HMS5540; (FILES) UN cars drive down a road along the Philadelphi, or Salaheddin corridor, a narrow buffer zone along the Gaza Strip's border with Egypt, west of Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip on January 14, 2024. Israel, which has repeatedly vowed to destroy Hamas after the Palestinian militant group attacked southern Israel on October 7, said on May 29 its forces had taken over the 14-kilometre (8.5-mile) Philadelphi corridor on the Gaza-Egypt border, which it suspects was used for weapons smuggling. LEHTIKUVA / AFP, AFP / LEHTIKUVA / MAHMUD HAMS