Hamas seeks to reopen airport in southern Gaza

05.12.2012                      21.Kislew. 5773                      Gebet für Regen

Gaza:

Hamas seeks to reopen airport in southern Gaza

Hamas ask Egypt for help reopening airport that has been closed since 2001; Mashaal expected to visit Strip for first time.

The Hamas government is working toward reopening the only airport in the Gaza Strip.
Named after Yasser Arafat, the airport, which is located close to the Egyptian border, opened in 1998, when the Palestinian Authority was still in control of the Gaza Strip….