Rafah Crossing

Egyptian official: Israeli claims of weapons smuggling to Gaza a cover-up for captive release failure

Sun, 14 Jul 2024 - 10:34 GMT

The source emphasized that the Israeli government is pursuing a policy of starving the citizens of the Gaza Strip and committing genocide to maintain its hold on power

Tel Aviv agreed to give Rafah’s border control to Palestinian parties, Israeli media

Wed, 10 Jul 2024 - 11:05 GMT

Israeli media said on Wednesday that Tel Aviv agreed in the Cairo meeting to control Palestinian parties - not from Hamas or the current Authority - over the Rafah crossing from the Palestinian side, according to al Qahera news channel

Egypt reaffirms its rejection of any operation of Rafah crossing under Israeli occupation

Mon, 24 Jun 2024 - 10:01 GMT

A high-level source said, Monday that Egypt reaffirms its rejection of any operation of the Rafah crossing in the presence of the Israeli occupation.

Hamas announces readiness to reach comprehensive prisoner swap deal if Israel stopped its war

Thu, 30 May 2024 - 07:21 GMT

Hamas says that they informed the mediators that they are ready to reach a complete agreement that includes a comprehensive prisoner swap deal if Israel stopped its war and aggression against the people in Gaza.

Egypt will not stand idly by in face of devastating humanitarian crisis in Gaza, source

Fri, 24 May 2024 - 08:43 GMT

A high-level source said that Egypt will not stand idly by in the face of the devastating humanitarian crisis in Gaza

Qatar welcomes ICJ's decision calling for immediate halt to Israel’s military attacks on Rafah

Fri, 24 May 2024 - 07:39 GMT

Qatar welcomed on Friday the ICJ decision calling for an immediate halt to the Israeli military attacks on Rafah, and the opening of the Rafah crossing for humanitarian aid to enter the Gaza Strip.

US pressuring Egypt, Israel to expedite reactivation of Rafah crossing: Axios

Fri, 17 May 2024 - 01:03 GMT

Israeli journalist and reporter for Axios Barak Ravid revealed that the Biden administration is exerting pressure on Egypt, Israel, and the Palestinian Authority to swiftly find a solution for the reactivation of the Rafah crossing.

Egypt rejects coordination with Israel on aid delivery via Rafah crossing: High-level source

Sat, 11 May 2024 - 06:39 GMT

The source emphasized Egypt's position, holding Israel accountable for the deteriorating situation in Gaza, and warned of the consequences of Israel's ongoing takeover of the Rafah crossing.

44 injured Palestinians arrive Egypt, 120 aid trucks enter Gaza through Rafah crossing

Sun, 18 Feb 2024 - 03:23 GMT

An official source at the border stated that 13 foreigners, 150 people holding Egyptian passports, and 250 people holding residency permits entered through the crossing.

French parliamentary delegation acknowledges Egypt's efforts for Gaza ceasefire

Sun, 04 Feb 2024 - 10:16 GMT

During a press conference in Cairo on Saturday, Coquerel stated, "We commend Egypt's role in the ongoing negotiations and hope they lead to an inclusive ceasefire in Gaza, rather than just the entry of aid."

50 trucks carrying humanitarian aid cross from Egypt to Gaza

Thu, 18 Jan 2024 - 12:21 GMT

The Egyptian Red Crescent (ERC) dispatched 50 trucks carrying food, medicine, medical supplies, water, tents, and blankets to the Gaza Strip.

Rafah Crossing continues to open doors to receive new batches of injured Palestinians

Thu, 04 Jan 2024 - 01:15 GMT

The Rafah Crossing continues to open its doors between Egypt and the Gaza Strip for the entry of aid from the Egyptian side to the Palestinian sideز

60 new trucks of humanitarian aid prepare to cross Rafah border into Gaza

Mon, 30 Oct 2023 - 01:47 GMT

60 new trucks of humanitarian aid are being prepared to arrive on the Palestinian side through Rafah crossing according to Al Qahera news channel on Monday.

170 aid trucks bound for Gaza waiting in front of Rafah crossing: AlQahera News

Sun, 22 Oct 2023 - 12:42 GMT

Al-Qahera News correspondent said that there are 170 aid trucks in front of the Rafah border crossing, which are ready to enter the Gaza Strip at any time.

WHO assistance sufficient for months arrives in Gaza loaded on 4 trucks

Sun, 22 Oct 2023 - 08:48 GMT

The WHO announced that the convoy of aid that arrived in Gaza Strip Saturday through Rafah Crossing consisted of four lorries carrying medicines and medical supplies from the organization.

Palestinian side of Rafah Border Crossing probably shelled for 5th time

Fri, 20 Oct 2023 - 03:27 GMT

Yet, the strikes did not affect the Egyptian equipment fixing the road leading to the crossing.

Egypt repairs road leading to Rafah Crossing on Palestinian side: Al Qahera News

Fri, 20 Oct 2023 - 01:53 GMT

Al Qahera News reported Friday the reparation of the road at Rafah Crossing on the Palestinian side by Egyptian equipment.

Humanitarian aid to Gaza Strip keep flowing into Egypt’s Arish International Airport

Thu, 19 Oct 2023 - 08:35 GMT

New batches arrived Thursday.

Egypt's National Coalition for Civil and Developmental Work organizes protest against massacre in Gaza at Rafah Crossing

Wed, 18 Oct 2023 - 01:47 GMT

They also performed prayers in absentia on the souls of Palestinian victims who have been falling since the outbreak of military confrontations on October 7.

Informed Egyptian source denies reports on Israel allowing aid into Gaza

Mon, 16 Oct 2023 - 11:42 GMT

An informed Egyptian source denied on Monday reports that an agreement had been reached on a truce in Gaza, or that humanitarian aid had begun to enter the Strip.