kerem shalom border crossing

Israel digs in heels on Gaza, demands captives' release

At issue are the bodies of Lt. Hadar Goldin and St.-Sgt. Oron Shaul, presumed to have been killed during the 2014 Gaza war, and the fate of two Israeli citizens, Avera Mengistu and Hasham al-Sayed.

Israel-Hamas truce remains very fragile - UN envoy

"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.

View of the Kerem Shalom crossing, southern Israel, where Israel borders with Gaza and Egypt. March

Gaza strikes shipments of humanitarian aid, Kerem Shalom crossing closed

Hamas has fired mortar shells at the Kerem Shalom crossing both times Israel has tried to open it to humanitarian aid and shipments of essential supplies.

View of the Kerem Shalom crossing, southern Israel, where Israel borders with Gaza and Egypt. March

Rockets strike Kerem Shalom Crossing as it reopens for humanitarian aid

A 19-year-old Israeli soldier was injured by shrapnel as his unit was overseeing the distribution of gas, food and medicine to Gazan residents.

Israeli border security thwart an attempted smuggling of gold at the bottom of tomato crates from Ga

Border security thwart attempted gold smuggling to PA in tomato crates - watch

Both the crates and the gold were confiscated, and the incident is being investigated by security forces and the Israel Tax Authority.

A truck carrying cattle arrives at Kerem Shalom crossing after it was reopened by Israel, in Rafah i

Israeli sentenced to 7 years in prison for selling equipment to Gaza

Michael Peretz, a resident of southern Israel, received millions of dollars for smuggling equipment believed to be used for rockets, missiles and other weapons.

A fuel tanker leaves the Gaza power plant in the central Gaza Strip August 26, 2019

NGOs urge court to halt Gaza fuel ban, UN warns of COVID-19 spike

Israel barred the passage of fuel and all but humanitarian items into Gaza in response to continued rocket attacks.

A truck carrying cattle arrives at Kerem Shalom crossing after it was reopened by Israel, in Rafah i

Israel closes Gaza's Kerem Shalom crossing, except for humanitarian aid

Kerem Shalom is Gaza’s main commercial crossing, and its closures by Israel are often a sign of heightened tensions with Hamas.

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