lunes, 30 de mayo de 2011

Egypt Opens Rafah Border – in pictures/Egipto Abre el Borde Rafah- en Fotos


A Hamas policeman checks the passport of a Palestinian passenger at the Rafah border crossing in the southern Gaza Strip May 28, 2011. Egypt will open its border with the Gaza Strip "on a daily basis" starting from May 28, the state MENA news agency said on Wednesday, to ease entry restrictions for Palestinians - Suhaib Salem, Reuters

Palestinian children look out from a bus window as they wait to cross the Rafah border. – Photo by Reuters

A Palestinian man is seen waiting for the open of the border. – Photo by AP

A border officer checks the passport of a passenger. – Photo by Reuters

Palestinians wait to cross into Egypt. – Photo by AFP

A sick Palestinian boy arrives in an ambulance for treatment in Egypt. – Photo by AFP

Travelers exchange currency. – Photo by AFP

A Palestinian woman takes care of her belongings at the border. – Photo by AP

Palestinians hold passports as they wait to cross the border. – Photo by Reuters

A child waits on top of luggage. – Photo by AFP

Hundreds of people -- including this Palestinian boy's family -- are due to cross the border from Gaza to Egypt on Saturday.

Egypt has relaxed border restrictions at its frontier with the Gaza Strip at Rafah, offering many Palestinians the prospect of moving with relative freedom for the first time

Egypt has relaxed border restrictions at its frontier with the Gaza Strip at Rafah, offering many Palestinians the prospect of moving with relative freedom for the first time

Egypt has relaxed border restrictions at its frontier with the Gaza Strip at Rafah, offering many Palestinians the prospect of moving with relative freedom for the first time

Trucks with Butane entering Gaza without any problem

Many we're already waiting for days. A Palestinian woman waits to cross into Egypt through the Rafah border terminal in the southern Gaza Strip on May 26, 2011, a day after the official MENA news agency reported that Egypt will open the crossing on a daily basis starting this weekend in a bid to ease the blockade on the Gaza Strip.

A Palestinian man loads his baggage before crossing into Egypt through the Rafah border crossing, southern Gaza Strip. BERNAT ARMANGUE/AP Photo

Palestinians wait in a taxi to cross into Egypt at the Rafah border crossing in the southern Gaza Strip May 26, 2011. Egypt will open its border with the Gaza Strip "on a daily basis" starting from May 28, the state MENA news agency said.

Palestinians wait before crossing into Egypt through the Rafah border crossing, southern Gaza Strip on Thursday. Egypt's decision to end its blockade of Gaza by opening the only crossing to the Hamas-ruled Palestinian territory this weekend could ease the isolation of 1.4 million Palestinians there. (AP) May 26, 2011

Palestinians gathered at the Rafah border passage earlier this month to mark the 63 years since Israel was created. Now you can get daily passage opening hours. Photo: SAID Khatib / AFP

Palestinian Mohammed Zoarob, center, 75, who said he is traveling for medication, waits at the Egyptian passport admistration at Rafah crossing port. (Amr Nabil, Associated Press / May 28, 2011

Palestinians wait at the Rafah crossing port. Egypt officially and fully reopens its crossing with Gaza at the town of Rafah, after a long period of restrictions which could ease the isolation of 1.4 million Palestinians there. (May 28, 2011) Photo credit: AP

A Palestinian family wait before crossing into Egypt through the Rafah border crossing, southern Gaza Strip, on Saturday. (AP)

Palestinians wave Egyptian and Palestinian flags during a rally in support of Egypt at the Rafah border crossing in the southern Gaza Strip on May 28, 2011. Egypt reopened the border, allowing people to cross freely for the first time in four years. Photograph by: Said Khatib, AFP/Getty Images


Palestinians take part in a rally at the gate of Rafah border crossing Photograph: Ibraheem Abu Mustafa/Reuters


Palestinians wait before crossing the border into Egypt Photograph: Bernat Armangue/AP


A Palestinian holds his family's passports at the Egyptian passport control Photograph: Amr Nabil/AP


Palestinian Mohammed Ahmed holds his father's passport at the Egyptian passport control Photograph: Amr Nabil/AP


Egyptian soldiers stand guard at the Rafah border crossing Photograph: Ali Ali/EPA


A Palestinian carries her bag as she crosses to the Egyptian side of the border Photograph: Amr Nabil/AP


A taxi carrying Palestinian passengers passes by an Egyptian army checkpoint at el Arish, Egypt Photograph: Amr Nabil/AP


An Egyptian baggage worker looks for clients at Rafah crossing port Photograph: Amr Nabil/AP


Palestinians arrive in Egypt after crossing the border Photograph: EPA

Palestinians wait in the Egyptian passport administration hall Photograph: Amr Nabil/AP

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  1. interesting blog. It would be great if you can provide more details about it. Thanks you



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