18 July 2008
CAIRO Egypt (AP) - Egypt will reopen its Rafah border crossing with the Hamas-runGaza Strip for two days this week to allow hundreds of stranded on both sides to cross, a Palestinian diplomat in Cairo said Monday. Rafah has been closed for nearly the entire time since the Hamas militant group took over Gaza a year ago. With the opening, which begins on Tuesday, Palestinians who need medical treatment or have Egyptian residency permits would be allowed to cross into Egypt, the diplomat, Nabil...