Friday, March 5

Egypt opens Rafah border crossing as Palestinian pilgrims return

CAIRO, As the season of Hajj ends, the Egyptian authorities decided Sunday to re-open Rafah border crossing to facilitate the crossing of Palestinian pilgrims to their Gaza Strip.

The border will be opened for five days on Aug. 27, 29, and Sept. 1,2,3, and then will be open normally starting from Sept. 4.

Source: Saudi Press Agency