Report: Hamas gives Israel 48 hours to open Rafah

By JPOST.COM STAFF
June 29, 2007 23:17

A Palestinian parliamentarian belonging to Hamas announced Friday evening that the organization would have its military wing "act accordingly" if Israel refused to open the Rafah Crossing within 48 hours, the Bethlehem-based Ma'an news agency reported. Sheik Yunis al-Astal called for an immediate solution to Palestinian civilians waiting on the Egyptian side of the border.


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