Defense Minister Benny Gantz had promised to legalize the status of the 4,000 Palestinians when he met with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas.
An Israeli Druze singer announced he would perform in Gaza soon, although receiving an entry permit to Gaza is difficult for Israelis.
The IDF jets struck several buildings in a Hamas military base as well as infrastructure and utilities used for the group’s activities.
The new measures decided on by COGAT, headed by Maj.-Gen. Ghassan Alian, will come into effect on Sunday following approval by Defense Minister Benny Gantz.
"Everyone must do their part to facilitate ongoing discussions to stabilize the situation on the ground and avoid another devastating escalation in Gaza," he said.
The items identified by staff of the postal inspection facility at the Beitunia crossing included drones, radio devices, frequency jammers and listening equipment.
The problem of illegal burning has been getting progressively worse, particularly over the past two years.
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The fishing zone in the Gaza Strip has been completely closed until further notice.
Israel was shocked by the death of the Druze commander. His was a future lost.