Egypt-Gaza border crossing opens hours after 2 American hostages freed by Hamas


he border crossing between Egypt and Gaza opened on Saturday to let desperately needed aid flow to Palestinians running short of food, medicine and water in the territory that is under an Israeli siege.


ore than 200 trucks carrying roughly 3,000 tons of aid, which had been positioned near the crossing for days, began heading into Gaza.


srael blockaded the territory and launched waves of punishing airstrikes following the Oct. 7 rampage by Hamas militants on towns in southern Israel.


any in Gaza, reduced to eating one meal a day and without enough water to drink, are waiting desperately for

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