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Deir Nizam

A checkpoint erected by the military in early 2019 at the southeast entrance to the village of Deir Nizam, leading to Route 450. The checkpoint includes a watchtower, a booth and concrete blocks. Staffed around the clock by the military. Inspection of people passing through the checkpoint is conducted at random.

The Stairs Checkpoint

Installed 50 meters west of the Bakery checkpoint. Staffed around-the-clock by Border Police and meant to prevent Palestinians from using the steps leading to al-Haram al-Ibrahimi (Tomb of the Patriarchs). The checkpoint infrastructure includes a guard booth.

Qafishah Shfelah Checkpoint

Installed in early 2017, 50 meters from the guard tower next to the Qafishah building, at one of the entrances to the Tel Rumeideh neighborhood. The checkpoint is staffed around-the-clock by the military and Palestinians are allowed through only as pedestrians. The checkpoint infrastructure is fortified and includes an electronic screening room, a fence and a turnstile, and is definded by the military as a “terminal with a smart screening position.”.

A-nabi Saleh square (Halamish)

A checkpoint installed by the military in 2017 at the junction between the settlement of Halamish, the village of a-Nabi Saleh, and Route 465. The checkpoint includes a watchtower, a booth, and concrete blocks. Staffed by the military around the clock. Inspection of people passing through the checkpoint is conducted at random.

Mash'had al-Arb'in (Tamar)

The checkpoint was installed in 2017 approximately 300 meters east of the Qafishah checkpoint, in the Jabal a-Rahmeh area. Staffed by the military around the clock and Palestinians are allowed through only as pedestrians. The checkpoint infrastructure is fortified and includes two electronic gates, an electronic screening room, and a control room, and is definded by the military as a “terminal with a smart screening position.”.

Wadi al-Ghrus

Installed in December 2017 between the settlement of Kiryat Arba and the neighborhood of al-Ja’bri. Staffed around the clock by the military. As a rule, Palestinians are allowed to go through, only as pedestrians, from Area H1 to the neighborhood of Wadi al-Ghrus and the other neighborhoods on the other side of the checkpoint, except for 85 residents of the neighborhoods who carry special permits allowing them to go through with their cars. The infrastructure of the checkpoint is reinforced and there is a screening room, a metal fence, four turnstiles and a control room.

Erez

Used for travel between Gaza and Israel, and from Gaza to the West Bank via Israel. Israel currently allows people through the crossing only in humanitarian cases, as well as to staff-members of international organizations, diplomats and some 1,000 merchants who have permanent entry-permits. On Christian holidays, Israel allows Christians to travel through the crossing. The checkpoint is sometimes used for bringing in medicines and medical equipment.

Rafah

Used for travel between the Gaza Strip and Egypt. After the Disengagement responsibility for the crossing was handed over to the Palestinian Authority, and the checkpoint was administered by Palestinian and Egyptian security forces supervised by a European Union force. After the abduction of Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit, the crossing remained largely closed on Israeli orders. Once Hamas took over the Gaza Strip, the EU force left Gaza and the crossing was shut down completely. The crossing was reopened only in November 2011, after the Egyptian uprising.

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