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Egypt reopens Rafah crossing on Gaza border

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12-22-2014 05:44 BJT

A Palestinian man holds his boy, hoping to cross into Egypt, at the Rafah crossing between Egypt and the southern Gaza Strip, Dec. 21, 2014. Egypt temporarily reopened the Rafah border crossing on Sunday allowing Palestinians from Gaza Strip to travel in and out for the first time since it was closed on Oct. 25, officials in Gaza said. Egypt closed Rafah crossing following a series of deadly attacks carried out by radical Islamic militants in Sinai. After the attacks, the Egyptian army carried out the largest ever security campaign in Sinai. (Xinhua/Khaled Omar)

A Palestinian man holds his boy, hoping to cross into Egypt, at the Rafah crossing between Egypt and the southern Gaza Strip, Dec. 21, 2014. Egypt temporarily reopened the Rafah border crossing on Sunday allowing Palestinians from Gaza Strip to travel in and out for the first time since it was closed on Oct. 25, officials in Gaza said. Egypt closed Rafah crossing following a series of deadly attacks carried out by radical Islamic militants in Sinai. After the attacks, the Egyptian army carried out the largest ever security campaign in Sinai. (Xinhua/Khaled Omar)

Members of the Palestinian security forces carry a girl, who needs to receive medical treatment outside Gaza, as she waits to cross into Egypt at the Rafah crossing between Egypt and the southern Gaza Strip, Dec. 21, 2014. Egypt temporarily reopened the Rafah border crossing on Sunday allowing Palestinians from Gaza Strip to travel in and out for the first time since it was closed on Oct. 25, officials in Gaza said. Egypt closed Rafah crossing following a series of deadly attacks carried out by radical Islamic militants in Sinai. After the attacks, the Egyptian army carried out the largest ever security campaign in Sinai. (Xinhua/Khaled Omar)

Members of the Palestinian security forces carry a girl, who needs to receive medical treatment outside Gaza, as she waits to cross into Egypt at the Rafah crossing between Egypt and the southern Gaza Strip, Dec. 21, 2014. (Xinhua/Khaled Omar)

Palestinians, hoping to cross into Egypt with her family, hold their passports and wait at the Rafah crossing between Egypt and the southern Gaza Strip, Dec. 21, 2014. Egypt temporarily reopened the Rafah border crossing on Sunday allowing Palestinians from Gaza Strip to travel in and out for the first time since it was closed on Oct. 25, officials in Gaza said. Egypt closed Rafah crossing following a series of deadly attacks carried out by radical Islamic militants in Sinai. After the attacks, the Egyptian army carried out the largest ever security campaign in Sinai. (Xinhua/Khaled Omar)

Palestinians, hoping to cross into Egypt with her family, hold their passports and wait at the Rafah crossing between Egypt and the southern Gaza Strip, Dec. 21, 2014.  (Xinhua/Khaled Omar)

Palestinians, hoping to cross into Egypt with her family, hold their passports and wait at the Rafah crossing between Egypt and the southern Gaza Strip, Dec. 21, 2014. Egypt temporarily reopened the Rafah border crossing on Sunday allowing Palestinians from Gaza Strip to travel in and out for the first time since it was closed on Oct. 25, officials in Gaza said. Egypt closed Rafah crossing following a series of deadly attacks carried out by radical Islamic militants in Sinai. After the attacks, the Egyptian army carried out the largest ever security campaign in Sinai. (Xinhua/Khaled Omar)

Palestinians, hoping to cross into Egypt with her family, hold their passports and wait at the Rafah crossing between Egypt and the southern Gaza Strip, Dec. 21, 2014. (Xinhua/Khaled Omar)

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