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April 28, 2011 10:23 pm

Israel Loses Control of Gaza, Egypt to Open Border

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JPost – The Rafah crossing between Egypt and Gaza will open on a permanent basis within seven to ten days, Egyptian Foreign Minister Nabil Elaraby told Al-Jazeera during an interview Thursday.

He said during the interview that steps would be taken in order to alleviate the “suffering of the Palestinain people.” the opening of the crossing would allow greater freedom of movement for people on both sides of the border, as well as goods in and out of Gaza without Israeli permission.

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  • Ari

    Loses? Gave away!
    lets not forget that Israel gave the crossing to Egypt under Ariel Sharon’s “Disengagement plan” in 2005.
    Sharon was even foolish enough to claim that the move would some how “make Israel more secure”