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At least 23 Egyptian soldiers lost their lives and dozens more were wounded in the deadly Sinai attack by Islamic State jihadists.
Dahlan pledges to work with Egypt to gradually open the Rafah crossing ... and with "friends and nations to build a seaport and an airport" as well.
The attack was launched after the Israeli Air Force bombed an ISIS terrorist base in Sinai, earlier in the day.
Hamas blamed the Israeli military for the attack, but the IDF was unaware of the incident and said maybe Egypt was responsible.
Two more Hamas diggers are dead in Gaza after a terrorist tunnel collapsed in Shejaya, close to Israel's southern border.
Another Hamas digger has died beneath the sands of Gaza, wasting his life working on a tunnel he hoped would help kill his neighbors in Israel.
According to Human Rights Watch, the Egyptian authorities demolished at least 3,255 residential, commercial, administrative, and community buildings along the border, forcibly evicting thousands of people.
Arabs who work near the buffer zone on occasion attempt to attack, even fire on the machinery and are repelled with fire.
Egypt has opened its sole crossing with Gaza to allow Muslims to travel to Mecca for the Hajj.
ISIS-linked terrorists in northern Sinai launched a massive attack against Egyptian government troops, killing 15 police officers and cutting power.
Israel is drilling its troops intensively, with civilians and emergency response teams, both in the north and south.
Hamas is again stealing construction supplies from Gazans, building terror tunnels instead of homes for its people.