The Egyptian authorities decided to open the Rafah border crossing on Saturday for the travel of passengers for three days.
The interior ministry’s crossing and border authority in Gaza said on Thursday that it was officially informed of Egypt’s intention to open the crossing in both directions from Saturday to Monday.
Some lists of passengers were published on the website of the interior ministry and others will be available later, according to the border authority.
About 30,000 passengers have already registered for travel through the crossing.
This will be the second time the Egyptian authorities has opened the Rafah crossing since the beginning of the current year. Two weeks ago, they opened the crossing for three days and extended it for another day.