Egypt temporarily opens border crossing with Gaza Strip after 2-month closure amid blockade

March 9, 2015 9:00 AM

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GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip – Egypt has temporarily opened a crossing with the Gaza Strip for the first time in nearly two months.

The Rafah crossing was opened Monday for two days for students, patients seeking medical care and dual nationals. It was the first time it was opened since an Egyptian court declared the territory's rulers, Hamas, a terrorist organization.

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