Egypt: We'll close Hamas-controlled Rafah border crossing

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January 8, 2019 02:56
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The Egyptian government said on Monday evening that it will close the Rafah border crossing following the Sunday night decision by the Palestinian Authority to withdraw its workers from the passage between the Gaza Strip and Egypt, Channel 7 news reported on Monday night.

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi gave an interview on CBS which was aired on Sunday night, he said Egyptian planes cross to the Israeli side in joint war on terror, marking an unprecedented level of cooperation between Egypt and Israel. 

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