A truck carrying goods arrives at Kerem Shalom crossing in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip August 15, 2018.
But the prospect of an agreement between Israel and the Islamist group prompted concern within Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's right-wing government that Hamas would take advantage of any respite from fighting to build up its rocket arsenal.
Most of the casualties occurred on May 14, when Israeli forces attacked Palestinian protesters marking the 70th anniversary of Israel's occupation of historical Palestine and the ensuing ethnic cleansing of half a million Palestinian refugees.
According to Al-Hayat, Kamel's meeting with Israeli officials focused on the two main issues of the agreement-namely, humanitarian gestures for Israel to offer the Gaza Strip, and the fates of two Israeli civilians and the bodies of two soldiers held by Hamas..More news: Aguero scores hat trick, Man City crushes Huddersfield
"There can be no true agreement with Hamas without the return of our citizens and soldiers, and a guarantee of long-term calm on the border", he said.
Israel reopened the Kerem Shalom border crossing on Wednesday.
One Israeli soldier was shot dead by a Palestinian sniper in July. The limit is six nautical miles in the north, which borders Israel. "There had been nearly no fish within three miles".More news: Google apps continue to track users even if location services are disabled
The Israeli military did not know of any deaths but said that troops had opened fire in border incidents. He said they included balloons and tires.
Abbas told a meeting of Palestine Liberation Organisation officials Wednesday night in Ramallah that he appreciated Egypt's efforts but Hamas "has no intention of reconciling".
"He is encouraged to see that those concerned have responded to calls to avoid the devastating impact of yet another conflict on the civilian population in and around Gaza", according to a statement issued by his spokesman.
"In order to avoid escalation of solving all humanitarian issues in Gaza and returning the Palestinian authority to Gaza" Guterres called on all parties to support the peace efforts under the leadership of United Nations special envoy Nikolay Mladenov and Cairo. An Israeli official, speaking on condition of anonymity, confirmed Kamel had met with Netanyahu in Israel this week, but gave no details.More news: Trump blames D.C. officials for postponement of military parade
However, the Hamas Islamic terrorist group that governs de facto the Gaza Strip since it overthrewthe Palestinian Authority from power by a bloody coup in June 2007, refuses to disarm.