...still reason for the flotilla to proceed, as long as Israel mainains its naval blockade of the Gaza Strip, obstructing vital sea trade and the fishermen. Since now the border will be open at one side, there is no justification whatsoever for having it closed from another. They can do what they want with their direct land border, but last time I checked the Med Sea didn't belong to Israel.
Jordanian official says new high of 59,000 Syrian refugees waiting to enter at border (AP)
from the article: Egypt to permanently open Rafah crossing with Gaza on Saturday