Egypt closes Rafah Border Gate
Egypt closed the Rafah Border Gate bidirectionally for "security" reasons.
Egypt shut down the Rafah Border Gate, which is the only gate of Gaza opened to the world, bidirectionally for "security" reasons.
The coup management in Egypt announced before that the Rafah Border Gate would be open for 3 days from Wednesday, and it was envisaged that the door would be kept open until Friday evening.
After closing the door, a large number of people who had prepared to move to Egypt from Gaza had to return.
The Rafah Border Gate, which has been closed since the Egyptian army took over the administration in July 2013, temporarily opens for humanitarian situations.
Flocking of thousands of Gazan to Rafah Border Gate, which opens temporarily, to continue treatment, to find a job, to complete marriage, shows how people suffering under the blockade.
Meanwhile, Hamas Political Bureau President Ismail Haniyeh went to Egypt this morning with a delegation accompanying him to discuss issues of Palestinian reconciliation.
Hamas and al-Fatah delegations signed a "compromise agreement" last year, which ended the division in Palestine under the negotiations in Egypt's capital Cairo.