Monday, July 24
Latest News
  1. Israeli forces shoot, injure 4 Palestinian protesters near Ramallah
  2. Israeli police detain father, cousin of Palestinian slain in Jerusalem
  3. Palestinian detained after stabbing Palestinian citizen of Israel
  4. Israeli forces attack positions in Gaza after rocket lands in Negev
  5. Attacker's home to be demolished as ministers call for execution
  6. Jerusalemites continue praying outside Al-Aqsa compound in protest
  7. Reports of 'attempted security breach' at Israeli embassy in Jordan
  8. PA and Hamas call for national unity over Al-Aqsa, on their own terms
  9. Reports: Israeli forces shoot, injure Palestinian at Nablus checkpoint
  10. Palestinian detained for ‘praying for bad things to happen to police’

Egypt opens Rafah crossing in 1 direction for Gaza critical injuries

July 12, 2014 6:44 P.M. (Updated: July 12, 2014 10:17 P.M.)
GAZA CITY (Ma’an) – Egyptian authorities opened the Rafah crossing with Gaza Saturday morning to allow entry of injured Gaza citizens into Egypt for medical treatment and to allow holders of Egyptian and foreign passports to leave the coastal enclave.

Officials in the Palestinian border and crossing department highlighted that the crossing was open in one direction only.

They said that thousands of special cases including students and patients were waiting in Egypt hoping the crossing would be open for them to return to Gaza.

The crossing was opened Thursday and four buses carrying holders of Egyptian passports left for Egypt.

In addition, seven ambulances were allowed into Egypt Thursday each carrying a critically injured person and one escort only.

Powered By: HTD Technologies
Ma'an News Agency
All rights reserved © 2005-2017