Posts Tagged ‘Kerem Shalom Crossing’


As Gazans Attack Border Crossing, It’s Israel, Not Hamas, Coming to Their Aid

editor 29 May 2018

By Yaakov Menken – Despite Hamas’ repeated assault on the Kerem Shalom border crossing, the only lifeline that supplies basic goods to civilians in Gaza, Israel has been battling intensively to keep it open. The episode underlines a much wider phenomenon in which Hamas seeks to create a crisis in order to bring in outside funding for Gaza’s needs, so it can ensure the stability of its regime and keep supporting its military wing. [Photo top right: A truck parks next to a security barrier inside the Kerem Shalom border crossing terminal between Israel and Gaza Strip, January 16, 2018. Photo: Reuters / Amir Cohen / File].  (more…)


Israel to close key Gaza crossing while it repairs immense damage by rioters

editor 16 May 2018

By The Times Of Israel Staff.. IDF to shutter Kerem Shalom to repair gas lines and conveyor after Palestinian protesters sabotage infrastructure serving their own energy-starved enclave. The Israeli military on Saturday (May 12, 2018) announced the closure of the Kerem Shalom border crossing into the Gaza Strip, a day after Palestinian rioters trashed key infrastructure serving the only entry point of outside goods into the Hamas-run Strip, causing immense damage. The crossing will be closed while the damage is repaired, and will reopen in accordance with the security situation, officials said. [Photo top right: A truck loaded with supplies enters the Gaza Strip from Israel through the Kerem Shalom Crossing on November 1, 2017. (Abed Rahim Khatib/Flash90)].  (more…)


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