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  • Israelis barred from entering Jordan over kippot

    August 8, 2016 | 10:35 am

    A group of Israeli tourists were prevented from entering Jordan because members of the group were wearing yarmulkes.

    The incident occurred more than a week ago, but was first reported by Israel’s Channel 2 on Sunday.

    The group was planning to travel to the Tomb of Aaron near...

  • Egypt to permanently open border with Gaza

    May 26, 2011 | 8:41 am

    Egypt will permanently open its Rafah border crossing with Gaza by the weekend.

    The Egyptian border with Gaza will be opened daily beginning on May 28, the Egyptian state MENA news agency reported.

    The decision is “part of Egyptian efforts to end divisions among Palestinians and to...