Egyptian Foreign Minister: The Israeli government has not even taken a position that allows the opening of the Rafah crossing from the Gaza side
Israeli army spokesperson: There is no ceasefire, crossings are closed, we continue attacking Hamas terror organization
For the first time since the beginning of the war: the Rafah crossing will be opened at 9:00
More than a hundred trucks waiting to move from Al-Arish to enter the Gaza Strip through the Rafah crossing
Egypt will open the Rafah crossing today for several hours and then close it again
Foreign national Palestinians can cross from Gaza into Egypt on Monday, officials say, when the border opens to also allow in humanitarian aid
Egyptian president Abdul Fattah al-Sisi told Blinken in their meeting that the Israeli response to Hamas attack turned from self defense to collective punishment. The Egyptian president said there is an urgent need for de-escalation and the entry of humanitarian aid into Gaza
Head of the Hamas Political Bureau: The American administration gives Israel the cover of killing and destruction
Head of the Political Bureau of Hamas: There is no exodus from Gaza to Egypt
Head of the Hamas Political Bureau: We tell Egypt that our decision is to remain in Gaza
German Foreign Minister: We are discussing with the United Nations and our partners how to bring humanitarian aid into Gaza from the Rafah crossing
Turkish Foreign Minister: We reject the exodus of Palestinians to Egypt and stand with Cairo in this regard
Egypt refused to allow American citizenship holders to pass through the Rafah crossing unless an agreement included the entry of aid into the Gaza Strip
An Israeli security delegation arrived in the Egyptian capital, Cairo, to discuss developments in the situation in Gaza.
U.S. officials have negotiated a temporary opening at the Rafah border between Gaza and Egypt for U.S. citizens in Gaza seeking to flee the violence there, said a senior State Department official
1 month ago
The launch of an Egyptian aid convoy provided by the National Alliance for Civil Action, including 115 trucks loaded with tons of humanitarian aid to the Gaza Strip.
The Israeli army: The Rafah crossing is closed, and any movement that takes place through it is coordinated with the Egyptian side
Egypt has taken “unprecedented measures” to reinforce its border with Gaza and prevent any breaches, a senior Egyptian security official says - AP
United Nations: No aid is currently reaching the Gaza Strip amid the continued closure of border crossings
Residents of towns in the Hevel Shalom area, near the tri-border with Gaza and Egypt, are ordered to remain in shelters amid a suspected drone infiltration from Gaza, local authorities say
US official: Washington is holding talks to allow foreigners to leave Gaza through the Rafah crossing
The White House: We are working with Egypt and Israel to provide safe passage out of Gaza before a possible invasion
Sisi: Palestinians in Gaza "must stay steadfast and remain on their land."
Blinken: I will meet with the leaders of Saudi Arabia, the Emirates, Egypt and Qatar
1 month ago
The Jordanian Armed Forces send the first relief aid planes to Al-Arish International Airport in preparation for their delivery to the Gaza Strip via the Rafah land crossing, in full coordination with the Egyptian authorities.
Egyptian Foreign Minister, commenting on the Gaza war: There are limits to any military action
Associated Press, citing an Egyptian source: We reject the establishment of exit corridors from Gaza for Palestinians fleeing the Strip.
Al-Sisi and the Secretary-General of the United Nations are discussing stopping the escalation in the region
Blinken: We are discussing opening safe corridors with Israel and Egypt, but the situation is complex and Israel must take steps that allow it to defend itself
Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry: There is an escalation in military operations, but we have accelerated contacts with Israel, the Palestinians and international partners to calm the situation