‘Why can’t I get them out?’: Palestinian Americans who fled Gaza devastated over leaving family behind
US officials say they have helped nearly 800 citizens leave the territory, but more than 1,200 with ties to the country remain behind
The day after the border between Gaza and Egypt opened, the Abushaabans left the Khan Younis refugee camp and headed for the Rafah crossing.
With the crackle and thump of gunfire and airstrikes in the distance, the two women walked south, praying that their names were on a list of American nationals allowed to enter Egypt and that they would soon be able to go back to their home in Houston, Texas.Continue reading...
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