Israel Closes Gaza Commercial Border Crossing in Response to Hamas Arson Campaign

(Jerusalem Post) Anna Ahronheim - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced on Monday that Israel would close the Kerem Shalom border crossing with Gaza in response to the continued launching of incendiary devices which have burned 8,000 acres in Israel. Only food and medicine will be allowed to cross. The IDF said the step was taken "in light of the situation in which the Hamas terrorist organization exploits the residents of the Gaza Strip - and launches kites and explosive firebombs towards the communities surrounding Gaza."

2018-07-10 00:00:00

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