Rafah crossing point with Gaza abruptly closed by Egypt

The Egyptian authorities decided to close the Rafah border crossing with Gaza following a one-day opening, the Palestine Embassy in Cairo announced on Wednesday evening.

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Palestinian man dies following beating by IDF soldiers

A video published Thursday shows soldiers beating 33-year-old Yasin al-Saradih during a raid in the West Bank city of Jericho. Military sources say the beating was likely the cause of death. Video published on social media Thursday appears to show IDF soldiers beating to death a Palestinian man during an arrest raid in the Palestinian city of Jericho, which according to the Oslo Accords is supposed to be under full Palestinian security control. The video shows the man, 33-year-old Yasin al-Saradih, running in the direction of soldiers while holding an object resembling a lamp or a stool, before one soldier appears…

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