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A file photo taken on May 23, 2016 shows loaded trucks cross the Kerem Shalom crossing to Rafah in southern Gaza Strip. Gaza’s Hamas rulers announced on Sunday their security forces are in full control of the Palestinian side of the Kerem Shalom and Erez crossings with Israel after the PA border employees have “refused to cooperate” with the new measures. In a statement, Gaza Interior Ministry spokesman Iyad al-Bozm says Hamas security forces are carrying out “necessary security measures” at the crossing “especially after the recent events in the Gaza Strip.”. Photo by Abed Rahim Khatib