Egypt to ease blockade on Gaza(8 images)

Egypt will open the Rafah border crossing on a daily basis starting this weekend in a bid to ease the blockade on the Gaza Strip. The decision to reopen the crossing on a permanent basis was discussed at recent reconciliation meetings between Fatah and Hamas.

Palestinians wait to cross into Egypt through the Rafah border terminal in southern Gaza on May 26, 2011. Egypt will open the crossing on a daily basis starting this weekend in a bid to ease the blockade on the Gaza Strip, Egyptian government officials said. UPI/Ismael Mohamad. | License Photo
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