PA: Egypt Humiliates Visiting Palestinians

(Jerusalem Post) Khaled Abu Toameh - The Egyptian authorities have imposed severe restrictions on the entry of Palestinians into Egypt, PA officials said Thursday. Some Palestinians believe the move is linked to the recent attack on Egyptian Foreign Minister Ahmed Maher at the al-Aksa mosque. Sources in the Gaza Strip said that following the assault on Maher, the Egyptian authorities banned hundreds of Palestinians from entering Egypt through the Rafah crossing. A PA official said that Palestinians who arrived at Cairo Airport from different countries were also denied entry to Egypt.

2004-01-02 00:00:00

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