Sinai en route to Iran for training.

4 Hamas Naval Commandos Abducted on Way to Iran - by Egypt?

Egypt Temporarily Reopens Rafah Crossing

Egypt reopens border crossing with Gaza for two days, permitting traffic into Gaza.

Egypt Temporarily Reopens Rafah Crossing

Egypt Uncovers 'Longest Tunnel' from Sinai to Gaza

Egypt uncovers a 2.8 km-long tunnel leading into Gaza, the longest such smuggling tunnel discovered in recent years.

Egypt Uncovers 'Longest Tunnel' from Sinai to Gaza

Egypt to Open Rafah Crossing for Three Days

Egyptian authorities will open the Rafah crossing with Gaza for three days starting on Tuesday.

Egypt to Open Rafah Crossing for Three Days

Egypt Reopening Gaza Crossing, Say Officials

Rafah border crossing with will open for first time since its closure in late October after a bombing in the Sinai.

Egypt Reopening Gaza Crossing Wednesday, Say Officials

World Silent as Gazans Suffer Egyptian Expulsion

Gaza residents complain of constant explosions 'worse than IDF op.' as their homes are demolished, and local economy collapses.

World Silent as Gazans Suffer Egyptian Expulsion

11 Egyptians Killed from Gaza Terror Tunnel?

Senior security source says death of soldiers near Rafah in Sinai was caused by a bomb in tunnel under main traffic circle.

11 Egyptians Reportedly Killed from Gaza Terror Tunnel Blast

After 50 Days, Egypt Set to Reopen Gaza Crossing

Hamas minister announces Egypt ready to end 'blockade' of Rafah.

After 50 Days, Egypt Set to Reopen Gaza Crossing

Hamas Slams Egypt's Siege of Gaza

Hamas sharply criticizes Egypt's closure of the Rafiah border crossing, says restrictions on Gaza are a "crime against humanity."

Hamas Slams Egypt's Siege of Gaza

Egypt Deports Activists who Tried to Enter Gaza

Egypt deports dozens of women activists who flew in to Cairo in a bid to reach neighboring Gaza.

Egypt Deports Women Activists who Tried to Enter Gaza

Egypt Deports Nobel Winner who Tried to Enter Gaza

Egypt detains and deports Nobel Laureate and anti-Israel activist Mairead Maguire, who tried to enter Gaza through Rafiah.

Egypt Deports Nobel Laureate who Tried to Enter Gaza

Hamas Rocket Lands in Egyptian Territory

A Qassam rocket test fired by Hamas lands in Egypt's regional waters by accident, says Egyptian official.

Hamas Qassam Rocket Lands in Egyptian Territory

Egypt Allows PA Pilgrims to Travel to Saudi Arabia

Egyptian authorities have allowed Gazans to cross through on their way to the Hajj, as tensions with Hamas continue.

Egypt Allows PA Pilgrims to Travel to Saudi Arabia

Egypt Allows Gazans Entry Through Rafiah

Egypt re-opened the Rafiah crossing with Gaza for several hours, allowing 370 people to cross through.

Egypt Allows Gazans Entry Through Rafiah Crossing

Egypt Closes Rafiah Crossing Yet Again

Egypt closes the Rafiah crossing with Gaza, cites concern for "the security of Palestinian citizens."

Egypt Closes Rafiah Crossing Yet Again

PA: Egypt to Re-open Rafiah for Special Cases

Egyptian authorities will open the Rafiah crossing between Egypt and Gaza for students and medical patients, says PA.

Egypt to Re-open Rafiah for Special Cases, Say PA Sources

Egypt Shuts Down Rafiah Crossing

Egypt closes the Rafiah crossing with Gaza, citing "security concerns" following a crackdown on Sinai terrorists.

Egypt Shuts Down Rafiah Crossing After Sinai Crackdown

Egypt Demolishes Arab Homes for 'Security Reasons'

Egypt is destroying homes next to the Gaza border in Sinai for "security purposes," to prevent Gaza terrorists from entering Sinai.

Egypt Demolishes Arab Homes for 'Security Purposes'

Hamas to Egypt: Reopen the Border Crossing

Gaza’s terrorist rulers urge Egypt to reopen the border crossing that was closed after a terror attack on Egyptian security personnel.

Hamas to Egypt: Reopen the Border Crossing

1st time in 40 Years: Egypt Helicopter Over Gaza

One Egyptian army officer died and five soldiers were wounded Wednesday in ongoing battles with Islamist terrorists in Sinai

First Time Since 6-Day War: Egypt Helicopter Over Gaza

Saudi Aid Convoy Enters 'Besieged' Gaza

Despite claims by Hamas that Israel is keeping Gaza under “siege”, a convoy carrying medical aid from Saudi Arabia arrives from Egypt.

Saudi Aid Convoy Enters 'Besieged' Gaza

Egypt Keeping Gaza Peace with Israel

Egypt is largely responsible for helping to maintain the cease fire between Israel and Hamas terrorist-run Gaza, says a Mideast expert.

Egypt Keeping Gaza Peace with Israel

Hamas Denies Holding Secret Talks with Israel

Hamas denies that it has been holding secret talks with Israel regarding opening the Rafiah between Gaza and Egypt.

Hamas Denies Holding Secret Talks with Israel