Saudi Arabia’s Gaza aid threatened by Rafah closure, aid official says

Commercial food trucks are seen near a checkpoint in May amid the ongoing conflict in Gaza between Israel and the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas, in the Israeli-occupied West Bank. (REUTERS/Mussa Qawasma/File Photo)

Saudi Arabia’s main humanitarian agency said on Thursday the Israeli closure of Rafah and other crossings into Gaza was hampering its aid efforts to send lifesaving food, some of which was in danger of spoiling.