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Rafah border crossing open for three days

Rafah border crossing open for three days

A child sits on a pile of luggage as Palestinian travelers wait to cross the Rafah border terminal with Egypt, on February 4, 2014 in the southern Gaza Strip. Egyptian authorities partially opened Rafah Crossing, Gaza's main window to the world, for three days for humanitarian cases and stranded students, border officials said.  (AFP PHOTO / SAID KHATIB)

A child sits on a pile of luggage as Palestinian travelers wait to cross the Rafah border terminal with Egypt, on February 4, 2014 in the southern Gaza Strip.
(AFP PHOTO / SAID KHATIB)

The Rafah border crossing was opened …

Mohamed Morsi defiant in face of jailbreak and conspiracy charges

Trial of Egypt’s former president reportedly postponed for a month as violence continues in Cairo

The former Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi has been charged with breaking out of jail during the 2011 uprising and conspiring with foreign groups, including Lebanon’s …

Rafah crossing to open on Wednesday and Thursday

Rafah crossing to open on Wednesday and Thursday

A Palestinian boy waits with his family to cross into Egypt at the Rafah crossing between Egypt and the southern Gaza Strip. (AFP FILE PHOTO / MAHMUD HAMS)

A Palestinian boy waits with his family to cross into Egypt at the Rafah crossing between Egypt and the southern Gaza Strip.
(AFP FILE PHOTO / MAHMUD HAMS)

The Rafah border crossing, which connects the Gaza Strip to the outside …

Abbas meets Egyptian Ambassador

Abbas meets Egyptian Ambassador

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas
(AFP/File, Petras Malukas)

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas met with the Egyptian ambassador to the Palestinian Authority on Sunday, hours after Hamas released an official statement countering statements the ambassador had given in a recent

Four tunnels, six houses destroyed in troubled Sinai

Four tunnels, six houses destroyed in troubled Sinai

A Palestinian man works at a tunnel used for smuggling goods into the Gaza Strip  (AFP/File, Thomas Coex)

A Palestinian man works at a tunnel used for smuggling goods into the Gaza Strip
(AFP/File, Thomas Coex)

By: Ali Omar

Egyptian forces destroyed four tunnels and six small houses in Egypt’s troubled Sinai peninsula Saturday, said a spokesman from …