Egypt's Sisi orders Gaza border opened for Ramadan: Twitter account
Thursday, 17 May 2018 CAIRO (Reuters) - Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi ordered on Thursday that the Rafah border crossing with the Gaza Strip be opened for the whole of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, he said on his official Twitter account.
As Muslims around the world observe Ramadan, Palestinian protesters camped along the Israeli border with Gaza are spending their days fasting and filling sandbags. Demonstrations along the Gaza-Israeli border have persisted throughout the week, though organized protests began late in March. At one...
Israeli troops shot and killed one Palestinian and wounded at least 220 others at protests along the Gaza border on Friday. Reuters reports the Israeli army said around 8,000 Gazans participated in the..