Rafah Crossing


Gaza-bound convoy from Jordan lands in Syria

A humanitarian aid convoy from Jordan landed noon Monday in Syria and is scheduled to join the European Lifeline 5 convoy, which arrived in the country two days back, before

Hamas welcomes further UN investigation into the Goldstone report

A judicial delegation from the UN arrived in the Gaza Strip Saturday evening to complete investigations into the Goldstone report on the 2008-2009 Israeli war against the Gaza Strip.

Arab League aid convoy enters Gaza

An Arab League aid convoy mainly consisting of medical supplies entered the Gaza Strip on Tuesday night via the Rafah crossing, the PIC reporter said.

Armouti: Egypt’s claims about the opening of Rafah crossing untrue

Dr. Ahmed Al-Armouti, the head of the Jordanian delegation who was denied access to Gaza, denied that the Egyptian authorities facilitate the movement of goods and people into the besieged

Qaradawi asks Egypt to open Rafah crossing, hails Turkish positions

Head of the International Union for Muslim scholars (IUMS) Sheikh Yousuf Al-Qaradawi demanded the Egyptian regime to open the Rafah border crossing permanently and hailed Turkey for its admirable position

Cairo bars entry of Jordanian unionists into Gaza for 3rd day running

Jordanian trade union sources informed a Palestinian Information Center reporter in Amman on Monday that Egyptian authorities continue to prevent the trade union delegation from entering the Gaza Strip for

Galloway: Lifeline 4 will participate in the world’s largest aid convoy to Gaza

Former British lawmaker and head of Viva Palestina George Galloway stated that his Lifeline 4 would join other convoys to form the world's largest ever aid convoy that would head

Iranian, Jordanian sea and land aid convoys head to Gaza soon

The Iranian Red Crescent (IRC) plans to send 1100 tons of relief material to the Gaza Strip aboard a ship dubbed "A ship for Gaza children".

Israel closes Gaza’s commercial crossings yesterday and today

Israeli occupation authorities closed yesterday all commercial crossings with the Gaza Strip, at the time the number of goods allowed entry to the Gaza Strip raised up to 200 items,

Mahathir Mohamed calls on Egypt to reject Israel’s pressures, help Gaza

Former Malaysian premier Mahathir Mohamed urged Egypt not to yield to Israel’s pressures and to facilitate the entry of humanitarian aid to the Palestinians in the besieged Gaza Strip.