Kerem Shalom

JERUSALEM  | Israel shuts down cargo crossing into Gaza to punish Hamas

JERUSALEM  — Israel shut down its only cargo crossing with the Gaza Strip on Tuesday in response to continued Hamas hostilities, even after it agreed to a cease-fire ending 24 hours of intense fighting. Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman said Israel will cease transferring gas and fuel through the Kerem Shalom crossing until next Sunday but … Continue reading JERUSALEM  | Israel shuts down cargo crossing into Gaza to punish Hamas

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip | The Latest: UN Security Council sets meeting Tuesday on Gaza

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The latest on the opening of the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem and Palestinian protest (all times local): 1:40 a.m. The U.N. Security Council is set to meet Tuesday to discuss the deadly violence along the Israel-Gaza border. Kuwait called for the session after more than 50 Palestinians were killed … Continue reading GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip | The Latest: UN Security Council sets meeting Tuesday on Gaza