Egypt Lifts Gaza Blockade, Allows Palestinians Free Entry – Israel Announces That It Is Demolishing 8 Palestinian Villages (Video)

YouTube Added: 24.07.2012


Egypt is allowing Palestinians free entry to its territory in a landmark move ending part of a longtime blockade on Gaza. It was imposed by Israel with the help of Egypt five years ago, after Hamas took control of the Palestinian territory. But with a president from the Muslim Brotherhood now leading Egypt, the move is widely seen as a friendly gesture to Hamas – an offshoot of the Brotherhood, which operates independently.

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