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last updated Feb. 9, 2007
Rafah is a/an Palestinian city in Khan Younis of Gaza Strip (Occupied Palestinian Territories). It is administered by Palestinian Authority.
Population
 Year  Population  Area  Governorate  Region  State  Type 
2008121,774Khan YounisGaza Strip (Occupied Palestinian Territories)Palestinian AuthorityPalestinian city
199792020GazaGaza Strip (Occupied Palestinian Territories)Palestinian AuthorityPalestinian city
19452220GazaPalestine British MandateArab locale
192259940579GazaPalestine British MandateArab locale
1916599Mutasarrif of JerusalemMutasarrif of JerusalemOttoman EmpireArab locale
Population sources and information
Description
Palestinian Authority census figures include the Rafah Refugee Camp until 2008
Leadership
Laila Abu Ghali, Local council member, Change and Reform
Muhammad Abu Hatab, Local council member, Fateh
Mansour Abu Hmaid, Local council member, Change and Reform
Muhammad Abu Jazar, Local council member, Change and Reform
Azmi Abu Mour, Local council member, Change and Reform
Sulaiman al-Dhamli, Local council member, Change and Reform
Jamal al-Hims, Local council member, Change and Reform
Issa al-Nashar, Mayor, Change and Reform
Omar Badrawel, Local council member, Fateh
Fawzi Barhoum, Local council member, Change and Reform
Tamim Dhaheer, Local council member, Fateh
Ahmed Hashash, Local council member, Change and Reform
Walid Madi, Local council member, Change and Reform
Wasfieyeh Nasrallah, Local council member, Change and Reform
Jaber Qishtah, Local council member, Change and Reform
News
News on Rafah
Aide: Egypt flooded tunnels to cut Gaza arms flow
Gazan hopes of new horizons hit by Egypt killings
Armed men attack checkpoint in Egypt‘s Sinai
Hamas says Egypt to extend hours for crossing border
Hamas sees Egypt‘s Mursi defying Israel, ending blockade
WITNESS: A reporter travels by Gaza tunnel

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Agreement on Movement and Access

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