Three convoys transporting a total of 263 Palestinians cross into Rafah in the restive North Sinai region, sources say. Meanwhile, Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry says "concessions must be made in order to achieve peace."
The blast came less than a week after an explosion at a school killed 80 people, most of them schoolgirls from the ethnic Hazara Shia Muslim minority.
We look at how people in major cities around the world are celebrating the religious holiday that draws a line under a month of fasting and special prayers.
This year's celebrations marking the end of the Muslim month of Ramadan will be muted for some as vaccines are still out of reach for many.
The armed group Taliban declared a three-day ceasefire in Afghanistan to mark this week's Eid al-Fitr holiday, just two days after the government blamed the insurgents for bombs outside a school that killed more than 50 people, mostly young girls.
Eyewitnesses said all but seven or eight of the victims were schoolgirls going home after finishing studies.
"There will be no Mudik in 2021," Culture Minister Muhadjir Effendy says. Many head to hometowns in time, known as Mudik, for celebrations at the end of Islam's holy fasting month.
Afghan Taliban had announced a surprise three-day ceasefire with Afghan forces that ended on May 26 to mark the Eid al Fitr holiday.
As Prime Minister Imran Khan slams coronavirus measures as elitist, experts question why Pakistan's government is taking a risky-all-or-nothing approach towards the lockdown as cases rage and pummel the weak health systems.
The bomb struck a bus travelling through Kandahar province. The attack is said to the third since a brief ceasefire declared by the Taliban for a major Muslim holiday that ended last month.
Novel coronavirus has infected more than 6.4 million people around the world. Here are pandemic-related updates for June 2:
Resumption of prayers at Islam's third-holiest site caps a sombre period for Jerusalem's Muslims, who this year marked the holy fasting month of Ramadan and Eid al Fitr holiday without the usual daily visits to Al Aqsa due to Covid-19 restrictions.
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