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Quietly, Egypt eases its entry restrictions on the Palestinians

By Sarah el Deeb
Associated Press / July 24, 2012
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Egypt is allowing freer temporary entry for Palestinians into the country in an unprecedented move that eases long-imposed travel restrictions, particularly on Gazans, Egyptian and Palestinian officials said Monday. Although officials initially denied any change in policies, airport officers said seven Gazans were allowed into Egypt by dawn Monday without the usual restrictions.

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