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Pregnant Gaza woman blocked from joining husband in Australia

Patrick O. Strickland
15 May 2015

The Rafah crossing between Gaza and Egypt has been shut since October 2014.

Myths and realities about Israel's siege of Gaza

What Gaza really needs is to be welcomed back into the world.

Israel violates Gaza ceasefire nearly every day

Israel enjoys tighter control over Palestinians in Gaza than ever before.

Crossing to Cairo: a Palestinian diary

The trip from Gaza to Cairo is arduous and fraught for Palestinians under heavy Egyptian regime restrictions.

Why a Gaza ceasefire isn’t enough

Raji Sourani
Gaza Strip
3 August 2014

A ceasefire is not enough. It will not end the suffering. It will only move us from the horror of death by bombardment to the horror of death by slow strangulation.

Germany remains silent on massacre of its citizens in Gaza

Ali M. Latifi
Kabul
29 July 2014

Because of Gaza closure, Ramsis Kilani was unable to bury the seven members of his family killed in Israeli airstrike.

Egyptian press repeat Israeli lies as Sisi keeps Gaza border closed

Jihad Abaza
15 July 2014

Palestinians remain trapped by Israel and Egypt as the bombing continues.

Gaza health ministry declares state of emergency

Rafah
14 July 2014

Frustrated aid workers stranded at border as Egypt keeps Gaza crossing closed.

Egypt "humiliates" travelers from Gaza

Rami Almeghari
Gaza Strip
1 May 2014
Elderly woman sits next to suitcase near fence and barbed wire

Only 36 medical patients were allowed through Rafah crossing in February.

Why is Gaza always Egypt's scapegoat?

Rami Almeghari
Gaza Strip
17 December 2013
Elderly woman displays travel document in waiting room

Unlike the Rafah crossing, other borders have been opened since the Cairo coup earlier this year.

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