With a sharp decline in military activity on both sides of the Gaza Strip, Israel reopened the Kerem Shalom Crossing on Wednesday.
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In another round of violence initiated by terrorists in Gaza, Hamas fired more than 180 rockets and mortars into southern Israel, injuring at least seven Israelis and causing damage to homes and infrastructure.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu asked the world to help the people of Iran, while lambasting the Iranian government for wasting billions of dollars on war.
On Tuesday, the Israel Defense Forces shot down a Syrian jet as it crossed into Israeli territory near the Golan Heights. The IDF has been on alert as fighting in Syria has intensified.
After a weekend of sustained rocket attacks near Israel’s southern border with Gaza, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visited residents there to offer reassurance.