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Rafah crossing to open

Aug. 4, 2011 10:19 A.M. (Updated: Aug. 4, 2011 10:20 A.M.)
GAZA CITY (Ma’an) -- The Rafah crossing will be open Thursday for passengers who had registered to travel to Egypt on July 28, the director of the Gaza side of the crossing, Ayoub Abu Shaar, said.

He instructed passengers to proceed to Abu Yousef An-Najjar hall in the southern city of Khan Younis, noting that priority would be given to patients, students and those holding residency visas to Egypt.

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