Palestinians fired several rockets into southern Israel from the Gaza Strip early on Thursday and Israeli aircraft hit militant targets in Gaza, part of an escalation that was eerily similar to the run-up to last year's Israel-Gaza war.
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.
Israeli forces in the occupied West Bank killed five Palestinians on Monday, in a raid that saw seven Israeli security personnel wounded and rare helicopter fire.
US Vice President Harris, in call with Jordan's King Abdullah, reiterated US commitment to two-state solution to Israeli-Palestinian conflict and importance of upholding status quo at the Haram Al-Sharif /Temple mount.
Speaking after a cabinet meeting, Erdogan criticised U.S. President Joe Biden's approval of weapons sales to Israel.
The UN Security Council was to hold an emergency meeting amid a diplomatic push to end the fighting, as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed Israel would continue its military onslaught on the coastal enclave “as long as necessary.”
But in Jerusalem, Israeli police cracked down on stone-throwing protesters at the highly sensitive Al Aqsa mosque compound, two weeks after similar clashes sparked the conflict's worst escalation in years.
The idea of a two-state solution — with a sovereign Palestinian state alongside Israel and Jerusalem as their shared capital — has been the cornerstone of decades of international diplomacy aimed at ending the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney, who has represented Ireland on the UN Security Council in debates on Israel, supported the motion, and condemned what he described as Israel's "manifestly unequal" treatment of the Palestinian people.
In a statement, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs affirmed the Kingdom's total rejection of the serious violations of international law by the Israeli occupation forces, and called on the international community to take responsibility to "end the occupation..."