Egypt had planned to open the crossing for 3 days, but unexpectedly closed it early, leaving Palestinians stranded.
Egypt was slated to open the crossing from Saturday until Monday in both directions
Since the ouster of Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi of the Muslim Brotherhood in 2013, Cairo has seldom opened the Rafah crossing.
Abbas is finishing up a week-long diplomatic trip in Egypt, where he is meeting with a variety of leaders.
Alors que la situation dans le Sinaï se complique de plus en plus avec la montée en puissance des combattants affiliés à l’Etat islamique, l’Egypte et le Hamas tentent un rapprochement
Since the beginning of this year, the terminal was opened for only 21 days.
The border crossing will only allow entry into Gaza, while people in Gaza will not be able to go to Egypt.
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