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Egypt to open Rafah crossing permanently - World Wires - MiamiHerald.com

Egypt to open Rafah crossing permanently - World Wires - MiamiHerald.com
CAIRO -- Egypt's decision Wednesday to end its blockade of Gaza by opening the only crossing to the Hamas-ruled Palestinian territory this weekend could ease the isolation of 1.4 million Palestinians there. It also puts the new Egyptian regime at odds with Israel, which insists on careful monitoring of people and goods entering Gaza for security reasons.


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