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May 23, 2016 9:52 am

Israel Allows Transfer of Cement Into Gaza After Six-Week Ban

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Trucks bring humanitarian aid and goods to the Gaza Strip (Facebook)

Trucks delivering goods to the Gaza Strip. Photo: Facebook.

Gaza will start receiving cement imports again on Monday for the first time in six weeks, after a temporary ban was lifted by the Coordination of Government Activities in the Territories, the Times of Israel reports.

COGAT, which sits within the Ministry of Defense and oversees Israel’s government in the West Bank and policies vis-à-vis the Gaza Strip, applied the import freeze after accusing Hamas of using some of the cement to build tunnels.

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