Israel intercepts rockets in evening attack

Israel intercepts rockets in evening attack

JERUSALEM , July 2 (UPI) --Two rockets fired into Israel from Gaza Wednesday were intercepted; nine mortars landed in Israeli territory without incident, the Israel Defense Force said.
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Gaza rockets fired at Israel land in Palestinian area; no injuries

ASHKELON, Israel, June 19 (UPI) -- Rockets fired at Israel from Gaza early Wednesday landed in Palestinian territory, Israeli officials said. There were no reports of damage or injuries.

Army targets Gaza sites after rocket fired

TEL AVIV, Israel, April 28 (UPI) -- The Israeli air force bombed two suspected terror targets in Gaza early Sunday after a rocket was fired into southern Israel, the army said.

Rockets fired at Israel; no injuries

JERUSALEM, April 8 (UPI) -- Israeli officials said they closed the Kerem Shalom border passage with Gaza Monday after Palestinians fired three rockets toward Israel.

Hamas takes control of border crossing

GAZA, March 4 (UPI) -- The Hamas-run government in the Gaza Strip has decided to take control of one of the most important border crossings with Israel, officials said.

Israel retaliation leaves 4 dead in Gaza

GAZA CITY, Gaza, Nov. 10 (UPI) -- Israeli shelling in retaliation for an attack on an Israeli military jeep that wounded four soldiers killed four people and wounded 25 Saturday, officials said.

Source says Israel, Egypt discuss Sinai

TEL AVIV, Israel, Aug. 23 (UPI) -- Israel and Egypt are negotiating an increase in Egyptian military forces in the Sinai, an Egyptian source told the Ma'an news agency.
Israel mulls boosting Egyptian presence

Israel mulls boosting Egyptian presence

JERUSALEM, Aug. 7 (UPI) -- Israel may allow Egypt to boost its military presence in the Sinai after 16 Egyptian police and soldiers were killed in an attack, officials said.

Israel sending fuel to Gaza Strip

GAZA, March 23 (UPI) -- Israel is to send diesel fuel to the Gaza Strip Friday in response to a critical fuel shortage, sources told Ynetnews.com.
Shalit freed; calls family

Shalit freed; calls family

RAFAH, Gaza, Oct. 18 (UPI) -- Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit was on Israeli soil Tuesday for the first time since he was captured by Hamas five years ago.

Two Gaza border crossings opened

GAZA, Jan. 25 (UPI) -- Two border crossings from Israel into the sealed-off Gaza Strip were opened Monday to allow in humanitarian aid, Palestinian media reported.

Rockets hit Israel, border alert sounded

GAZA, Jan. 7 (UPI) -- Palestinian militants in Gaza fired at least 10 mortar shells at Israel Thursday while Israelis dropped fliers warning all to avoid the border, officials say.
Israeli leaders focused on Shalit release

Israeli leaders focused on Shalit release

JERUSALEM, Nov. 24 (UPI) -- Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak Tuesday said Israel has a moral responsibility to free kidnapped soldier Gilad Shalit from Palestinian militants.

Palestinian rocket hits Israel, none hurt

SDEROT, Israel, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- A rocket fired by Palestinians hit an open area near a western Israel kibbutz Thursday, in an apparent breach of the Israeli-Hamas cease-fire, officials said.

IDF kills Hamas militant

JERUSALEM, May 1 (UPI) -- Israeli defense officials say a Hamas operative allegedly involved with the kidnapping of Israeli soldier Gilad Schalit has been killed.
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Kerem Shalom
An Israeli soldier checks humanitarian aid at the Kerem Shalom crossing on the Gaza border before it is reloaded on Palestinians trucks and delivered to Gaza, January 12, 2009. (UPI Photo/Debbie Hill)

Kerem Shalom (Hebrew: כֶּרֶם שָׁלוֹם‎, lit. Vineyard of Peace) is a kibbutz in the Eshkol Regional Council and a border crossing near the meeting of the Gaza Strip-Israel-Egypt borders.

The kibbutz was founded in 1966 adjacent to the triborder area by members of Hashomer Hatzair. Its name includes the word shalom since the members believed that the location would play a role in establishing peace and ending the Arab-Israeli conflict. The kibbutz came apart in 1996, but was re-established in 2001.

In March 2006, a deadly Avian influenza virus was identified in turkey coops in Kibbutz Kerem Shalom.

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