Palestinians in the Gaza Strip are preparing to mark the beginning of the Islamic holy month of Ramzan from Friday amid a deteriorating economic situation due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
When an Israeli air strike targeted a security office near her home in Gaza this month, 10-year-old Zeina Dabous frantically scribbled a note and slipped it under her mother's pillow.
Empathy in the world had ceased to exist before the ceasefire in Gaza was announced.
The Palestinians denounced the move as "collective punishment" of the impoverished territory's 2 million residents, who have lived under an Israeli-Egyptian blockade since Hamas seized power from rival Palestinian forces nearly 15 years ago.
"Following a security assessment, it has been decided... that as of tomorrow... labourers and merchants will again be permitted to enter Israel from Gaza through the Erez crossing," said COGAT.
Israel also lifted security restrictions on southern Israeli communities after the Egyptian-mediated truce took effect late on Sunday. Honduras is considering moving its embassy in Israel back to Tel Aviv, a year after moving it to Jerusalem.
"Launching an attack which may be expected to incidentally kill or injure civilians, or damage civilian objects, in disproportionate manner to the concrete and direct military advantage anticipated, is prohibited," she said. "Such attacks must stop."
When I think of horses in Gaza the sad image which comes to mind is of a miserable, half starved creature, his ribs prominent and ears down,
The deaths on Friday came as thousands of Palestinians held protests at several sections of the Israel-Gaza border fence. Gaza's health ministry said 38 others were wounded by live fire.