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Israel currently controls almost all access to Gaza, with the exception of the Rafah crossing, which is controlled by Egypt in tight cooperation with Israel. Meanwhile, Gaza's health system, crippled by a blockade carried out by Israel and Egypt that has dragged on for more than a decade, is unable to cope ...
The distressing situation of Palestinians stuck on both sides of the Rafah border crossing and inside Cairo airport following the Egyptian authorities' decision to close the crossing for passengers traveling in and out of Gaza, constitutes a tragedy to many of stranded patients and students, the Euro-Mediterranean Human ...

Protesting the collapsed economic conditions in Gaza, traders suspended the entry of supply trucks via Kerem Shalom commercial crossing, on Tuesday. Traders organized a protest wuth the trucks that are supposed to bring goods into Gaza, along Saladin street, calling for rectifying the collapsed ...
Blockaded by Israel -- by air, land and sea -- since 2007, the Gaza Strip has seven border crossings linking it to the outside world. Six of these are controlled by Israel, while the seventh -- the Rafah crossing -- is controlled by Egypt, which keeps it tightly sealed for the most part since the ouster of former ...
Apart from the reconciliation process and the electricity crisis, the 17-question survey deals with the economic and security situation in Gaza and asks Palestinians who they think would govern Gaza three years from now. A Palestinian who traveled through the Erez crossing Jan. 13 told Al-Monitor on ...
Israeli occupation authorities to open Karm Abu Salem (Kerem Shalom) crossing with Gaza today after a two-day closure, spokesperson of the Israeli army told the media yesterday evening. The Palestinian Authority official in charge of crossings, Nazmi Muhanna, confirmed the announcement and said that ...

Palestinian security forces stand at the gate of the Kerem Shalom border crossing in the southern Gaza Strip town of Rafat on Sunday after it was ... The mystery was resolved at 7 a.m. Sunday, when Israel announced that its air force had destroyed a tunnel running from the Gaza Strip south into Egypt and ...
“Israeli authorities . . . regularly intercept illicit goods heading for Hamas at crossings from Israel into the Strip,” The Jerusalem Post reports. “The Kerem Shalom crossing is the sole commercial crossing into the Hamas-run enclave [of Gaza], which UN Middle East envoy Nickolay Mladenov warned Tuesday ...
Weapons such as the ones discovered by the police Thursday night can enter Gaza through smuggling operations. Israel's Crossings Authority thwarted 1,226 attempts to smuggle contraband into Gaza in 2016, representing a 165% increase from 2015. Since Operation Protective Edge in the summer of ...
On 2nd January, Israeli forces stationed at the Erez border crossing with Gaza began enforcing the completion of a new survey as prerequisite to use of the crossing into Israel. The 17-question survey probes the nearly 1000 Gazans who use the crossing daily with questions concerning the political, ...
The Palestinian Authority will convene in the Gaza Strip next week for ... border crossings, security arrangements and the inclusion of Hamas as ...
Israel and Egypt have imposed a blockade on Gaza since the Hamas' takeover, although Egypt intermittently opens its border crossing into ...
Director General of the Public Administration of the Crossing Points and Borders Committee in Gaza, Nazmi Muhanna, said that Karem ...
Israeli occupation authorities are to close the only commercial crossing with the besieged Gaza Strip during Jewish holidays in September and ...
We contacted The Independent, pointing out that the Rafah crossing is the sole responsibility of Egypt and it was nigh impossible that Guterres ...
Palestinians block the road ahead of a convoy transporting UN chief Antonio Guterres, upon his arrival at Erez border crossing in Beit Hanun, ...
After record five-month closure, Egypt opens Gaza crossing for five days ... its land crossings save for Rafah, controlled by Egypt and closed on ...

The Hamas militant group ruling Gaza said one of its fighters was killed ... On Thursday, Egypt opened the Rafah border crossing, Gaza's main ...
Gaza City, Gaza Strip — New Israeli restrictions on Palestinians exiting the blockaded Gaza Strip, including a ban on laptop computers, ...
"The security directives at the Erez Crossing have recently been implemented by the ISA, in cooperation with COGAT and the Crossings ...
“Since then, we have been trying to leave Gaza, but the crossings are ... Although the Egyptian authorities open the Rafah Border Crossing ...
Meanwhile, in a rare move, Hamas shut the Erez crossing, which is how people move between Israel and Gaza, due to the assassination of a senior official in its military wing Friday.
(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) GAZA, March 27 (KUNA) -- Palestinian Interior Ministry in Gaza Strip announced on Monday it has reopened Beit Hanoun -Erez- crossing for limited categories temporarily. Official spokesman of the Interior Ministry ...
Hamas partially re-opens the key Erez crossing between Israel and Gaza. The Erez crossing is the main channel for movement of humanitarian aid into the Gaza Strip. While Israel has closed the crossing for brief periods in the past over security ...
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GAZA CITY, Palestinian Territories - Hamas shut the crossing between the Gaza Strip and Israel on Sunday, March 26, after blaming the Jewish state for the assassination of one of its officials in the Palestinian enclave.
Meanwhile, in a rare move, Hamas shut the Erez crossing, which is how people move between Israel and Gaza, due to the assassination of a senior official in its military wing Friday.
Thus, called upon the authorities in Gaza to ease the complete closure of Beit Hanoun "Erez" Crossing in the northern Gaza Strip in front of the travelers' movement from the Gaza Strip as its impact would increase the suffering of civilians and ...
JERUSALEM - Hamas closed its only civilian border crossing with Israel on Sunday, and Israeli troops were on high alert as tensions between the two enemies continued to rise, two days after a senior Hamas operative was mysteriously shot dead at ...
The ministry spokesman, Iyad Bazm, said in a statement that "the closure of the Beit Hanoun crossing (Erez) comes as part of the steps being taken by the security apparatus following the crime of assassinating Mazen Fuqaha", a Palestinian prisoner who ...
Gaza City (Palestinian Territories) (AFP) - Hamas shut the crossing between the Gaza Strip and Israel on Sunday after blaming the Jewish state for the assassination of one of its officials in the Palestinian enclave.
Hamas closes Gaza crossing with Israel after senior militant shot dead. Hamas have shut Gaza's main border crossing with Israel following the mysterious killing of a senior militant. Popular. The former home of Colin Howell. New owner of killer dentist ...
Hamas shut the crossing between the Gaza Strip and Israel on Sunday after blaming the Jewish state for the assassination of one of its officials in the Palestinian enclave.
Gaza's Hamas rulers shut down the territory's main border crossing with Israel Sunday in a rare measure following the mysterious killing of a senior militant.
A former Palestinian prisoner who Israel sent to Gaza after his release has been found shot dead at the entrance of his house in Gaza City. Mazen Faqha belonged to Hamas, the Islamic militant group that rules Gaza. Hamas says Faqha was shot four times ...
Israel has imposed a blockade on Gaza since 2007, following the election of Hamas. Additionally, Egypt has for the most part kept the Rafah border crossing closed since the overthrow of elected president Mohamed Morsi in a 2013 military coup, only ...
In 2016, Israel approved fewer than 50 percent of requests to exit the Gaza Strip through the Erez crossing for medical treatment abroad.
Additionally, 43 Palestinians, 11 of them children, were injured by Israeli forces in multiple clashes in the West Bank (41 injuries) and Gaza (two injuries). Most of the injuries occurred during clashes in the context of weekly protests against the ...
... ensuring that construction materials reached the civilian sector and were not waylaid by Hamas operatives; and Israel, which has allowed for the work to proceed, and overseeing the importation of materials and equipment through the Kerem Shalom ...
The latest target of this pressure is Mohamed Murtaja, the Palestinian representative in Gaza of Turkish aid agency TIKA. Murtaja was arrested at the Erez border crossing between Gaza and Israel on Feb. 12 while traveling to Turkey to receive ...
Indeed, the siege has been tightened since the military coup led by current President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi against the freely-elected Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi in 2013.
In August of last year, Israel accused World Vision's Gaza head Mohammad El Halabi of funneling millions of dollars each year to Hamas.
En route from Jordan into Israel and then though the Eretz crossing to Gaza, Rihab was stopped at the Allenby Bridge on the Jordan/Israel border where Israeli soldiers confiscated the toddler's papers.
Murtaja was detained by Israeli forces at the Erez crossing between Israel and the Gaza Strip on 13 February 13 on suspicions that he was working for Hamas, which Israel considers a "terrorist organisation".
More than half of patients were denied/delayed permits: Of 2,792 patient applications for a permit to exit Gaza through Erez checkpoint for hospital appointments in January, 46.95% were approved and 53.05% were denied/delayed.
I lived and worked in Gaza as the Economic Director of Mercy Corps (2011-2013) and as Business and Livelihoods Consultant to UNRWA's office of the Gaza Director of Operations (2013-2015). Through four years and two wars, Gaza's potential left me ...
The Shin Bet said one of Murtaja's schemes was to provide his superiors with a list of impoverished residents in the Gaza Strip who were candidates to receive financial aid. In practice, these lists were provided by Hamas and were actually militants ...
The decision is set to severely affect Gaza's residents given that Palestinians are routinely denied entry through the Erez Crossing, between Gaza and Israel, to travel to the West Bank, Jordan or Israeli hospitals to receive medical treatment ...
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip - In the context of the recent openness policy that Egypt has come to adopt toward the Gaza Strip, the Egyptian authorities allowed the entry of dozens of trucks loaded with construction materials and food through the Rafah ...
In February, the NGO recorded the entrance of 7,301, marking "the lowest number of exits through Erez Crossing since the end of Operation Protective Edge (2014)," when Israel stated its intention to improve the living conditions of the Gazans and to ...


 

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