kerem shalom border crossing

Krembo
Gaza begins exporting Israeli-style 'Krembo' treat to Bahrain

The shipment of Krembo, a chocolate-covered marshmallow and cookie, was produced in Gaza and was the first export of processed food from Gaza since 2007.

31/12/2019
Kibbutz Kerem Shalom
IDF soldier fights Gaza terror tunnels, moves to a kibbutz on the border

For about two years, Alef and his 28 friends have lived in Kibbutz Kerem Shalom, which is located next to the Gaza border.

14/09/2019
A Palestinian man rides on a truck carrying fruits as it arrives at Kerem Shalom crossing in Rafah i
IDF foils smuggling of material to produce military uniforms to Gaza

The cloth rolls were hidden among other goods that were entering the Hamas-controled enclave.

Several kilograms of synthetic drugs found in sneakers
WATCH: Sneakers shipment to Gaza contains 5 kg of synthetic drugs

The shipment and truck were seized and the driver was transferred for questioning by Israel Police.

COGAT's video to the Palestinians with Hebrew translation
COGAT tells Palestinians terrorism is what cuts their electricity short

"Between 85 and 75 tankers of fuel enter the Gaza Strip each week, which helps significantly increase electricity hours. Terrorism prevents you from having that," COGAT's video explained.

Activist of Otzma Yehudit and the URP block the Kerem Shalom crossing
Otzma Yehudit and URP activists block the Kerem Shalom crossing to Gaza

Police forces arrived at the scene and detained three suspects.

A Palestinian man rides on a truck carrying fruits as it arrives at Kerem Shalom crossing in Rafah i
Israel reopens Gaza commercial crossing in sign of easing tensions

An Israeli military spokesman noted that there had been "significantly less violence" during Saturday's protest, which organizers had billed a "million person march," than in past weekly demonstrations.

By REUTERS
31/03/2019
A member of Palestinian security forces gestures as a fuel tanker arrives at Kerem Shalom crossing
Gaza’s Kerem Shalom briefly closed after Palestinian drone hovers above

Closure of the crossing comes in the aftermath of Monday’s launch of two incendiary balloons from Gaza into Israel. The balloons exploded in the air and did not cause any damage.

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