CAIRO (Reuters) – Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi ordered on Thursday that the Rafah border crossing with the Gaza Strip be opened for the whole of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, he said on his official Twitter account.
The border with the Palestinian territory is mostly shut but opens at regular intervals. This would be the longest single opening in years.
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Sisi’s Twitter account said the opening of the crossing would “alleviate the burdens of brothers in Gaza.”
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