Egypt is building a wall near Gaza Strip

Q: Egypt is building a wall and is leveling land near its border with the Gaza Strip as Israel plans an offensive on the border city of Rafah, according to satellite images and video. Egypt declined to discuss the construction, but it has warned Israel not to forcibly expel the more than 1 million displaced Palestinians now in Rafah into its territory. Where is Egypt?

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Q: Israel’s defense chief said there are no plans to push Gaza’s Palestinians into Egypt because it could threaten the nations’ peace agreement. Egypt was the first Arab nation with ties to Israel. What was the last Arab nation to establish diplomatic ties with Israel?

A. Bahrain

B. Jordan

C. Morocco

D. United Arab Emirates

Q: Gaza is one of the most densely populated areas in the world with more than 2 million people crowded into 139 square miles. That is about the same area as which U.S. city?

A. Bunnell, Florida

B. Detroit, Michigan

C. Mobile, Alabama

D. All of the above

Q: Gaza’s boundaries were set at the end of the 1948 war when it was controlled by troops from which nation?

A. Egypt

B. Israel

C. Jordan

Q: What part of Egypt borders both the Gaza Strip and Israel?

A. Nile Delta

B. Sinai Peninsula

C. Suez Canal

D. Western Desert

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