Head of the European Union Border Assistance Mission wishes Muslims a blessed Eid Al-Adha

On the occasion of Eid Al-Adha - the second of two major Muslim holidays, Mr. Guenther Freisleben wishes Muslim counterparts and all Muslims celebrating around the world Eid Mubarak. 
Eid Al-Adha, also known as "Feast of the Sacrifice", marks the... more

First Group of Palestinian Pilgrims leave to Mecca through Al Karama Terminal

On Saturday 27 July, the first group of Palestinian Pilgrims left to Jordan en route for the annual “Hajj” AKA pilgrimage through Al-Karama Crossing.
This year, 6600 pilgrims are expected for Hajj –one of the five pillars pf Islam, from the West... more

Head of the European Union Border Assistance Mission Meets with Palestinian Prime Minister

On 24 July 2019, the Head of the European Union Border Assistance Mission for the Rafah Crossing Point met with the Palestinian Prime Minister Dr. Mohammad Shtayyeh in his office in Ramallah.
During the meeting, the Head of EUBAM Rafah reiterated... more

The European Border Assistance Mission for the Rafah Crossing Point has been extended

The Council of the European Union has extended the Mandate of the EU Border Assistance Mission for the Rafah Crossing Point (EUBAM Rafah), as well as the Mandate of the EU Coordinating Office for Palestinian Police Support (EUPOL COPPS), until 30... more

A Long Standing Commission Official Visits the Territories

Ms Heike Gerstbrein, currently heading the Common Foreign and Security Policy Operations and Election Observation Unit in the European Commission’s Service for Foreign Policy Instruments, is in a visit that is expected to last for one week to the... more

Highly Specialized Training Session - Joint Investigation Teams on Border Criminality - Concluded

Cooperation among border agencies, whether internally or internationally, is important to ensure the reinforcement of border/cross-border codes and to handle joint investigations of any occurring violations, when needed.