The Board of Trustees of Egypt’s National Dialogue has issued a statement strongly rejecting the “false statements” made by US President Joe Biden regarding Egypt’s stance on opening the Rafah crossing from its side.
Ambassador Majed Bamya, the Deputy Permanent Observer of the State of Palestine to the United Nations, stated that Egypt is the most eager to facilitate the entry of humanitarian aid into Gaza.
“It was impossible for aid to enter the Gaza Strip due to the bombing on the other side of the crossing and once the bombing ended, the crossing was repaired and equipped for bringing trucks,” he said.
For her part, Forbes thanked the Egyptian Red Crescent team in North Sinai for their humanitarian efforts.
Egypt’s Ministry of Supply has delivered a total of 100 tons of humanitarian aid to Gaza since December, in collaboration with the Catholic Relief Services (CRS), according to state’s news agency MENA on Thursday.
Arish International Airport in Egypt’s North Sinai has received eight planes carrying a combined 162.5 tons of humanitarian and relief aid destined for the Gaza Strip. These planes originated from various Arab countries and organizations.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has stated that Egypt is persistently working towards reaching a ceasefire in Gaza. However, the ministry has highlighted that Israel's imposition of "unreasonable conditions" has made it currently unattainable.
The Palestine Red Crescent Society (PRCS) announced that its teams has received 5939 trucks carrying humanitarian aid from its Egyptian counterpart through the Rafah border crossing between October 21 and January 18, 2024.
The Egyptian Red Crescent (ERC) dispatched 50 trucks carrying food, medicine, medical supplies, water, tents, and blankets to the Gaza Strip.
A total of 22,835 martyrs have been killed, more than 70% of whom are women and children, while 58,316 others have been wounded, in addition to 7,000 people missing under the rubble.
Eighty two aid trucks entered the Palestinian side through the Egyptian-Palestinian border Rafah crossing on Monday, Al Qahera News reported.
The head of the Egyptian Red Crescent branch in North Sinai, Dr. Khaled Zayed, explained in a press statement that the Saudi plane carries 24 tons of medical and food supplies.
Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi and King Abdullah II of Jordan have renewed their categorical rejection of attempts to liquidate the Palestinian cause or displace the Palestinians either inside or outside their lands.
El Arish International Airport in Egypt’s North Sinai received on Wednesday two planes from Qatar and the UAE carrying humanitarian aid for the Palestinian people in the Gaza Strip
The UN Security Council adopted a resolution demanding immediate, safe and unhindered delivery of humanitarian assistance at scale directly to the Palestinian civilian population throughout the Gaza Strip.
In a statement by the Foreign Ministry, Egypt also welcomed the appointment of a high-level UN coordinator to facilitate the entry, coordination, monitoring and verification of aid within the Gaza Strip.
The UNSC resolution on Gaza was adopted with 13 votes in favor, and the US and Russia abstaining.
North Sinai's El-Arish International Airport has received 331 planes carrying thousands of tons of relief aid, ambulances, field hospitals, and necessary equipment bound for Gaza since the start of the Israeli war on the strip.
A German army plane brought high-quality medical equipment such as incubators for premature babies, ventilators, and patient monitors to Egyptian hospitals, said the German embassy in a statement on Saturday.
North Sinai's El-Arish International Airport has received 305 planes carrying 8,500 tons of relief aid, ambulances, field hospitals, and necessary equipment bound for Gaza since the start of the Israeli war on the strip.