Fatima Gate

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Fatima Gate, also known as the Good Fence Crossing, is a former border crossing between Lebanon and Israel. On the Lebanese side, it is close to the village of Kfar Kila[1] and on the Israeli side, it is west of Metula. The crossing has been closed since the Israeli withdrawal from Lebanon at the end of the 1982-2000 South Lebanon conflict, and since the summer of 2000 has been the site of many anti-Israeli demonstrations and cross-border stone throwing from Lebanon to Israel.[2]

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  1. ^ Frayer, Lauren (19 August 2006). "South Lebanon has seen violence for nearly 40 years". Fatima Gate, Lebanon: ASSOCIATED PRESS. Retrieved 5 October 2006.
  2. ^ Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon

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Coordinates: 33°16′50.04″N 35°33′52.68″E / 33.2805667°N 35.5646333°E / 33.2805667; 35.5646333