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After delays & frustration, Israeli Arabs crossed into Egypt over weekend



Eilat police called to the Sinai border crossing and restore order after physical altercations ensued, due to the heat & slow movement of the line.




After a harrowing day during which long lines threatened to prevent them from reaching Egypt in time for the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha, thousands of Israeli Arabs reached the Sinai Peninsula on Friday after officials and lawmakers demanded that the Taba border crossing operate beyond normal working hours in order to facilitate their crossing.

Taba crossing

An Egyptian soldier stands near the Egyptian national flag and the Israeli flag at the Taba crossing between Egypt and Israel.

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