July 1st

Palestinians Queue In Droves As Egypt Reopens Rafah Crossing
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from The Times
by David Byers - July 1, 2008 - 3:25pm

Palestinians in the Gaza Strip were today queuing in their hundreds at the territory's hated border with Egypt after it was opened for the first time in months. Crowds gathered at the Rafah crossing after Egypt agreed to ease the closure for two days, with officials saying that Palestinians requiring medical attention would be allowed treatment at Egyptian hospitals.

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