Rafah Crossing

Egypt’s authorities close Rafah crossing for the weekend

Fri, 22 Apr 2022 - 04:26 GMT

Egypt’s authorities decided to close Rafah crossing from in both directions, on Friday and Saturday.

Rafah crossing between Egypt, Gaza remains open for stranded passengers, humanitarian cases

Mon, 24 Jan 2022 - 01:05 GMT

The Egyptian authorities on Monday resumed operating Rafah border crossing on both sides,

Egypt begins renovation of main street in Gaza Strip within reconstruction

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 - 01:20 GMT

A team of Egyptian engineers had arrived in Gaza through Rafah Crossing to supervise reconstruction.

Egypt intensifies communication with Israel, Palestinian factions in Gaza: sources

Thu, 26 Aug 2021 - 11:42 GMT

On Wednesday, Egypt reopened Rafah Crossing in the direction to Gaza allowing visiting Palestinians to return after its closure on Monday for technical reasons.

Rafah crossing remains open on both sides to allow stranded, humanitarian cases

Tue, 10 Aug 2021 - 02:17 GMT

The Rafah border crossing remained opened on Tuesday on both sides in accordance with the directives of the political leadership.

Rafah crossing remains open to receive humanitarian cases, deliver aid

Sun, 08 Aug 2021 - 12:47 GMT

Medical and administrative teams are stationed for facilitating the passage of the injured and their escorts to hospitals for treatment, said sources at the crossing.

Rafah crossing remains open to allow humanitarian relief, wounded Palestinians

Wed, 30 Jun 2021 - 11:55 GMT

The crossing has been open on an exceptional basis since May 16 upon the directives of President Abdel Fattah El Sisi.

Rafah crossing open for 24th day to receive wounded Palestinians

Tue, 08 Jun 2021 - 11:35 GMT

It will also allow the entry of Egyptian technical teams into the Gaza Strip, added the sources.

Rafah crossing remains open for 4th week to receive wounded Palestinians

Mon, 07 Jun 2021 - 11:35 GMT

Medical and administrative teams are stationed for facilitating the passage of the injured to hospitals for treatment

Egyptian equipment, crews to enter Gaza, Friday as part of reconstruction process

Thu, 03 Jun 2021 - 09:19 GMT

Egyptian engineering equipment and crews are expected to enter Gaza Strip through the Rafah crossing, Friday

8 wounded Palestinians arrive at Arish Hospital

Thu, 20 May 2021 - 07:45 GMT

A medical team received the injured and conducted necessary medical examinations on them.

Palestinian Authority pulls employees from Egypt-Gaza crossing

Sun, 06 Jan 2019 - 10:00 GMT

The Palestinian Authority said on Sunday it had ordered its employees to pull out from the Gaza-Egypt border crossing.

2018 in review: 7 Times sisi’s humanitarian side took over

Fri, 28 Dec 2018 - 02:47 GMT

Egypt Today has put together seven top times when Sisi’s humanitarian side took over.

Egypt opens Rafah border crossing as Palestinian pilgrims return

Sun, 26 Aug 2018 - 06:33 GMT

Egyptian will re-open Rafah border crossing to facilitate the crossing of Palestinian pilgrims returning from Saudi Arabia to their Gaza Strip.

Fighting unemployment, UN creates thousands of jobs for Gazans

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 - 10:47 GMT

Amid high unemployment rate in Gaza which exceeds 60 percent, as reported by some statistics, The UN aims to provide 4479 men and women in Gaza with jobs.

Rafah crossing opens for additional two months: Official

Thu, 21 Jun 2018 - 09:58 GMT

A Rafah Border Crossing official said that it will stay open until Eid Al-Adha, which will start this year on August 21.

7 situations firm leader’s humanitarian side dominated

Mon, 18 Jun 2018 - 10:03 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi, who has placed terrorism combat with ‘brutal’ force on top of his priorities, did not keep his merciful side concealed.

Palestinian Resistance hails Egypt’s stance on Gaza

Wed, 30 May 2018 - 08:21 GMT

Egypt’s continued communications and efforts have helped to ease the situation in Palestine.

Palestinian ambassador visits injured Gazans in Cairo, thanks Egypt

Sun, 20 May 2018 - 04:30 GMT

The delegation delivered Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas’ greetings to the brave injured

Gaza says “Thank you Egypt” for supporting Palestinian cause

Fri, 18 May 2018 - 11:07 GMT

The Palestinian people in the Gaza Strip appreciated the Egyptian support of the Palestinian cause and placed a big banner that reads "Thank you Egypt!"