While the Gulf’s gas-rich Abu Dhabi made peace with Israel last week, Gazans in Palestine have been bombed every day for the last ten days.
Gaza officials say the fire hit Hamas observation posts near Al Maghazi and Al Bureij refugee camps in the centre of the besieged area, and the town of Khan Yunis, further south.
Karem Abu Salem is one of three main Gaza border crossings with Israel and Egypt, but it is where most goods pass through daily.
Although the left in Israel is no match for the dominant right, it has managed to generate some resistance to Netanyahu's reckless ambition.
Amnesty International criticised the arrest of several individuals over expressing their views and called for all in custody to be released.
Circumventing parliament in March, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's cabinet approved emergency regulations that enabled the Shin Bet internal security service to tap into cellular data to retrace the movements of people infected by the virus.
Israel received criticism for moving ahead with plans to annex parts of the West Bank amid the coronavirus pandemic.
In what's described as "the world's largest open-air prison" 13 coronavirus cases have been confirmed, with all patients in quarantine.
Officials have voiced concern that a shortage of critical equipment and medical supplies could set off a rapid spread amongst the enclave's two million people.
The Gaza Health Ministry says it urgently needs more than $20 million to stave off the collapse of the health system if there is a major outbreak.
The rallies were called for March 30 to mark the second anniversary of the "Great March of Return", which had prompted weekly protests by Palestinians seeking to regain access to land.
The Norwegian Refugee Council said it was unable to reach people in Syria, Yemen and the Gaza Strip, where authorities have imposed strict measures to halt the spread of the virus.
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