Egypt and Hamas reopen Rafah crossing with Gaza

09.06.2011                      7.Siwan, 5771                      Schawuot 2

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Egypt and Hamas reopen Rafah crossing with Gaza

Less than two weeks after Egypt opened the border crossing with Gaza, Hamas and the Egyptians closed the gateway over the weekend for unspecified reasons.

The Gaza Strip's border crossing with Egypt reopened on Wednesday after a four-day closure caused by a dispute between Cairo and Gaza's Hamas rulers over travel arrangements, officials said.
Witnesses said a bus carrying 60 Palestinians crossed into Egypt from Gaza at the Rafah border point, Gaza's only opening to the outside world. Palestinians waiting to make the same journey cheered when they heard the news….