"The IDF warns against incidents in which civilians are called to 'demonstrations' that serve as cover for damage to security infrastructures and attempts to harm Israeli civilians or IDF soldiers.
Pictures shared on Twitter on Wednesday show dozens of Palestinian standing in crowded spaces in the passageway.
Egyptian naval forces have previously opened fire on Gazans they accused of crossing the maritime border.
The EU is seeking ways to support the reconciliation efforts between Fatah and Hamas.
The group's military wing said Shlouf died after he carried out "a great and honorable Jihadi mission" in "one of the resistance tunnels."
Since the ouster of Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi of the Muslim Brotherhood in 2013, Cairo has seldom opened the Rafah crossing.
Al Jazeera surmises that the desperation Gazans have to leave the peninsula is evidence of the dismal conditions in Gaza.
A year after Operation Protective Edge, four Gaza residents and three Israelis reveal some insights about daily life.
Egyptian official says Rafah border may be opened to accommodate pilgrimage requests; Students protest "lost dreams" with symbolic tossing of fake diplomas into sea.