Breaking: Rafah border crossing to reopen Thursday, Friday
Palestinians wait to cross to the Egyptian side of the Rafah border crossing, in the southern Gaza Strip, Saturday, June 13, 2015. Egypt has opened its borders with the Gaza Strip for the first time in months on Saturday and will operate for three days, allowing Palestinians to travel in both directions. Maher Abu Sabha, head of Gaza's crossing, says 15,000 people have applied to exit. Rafah is Gaza's only gateway to the outside world with no Israeli control. (AP Photo/Adel Hana)

CAIRO: Egyptian authorities has decided to reopen Rafah border crossing g with Palestinian Gaza Strip from both directions Thursday and Friday, MENA reported Wednesday.

The crossing was reopened to facilitate the movements for Palestinian stranded passengers, the agency added.

President lent Abdel Fatah al-SIsi discussed the border issue wit his Palestinian counterpart Mahmoud Abbas Monday on the sidelines of Paris-held UN Climate Change Conference.

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